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15 Home Remedies for Constipation


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Try a Cup of Coffee
This cup of coffee may stimulate your digestive tract.
This cup of coffee may stimulate your digestive tract.

The bitter-tasting constituents in coffee, and all bitter-tasting foods, stimulate the digestive tract. If you don't like coffee, try an herb called Oregon grape. The root of this plant and some close cousins such as barberry have been used safely since ancient times to overcome occasional constipation. Mix 1/2 teaspoon Oregon grape tincture in water and sip slowly before eating for best results.