Now before you get excited and try out all of the natural alternatives (please not all at once). Try drinking a couple of glasses of water. Water helps to soften and lubricate your stool.
Listen to grandma on this one, a couple of prunes are the perfect way to get you back on track. Loaded with insoluble fibre and sorbitol they’ll have you back to normal in no time.
3. Chia Seeds
This dark horse is an amazing natural solution. Not only are chia seeds packed with fibre but the gel-like substance that they create in your gut helps move stools more easily.
Honestly, it doesn’t matter the form, whole, oils or powder flaxseeds pack a fibre punch and also contain mucilage which is a gel-like compound that coats your digestive system and helps get things moving.
6. Greek Yoghurt
Probiotic-rich foods like Green yoghurt are great for your digestion and even better when you’re feeling a little constipated. With over a billion bacteria in every spoonful, probiotics will have you back up and running in next to no time.
7. Dark leafy greens
Throw a handful of spinach in your smoothie it’s time to get moving! No seriously, dark leafy greens are packed with fibre and magnesium which naturally softens your stool.
8. Aloe vera
The gel from inside aloe vera leaves has a natural laxative effect from anthraquinone glycosides, which naturally draw water into your intestines and help get your digestive tract moving.