What Are the Symptoms of Constipation?  Which Remedies Should be Followed to Get Rid of It?

Oh no, it’s the problem of constipation again! What did you eat last night so you go this stomach issue? Well, someone gets constipation, this is very first question strikes everyone’s mind. However, there are other reasons also that can cause constipation and some of them are sedentary, some medications, overuse of laxatives, travelling, sedentary life style, lack of fibrous foods or frequent changes in routine life, etc.

Alongside causes, symptoms of constipation are also necessary to check.

Some of the common symptoms are:

  • Hard or lumpy stools
  • Irregular bowel movements
  • Feeling of blockage in rectum that cause hindrance in bowel movements
  • It’s taking more than usual to pass the stools and also, it’s painful
  • Sometimes it becomes so hard to pass the stool, you put so much stress on your abdomen but it hurts a lot and gives you a feeling of fatigue

So, whenever you face this issue, it is quite necessary to go for the right solution to get rid of it. You can either consult the doctor or can choose home remedies. If you are willing to go with home remedies for constipation, here are some that we can discuss.

Drink Water Adequately

Drink Water Adequately

Is your water in check? Well, lack of water intake is one of the major reasons for constipation.

Dehydration in the body can cause irregular bowel movements or harden the stools so, it’s necessary to drink 8-9 glass of water per day not only for preventing the constipation but also for maintaining a better health.

Add Guava to Your Diet

Intake of guava fruit is helpful to reduce the problem of constipation. The guava is soluble dietary fibre, pretty much works as a natural laxative. Guava to be eaten on an empty stomach in the morning is well known for relieving the symptoms of the piles.

Try Castor root or Castor Oil

Castor is a common medicinal plant used for various of health conditions. It can also help with constipation; the roots of castor can be used along with milk to get relief from the constipation. Also, Pet Saffa Ayurvedic Granules contains castor oil, you can also try them for constipation relief. Castor Oil natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient helps prevent gastro-intestinal infections.

Triphala is Super Effective for Constipation Relief

Triphala is combination of three natural ingredients (Amala, Bheda, and Haritaki). Each fruit has its unique property that helps keep gut health maintained.

For example,

Amala has laxative properties, it cools the inner lining of the stomach an reduces inflammation. It also helps reduce burning sensation in gut which is a usual problem people face after spicy or oily food intake.

Haritaki is also a powerful laxative, works a lubricant inside the stomach which further helps loosen the stools.

Baheda Besides a wonderful laxative, Baheda is also a dietary fiber so, exceptionally helps prevent constipation.

Increase the Intake of Fibrous Foods

Fiber rich food intake plays an important role to soften, accelerate and increase stool frequency. If a person is constipated, he can add following foods to his diet.

Bran cereal

Black beans



Black raisins

Brussels sprouts





Exercise Daily

Most of the people who live a sedentary lifestyle, probably experience constipation problem. So, it’s good to exercise or do some yoga for an improved gut health.

Keep your body moving with light exercises, yoga asanas, walking, and jogging not only for constipation prevention but also for a strong and fit body. 

Above mentioned remedies for constipation can be wonderfully effective for giving stomach healthy and relaxed feel. One can simply try them and see the results though, in severe conditions it’s necessary to consult the doctor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Which types of foods should not be taken in constipation problem?

Chips, fast food, meat, packed food stuff, such as some frozen meals, processed foods, such as hot dogs, burgers, pizzas, and spicy food stuff should be avoided in this condition.

It is good to have veggies, fruits and probiotics to prevent constipation.

Q. What are the side effects of constipation?

Loss of appetite



Anal fissures

Severe pain with bowel movements

Loss of weight are some of the side effects that can affect health severely.

In severe condition, it is crucial to consult the doctor.

Q. Is Pet Saffa effective in constipation?

effective in constipation

Pet Saffa Ayurvedic granules made with the goodness of 16 Ayurvedic herbs like triphala, Ajwain, saunf, and nisot, help relieve constipation effectively. The goodness of natural ingredients in it improves bowel movements and prevents constipation.

Q. How should I take Pet Saffa?

Pet Saffa Ayurvedic granules should be taken after dinner at bed time. Take 1 teaspoon of Pet Saffa granules with one glass of lukewarm water and let your stomach feel relaxed in the morning.