5 Ayurvedic Herbs That Promote Bowel Movement

Major Contributors for Irregular Bowel Movements

An Ayurvedic Approach for Promoting Regular Bowel Movements Naturally:

Senna leaf

Senna contains natural laxative called anthraquinones (an active chemical component), which improves contraction of intestinal muscles and helps in improving bowel movement.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera have high anthraquinones, which improves intestinal muscle contraction and helps in the treatment of constipation.

Myrobalan (Haritaki)

Myrobalan seeds in any form aids in healthy digestion and easier bowel movement.

Cascara Sagrada Bark

Cascara sagrada bark contains active constituents called cascarosides A and B, which are responsible for the laxative effect.

Fennel seed

The essential oils present in fennel seeds helps in treating common digestive issues like gas, cramping etc.


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