Constipation


CONSTIPATION


Introduction:

        Digestive problem is the main root of the disease named constipation. If the stomach is the abode of diseases, the intestine is the producer of poisonous elements. Many diseases occur due to this reason in which constipation is the main.

        If there is any kind of obstruction in the process of digestion of food, the disease, constipation occurs. Physical harmony becomes disturbed due to this disease because of which several stomach diseases occur. Working power of the body reduces because of this disease. Several other kinds of diseases take a person in their grip because of this disease. Such diseases are as flatulence, stomachache, gastritis, headache, pain in the hands and feet, indigestion, piles, etc.  

Symptoms of constipation:

  • The patient of this disease does not go for evacuation of stool daily.
  • When the patient of this disease evacuates stool, he feels great difficulty. Sometimes, small tumors of stool come with stool. When the patient has evacuated stool, he feels lightness.
  • Tongue of the patient of constipation becomes white and dusky in color.
  • The patient suffers from excessive wind in the stomach. Foul smell comes out when the patient stinks.
  • The patient keeps on exhaling out foul smell from the mouth too.
  • The patient does not feel hunger properly.
  • The patient suffers from headache too in this disease.
  • Darkness comes under the eyes of the patient of this disease and he keeps on feeling retching.
  • The patient of this disease suffers from several other kinds of diseases too. Such diseases are as acnes on the face, blisters in the mouth, acidity, irritation, gout, cataract, high blood pressure.

Causes of constipation:

  • Taking fried things may be the cause of constipation.
  • Suppression of urine and stool may be the causes of constipation. 
  • Use of cold things as ice cream, pastry, chocolate and other cold drinks may be the cause of this disease.
  • Excessive use of pain killer medicines becomes the reason of constipation.
  • A person becomes the victim of constipation if he remains far from physical labor and exercise.
  • If the patient of this disease suffers from anemia and he sleeps very much, he becomes the patient of this disease.
  • A person can be the patient of this disease if he does not drink water in sufficient quantity.
  • If a person does not take meal on proper time, he becomes the patient of this disease.
  • Wrong eating habits of a person may be the cause of this disease.
  • Constipation can take a person in its grip if he uses fine flour or flour without sifting in his meal.
  • Stale food may be the cause of this disease too.
  • Excessive use of liquid substances may be the cause of constipation.
  • Excessive smoking and use of drugs may be the cause of constipation.

Treatment of constipation according to naturopathy:

  • The patient of constipation should never use purgative medicine to create loose motions. He should remove all the causes of origin of constipation and then treatment should be started according to naturopathy.
  • The patient of this disease should eat breads made from the flour that has not been sieved through sieve. He should take green vegetables by chewing properly. Mostly, he should take uncooked food. The patient gets lots of relief if he uses sprouted grains.  
  • The patient should eat fruits on large scale. Such fruits are as papaya, orange, dates, coconut, guava, grapes, apple, cucumber, carrot, sweet beet, bengal quence, walnut, fig, etc.
  • The patient of constipation gets lots of relief by drinking lemon juice mixed water, coconut water, juice of fruits and vegetables.
  • The disease of the patient is cured soon by drinking the juice of wheat plants.
  • A patient gets rid of constipation within some days by drinking juice of spinach for some days regularly.
  • Immerse 25 grams currants in water at night. Obstinate constipation can be broken by eating these immersed currants in the morning regularly.
  • The patient of constipation gets lots of relief if he eats 10-12 raisins in the morning and evening.
  • Mix juice of lemon in hot water and drink at night. The patient evacuates stool clearly.
  • The patient of constipation should take the powder of Triphala regularly for the treatment of this disease.
  • The patient should drink 2-4 glass water after getting up in the morning. Thereafter, he should go for evacuation.
  • The patient of this disease should apply mud pack or bandage of wet cloth on the stomach for 20-25 minutes. This disease disappears within some days by doing this process for some days regularly. Thereafter, the patient should take hip-bath (Kati Snan). He should adopt enema to cleanse the stomach.  
  • The patient of this disease should go for walking in open air regularly.
  • The patient of this disease should drink water in the evening of green colored bottle that has been kept in sunlight. Its use helps in the treatment of constipation. Thereafter, Isbgol can be taken but there should be no foodstuff in it.
  • He should not take flour products, gram flour, fried foodstuffs and spicy things.
  • The patient of this disease should do Vajra-Asana for five minutes after having meal. If this Asana is done in the morning after getting up, the doer evacuates stool soon.
  • A patient gets rid of constipation by doing different kinds of Asanas after drinking water. Such Asanas are as Sarpa-Asana, Kati-Chakra-Asana, Urdhavahstotonasan, Udarakarshan, Padahastasab, etc.
  • If the patient has been suffering from obstinate constipation, he should take hip-bath (Kati-Snan) in the morning and evening. He should foment his stomach at the time of sleeping at night. He should drink at least 6 glass of water in a day.
  • The patient of this disease should lick one spoon sauce of Indian gooseberry by mixing in lukewarm water. Its use provides lots of relief.
  • Keep water in the bowl of bronze at night and drink in the morning. By doing so, the patient evacuates easily by drinking this water and he remains far from constipation. 
  • The patient of this disease should eat two apples by chewing properly in the morning regularly. The disease is cured soon.
  • Mix one spoon castor oil in hot milk and drink once in a week. The disease is cured within some days by this medicine.
  • The patient should take meal only when he feels hunger.
  • The patient of this disease should keep wet towel drenched in cold water for at least eight minutes. The disease named constipation is cured soon by this treatment.