COURTESY ZAAHEDA MOHAMED
AUTHOR OF STEPPING STONES
Take one table spoon of castor oil at bed time until you get relief.
A Tblsp olive oil on empty tummy.Develop a habit of drinking water. Start with 2 glasses of water, and increase intake.
Constipation responds to warm, moist, moderately oily, protein-rich foods. Eating soups, stews, casseroles, cooked squash, and moist root vegetables like turnips and yams will help solve constipation.
Have Nabeez for suhur. but for constipation Soak 3-4 dried figs after washing them overnight in water. Eat them first thing in the morning, and also drink the water in which they were soaked. They should also be taken in the evening. Try this treatment for 3-4 weeks.
Apply 3 to 4 drops of lukewarm castor oil over the navel at night in kids. It will help in clearing the bowel movements in kids (of age 1- 3 years) in the morning.Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of psyllium husk in a glass of juice or warm water daily.
3-4 basil leaves before breakfast with Luke warm water.
Constipation Home Remedy Drink
2 cups water
15 Raisins or Sultanas
2 tsp Fennel seed
1/2 tsp Ajwain seed
3 Cardamom pods
1/2 tsp ginger
Bring all of the ingredients to the boil,simmer until reduced to 1 cup and then drink.