Herbals for Constipation

Foods that move slowly through your digestive tract are more likely to cause constipation
and bad breath, such as red meat, fried foods, and processed foods.


A high-fibre diet is essential to prevent constipation and straining. Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. These foods are also high in antioxidants and good fats, both of which are helpful for circulation. Chronic constipation can also cause bad breath, headache, to straining), and worsen varicose veins.
 

aloes for constipation

Aloes, Angelica Blue flag and Boldo are some of the herbal remedies for constipation. Boldo, in combination with cascara, rhubarb and gentian, had a beneficial effect on a variety of symptoms such as loss of appetite, digestion difficulties and constipation. Cascara is stated to possess mild purgative properties and has been used for constipation. Flaxseed is a good source of dietary fiber (14 g of fiber per 50 g serving) and is thus used to relieve constipation and to treat ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.