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15 Home Remedies to Help Relieve Constipation

Constipation is a painfully embarrassing condition, but our first instinct—rather than consulting a medical professional or talking to a friend about natural remedies—is to skulk out and purchase an over-the-counter laxative. However, you don’t have to waste money on drugs or suffer embarrassment for long. The good news is that many natural remedies that you already have at home will get you back to a “regular” morning routine.

Here are fifteen home remedies to relieve constipation…

1. Honey

Honey is known for its mild laxative benefits. If you’re constipated, try taking one tablespoon three times a day. You can take it alone, but it’s much nicer in a warm cup of tea or just hot water with a bit of lemon.

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