• Constipation refers to trouble with passing stools
• The condition occurs due to any disturbance in the digestive tract
• Due to constipation, faecal material gets accumulated in the body. The toxins can lead to:
o Arthritis
o Rheumatism
o Cataract
o High blood pressure
o Appendicitis

Symptoms to look for:

• Abdominal cramps
• Excessive gas in stomach
• Bloated sensation
• Erratic bowel movements
• Feeling of coating on the tongue
• Bad taste in mouth
• Bad breath

• Lack of fibre in diet
• Erratic meal timings
• Excessive consumption of meat, tea or coffee
• Inadequate water consumption
• Inadequate mastication
• Consuming alcohol
• Stress
• Anxiety
• Depression

Natural home remedy using lemon and salt:
1. Take 1 glass lukewarm water
2. Squeeze ½ lemon in it
3. Add 1 tsp salt
4. Mix well
5. Drink every morning on an empty stomach

Natural home remedy using isabgol:
1. Take 1 glass warm water
2. Add 1 tbsp isabgol, an ayurvedic herb
3. Mix well
4. Drink at bedtime

Natural home remedy using fennel seed powder:
1. Take 1 glass warm water
2. Add ½ tsp fennel seed powder
3. Mix well
4. Drink at bedtime

• Take a walk after dinner. It aids in proper digestion of food
• Consume a couple of oranges before bedtime as it helps stimulate bowel movement.