Natural remedies for constipation and mineral oil
There are a number of possible causes of constipation, such as: lack of hydration, irritable bowel syndrome and certain medications etc. Fortunately, there are many natural remedies for constipation in these days.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Cheap Natural Remedies for Constipation-Mineral Oil
Constipation affects most people from time to time and can vary from being
infrequent to being a chronic, long term condition. It provides an unpleasant feeling,
but this doesn’t really mean that you have to suffer with it. Constipation is common
for women in the early stages of pregnancy to experience constipation. There are a
number of possible causes of constipation, such as: lack of hydration, irritable bowel
syndrome and certain medications etc. Fortunately, there are many natural remedies
for constipation in these days.
Mineral oil is a clear liquid that can be bought at any pharmacy or retail store. It has
many internal and external uses and is a natural way to treat a variety of medical
ailments. Mineral oil has been used to combat constipation for many years. It is good
natural remedies for constipation. Mineral oil helps to soften the stool and also makes
it easier for stool to pass through the intestines. The oil quickly runs through your
digestive system by taking orally. It is an inhibitor to absorption of some minerals and
vitamins so it is best if taken only for one week or less. Plus, the oil is commonly
included in skin and hair care products. In addition, mineral oil also has other health
benefits as follows:
Mineral oil is an inevitable part of various products used as anti-aging skin care
Mineral oil is often used as a lubricant for engineering purposes because it doesn't
degrade as quickly as biological oils.
Mineral oil is a common ingredient in baby lotions, cold creams, ointments and
Mineral oil can be used on eyelashes to prevent brittleness and breaking and, in
Mineral oil is a cheap alternative for storing reactive metals as well.
However, mineral is not recommended for pregnant women or young children. Do not
take mineral oil for longer than one week. At the same time, do not take within 2
hours of meals because of possible interference with food digestion and absorption of
nutrients and vitamins. And always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for
It is one of the burgeoning problems of a city life. Constipation is one of the most
common gastrointestinal complaints in the world. Some herbs are actually quite
powerful and you should not use an herbal remedy for constipation without knowing a
bit about the actual herb you are planning to use. The number one cause of
constipation is diet. Even age is a factor. The older we get, the more prone we are to
the problem. Eating too fast is major cause of constipation. The more common causes
of constipation are poor diet, not drinking enough water, insufficient exercise,
allergies, and excessive physical and emotional tension. It’s not the frequency of
bowel movements or straining that determines if a baby is constipated or not, it’s the
consistency of the stool. The slow movement of food through the large intestine and
the amount of time the waste remains in the colon are factors that contribute to
If the problem is severe or frequent and causes you a great deal of discomfort, in this
case, you should adopt some remedies. In addition to mention earlier, there are also
many other natural remedies for constipation such as:
Having regular exercise and drinking more water.
Enzymes help aid in digestion.
Flaxseed may relieve constipation (used as a gentle laxative) and support healthy
Sesame seed oil also is useful for treating constipation.
Exercise regularly for 20-30 minutes, such as walking, biking or swimming,
which help to stimulate intestinal function.
Apple cider vinegar is an old and known remedy for constipation and other
Drinking herbal teas containing gentle laxatives remedies such as dandelion, help
to keep you regular and prevent constipation.
Fruit naturally helps prevent constipation, and it is so easy to pack in extra fiber
and even hide vegetable to reduce the calorie intake and increase the health
benefits of smoothies.
Smoothies play a very big part in my natural remedy for constipation.
In short, lifestyle changes that may prevent or relieve constipation include exercising,
drinking enough water, and eating a proper diet with fiber-rich foods such as fresh
fruits and vegetables.