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Ayurvedic Treatment of Constipation


Constipation is a disorder, which is characterized by pain, bleeding and extreme difficulty is passing the stool. Today, more than 95% individuals are suffering from this indigestion or some or the other problem associated with digestion. These complications eventually lead to constipation.

Ayurveda believes that the major cause of all the important diseases in today's world is the 'evil-filth'. This evil-filth gets accumulated in the intestines, which gives rise to the painful disorder of constipation. This disorder originates from lack of proper nutrition, indigestion and collection of the evil-filth in the body, especially the intestines. People do not become aware of the disorder in the initial phases. They become conscious only when there is acidity, formation of gas and stomachache in their bodies.

The food that we eat gets transformed to various forms like blood, juices, semen, flesh, muscles, etc. When the food ingested gets transformed to dry-filth, also known as the "mala" or the "dirt" and is not excreted out from the body at ease regularly, it gets stored in various parts of the body. This situation is known as the constipation or "malavirodha".

Ayurvedic Assessment of Constipation


Ayurveda explains the concept of constipation. It says that too much presence of wind in the body of the individuals, the digestion of food becomes unbalanced and asymmetrical. This situation, if prevails for a prolonged period of time leads to 'Vishtaandhajiran', which means chronic constipation. This gives rise to hard deposited waste matter, which becomes difficult to get passed from the body. The stomach and the colon fail to develop sufficient flatulence to push off the stool from the body. This severely affects the physical health, emotional balance and mental stability.

Getting relief from the painful disorder is actually a multifaceted approach. Build up of toxic substances and formation of blockages in the pathways are the major hindrances to the easy and natural bowel movement. Also, certain foods contribute to constipation. Any psychological variations like depression, anxiety, stress or tension give rise to constipation. The Ayurveda assesses the various unbalance in the functioning of the individuals, which leads to severe diseases. And, the assessment says the major reason of the various disturbances and unbalances in the body is constipation.

Major Causes of Constipation

Some of The Important Causes, Which Lead to Constipation are The Following:

  • Poor nutrition
  • Lack of digestion and proper metabolism
  • Unbalance in the nervous system
  • Accumulation of toxic materials in the body and blocking the pathway
  • Reduction in the immunity of the body
  • Disturbances in the rhythm of the natural biological events
  • Certain drugs
  • Some food items

According to Ayurveda, constipation is a symptom of various gastro-intestinal disorder. But, this symptom eventually gives rise to a lot of disorders and malfunctioning in the body. This creates unbalance and disrupts the normal working procedure of the individuals. All these, eventually lead to several diseases and deadly disorders. The body stops functioning properly and a lot of difficulties are observed.

Thus, the major aim of Ayurvedic science is to have a holistic healing multifaceted approach to treat the root cause of several diseases – constipation.

Herbal Remedies for Constipation

Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Colon Cleanse Pack for ayurvedic treatment of constipation. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.


  1. Triphala Capsules - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.
  2. Kumari Saar - 15-20 ml of the juice, to be diluted in a glass of water and taken two times per day. Once empty stomach in the morning and second dose in the evening at least 1-2 hrs before dinner.
  3. Yakrit Plihantak churna - 1 teaspoon twice daily with water.

Products Description

1. Triphala Capsules

Triphala generally means, three fruits. Triphala capsules from the house of Planet Ayurveda are prepared using the pure extracts of Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bhibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis). All these herbs are mentioned in the Ayurvedic texts. Triphala helps to maintain Vata and Pitta dosha of the body. It is very helpful in colon cleansing thus treats constipation naturally.

2. Kumari Saar

Kumari saar of Planet Ayurveda is a pure Aloe Vera juice that contains high portion of natural nutrients and vital substances in it. Aloe vera is a good source of vitamins, enzymes, salicylic acid, sugars, Anthraquinones, amino acids etc. This nutritious juice is good for the overall health of the body. It is very helpful in colon cleansing thus treats constipation naturally.

3. Yakrit Plihantak Churna

Yakritplihantak churna of Planet Ayurveda is a pure formulation which contains the various herbs that are used frequently in an Ayurvedic system of health care.

The herbs that are used in this product are Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurrao), Makoy (Solanum indicum), punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) and Bhringraj (Eclipta alba). It is very helpful in colon cleansing thus treats constipation naturally.

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