Constipation

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Constipation:

  • Aloe Vera Leaf
  • American Ginseng
  • Apple
  • Apple Pectin
  • Asparagus Root
  • Avena Sativa
  • Barberry Root
  • Black Walnut Hull
  • Blue Flag
  • Burdock Root
  • Caraway Seed
  • Cascara Sagrada
  • Dandelion Root
  • Dong Quai
  • Fenugreek
  • Flaxseed
  • Fo-Ti Root
  • Goldenseal Root
  • Grapefruit Seed
  • Guar Gum
  • Kelp
  • Konjac Root Glucomannan
  • Lemon Balm
  • Licorice Root
  • Mayapple
  • Milk Thistle
  • Oat Straw
  • Plantain
  • Psyllium
  • Psyllium Husk
  • Psyllium Seed
  • Senna
  • Sheep Sorrel
  • Slippery Elm Bark
  • Spirulina
  • White Kidney Bean
  • White Oak Bark

Natural Cures and Remedies for Constipation

Indications (Bael) — Allergy (1; WO3); Ameba (1; WO2); Ankylostomiasis (1; MPI); Aphtha (f; LMP); Asthma (1; WO2); Bacteria (1; WO2); Beriberi (f; WO2); Bronchosis (f; MPI); Cancer, abdomen (f; JLH); Cancer, colon (f; JLH); Cancer, nose (f; JLH); Cardiopathy (f; SKJ); Catarrh (f; DEP); Colitis (1; WO3); Conjunctivosis (f; LMP; WO2); Constipation (1; DEP; LMP; PH2; SKJ); Convulsion (f; SKJ); Cramp (f; MPI); Dermatosis (f; LMP); Diabetes (1; LMP; SKJ; WO2); Diarrhea (f; DEP; PH2; WO2); Dropsy (f; WO2); Dysentery (f; DEP; SKJ); Dyspepsia (f; DEP); Edema (1; WO2); Enterosis (f; DEP; JLH); Escherichia (1; WO2); Fever (f; DEP; MPI; SKJ; SUW); Fungus (1; WO2); Gastrosis (f; SKJ); Giardia (1; WO2); Gonorrhea (f; DEP; SKJ); Hyperglycemia (1; WO2); IBS (f; WO3); Induration (f; JLH); Infection (1; SKJ; WO2); Inflammation (1; LMP; WO3); Jaundice (f; WO3); Malaria (f; DEP; SUW; WO2); Mucososis (f; DEP); Mycosis (1; WO2); 49

Yellow dock is another general detoxifier, which is especially useful whenever skin problems are made worse by constipation (yellow dock is a gentle laxative). It can be used for eczema, acne and psoriasis.

Aloe Vera Leaf, American Ginseng, Apple, Apple Pectin, Asparagus Root, Avena Sativa, Barberry Root, Black Walnut Hull, Blue Flag, Burdock Root, Caraway Seed, Cascara Sagrada, Dandelion Root, Dong Quai, Fenugreek, Flaxseed, Fo-Ti Root, Goldenseal Root, Grapefruit Seed, Guar Gum, Kelp, Konjac Root Glucomannan, Lemon Balm, Licorice Root, Mayapple, Milk Thistle, Oat Straw, Plantain, Psyllium, Psyllium Husk, Psyllium Seed, Senna, Sheep Sorrel, Slippery Elm Bark, Spirulina, White Kidney Bean, White Oak Bark

Cancer (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, breast (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, colon (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, ovary (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, stomach (1; FNF; JLH); Catarrh (f; PH2); Cholera (f; MAD); Cold (f; PHR); Colic (1; MAD); Confusion (f; PH2); Constipation (f; EFS; FAD; HHB); Cramp (f; DEM); Diarrhea (f; MAD); Diphtheria (f; MAD; PHR); Dysentery (f; MAD); Enterosis (f; MAD); Felon (f; JLH); Fever (f; HHB; PHR; PH2; PNC); Flu (f; MAD; PH2); Gastrosis (f; MAD); Gingivosis (f; PNC); Gonorrhea (f; DEM; PH2); Head Cold (f; PH2; PHR); Hemoptysis (f; DEM); Hepatosis (f; HHB); Immunodepression (1; FAD; PH2; PNC); Infection (f; PH2; PNC); Inflammation (f; DEM; FAD; JLH; PH2); Influenza (f; PHR); Leukorrhea (f; PHR); Leukemia (1; FNF); Lymphadenosis (f; PHR); Lymphoma (1; FNF); Malaria (f; MAD; PHR); Mastosis (f; PH2); Melanoma (1; FNF); Mucososis (f; PH2); Nephrosis (f; DEM); Neuroblastoma (1; FNF); Pharyngosis (f; PH2; PNC); Proctosis (f; MAD); Prolapse (f; MAD); Respirosis (f; PH2); Rheumatism (f; DEM); Scarlet Fever (f; MAD; PHR); Sore (f; DEM; FAD; PH2); Sore Throat (f; FAD; PH2); Sprain (f; DEM); Stomatosis (f; PHR); Swelling (f; JLH); Tonsilosis (f; PH2; PNC); Toothache (f; DEM; FAD); Tumor (1; FNF); Typhoid (f; PHR); Typhus (f; MAD; PHR); Vaginosis (f; PNC); VD (f; DEM); Vomiting (f; DEM); Whitlow (f; JLH); Wound (f; DEM; PHR).

Indications (Belleric) — Adenopathy (f; JLH); Anemia (f; KAB); Asthma (f; KAB; SKJ); Bacteria (1; FNF; WOI); Biliousness (f; KAB; SUW); Bite (f; HH2; KAB); Bronchosis (f; KAB); Cancer (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, abdomen (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, colon (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, gland (1; FNF; JLH); Cancer, liver (1; FNF; JLH); Cholera (1; FNF; SKJ); Cold (1; FNF; SKJ); Constipation (f; KAB; KAP; SUW; WOI); Cornea (f; KAB); Cough (1; FNF; KAP; SKJ); Cramp (f; SKJ);

Warm water enema should be used during the treatment to cleanse the bowels. If constipation is habitual, all steps should be taken for its eradication. Application of alternate compress to liver area followed by general wet sheet rub will be beneficial. The morning dry friction and breathing and other exercises should form a regular daily feature of the treatment.

Soothes sore throats Blackberry cordial or syrup is an excellent treatment for sore throats. Contraindications Although e?ective as an herbal astringent to control bleeding, blackberry leaf should not be used for an extended period because its high astringency may inhibit men-strual bleeding and may cause constipation or diarrhea. Although that seems like contradicting information, herbs a?ect people with di?erent physical constitutions in di?erent ways.