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Homeopathic Approach

For treating constipation, certain dietary changes along with increased fluid intake and exercises  have to be implemented first. If the constipation gets relieved by these dietary and lifestyle modifications then no medication required. But if constipation persists, then the cause has to be looked into or searched, depending on which the homeopathic treatment is based.

Homeopathic medicines improves the general condition of the person and make him healthy. Here are few of the remedies which may help in treating constipation.


It is recommended that these homeopathic medicines should be administered only after consulting a qualified homeopathic physician.

Constipation- remedies in general

Abies nigra, Aesculus, Aloes, Alumina, Ammonium carb, Anacardium, Bryonia,Causticum, Graphites, Hydrastis, Kali bichromicum, Kali carb, Lycopodium,Magnum mur, Natrum mur, Nitric acid, Nux vomica, Opium, Phosphorus,Platina, Podophylum, Sepia, Silicea, Staphysagria, Sulphur.

  • Abuse of enemas


  • Constipation alternating with diarrhea

Antimonium crudum, Chelidonium, Hydrastis, Nux vomica, Sulphur.

  • Constipation from abuse of purgatives

Hydrastis, Nux vomica.

  • Constipation from hemorrhoids or piles

Aesculus, Nux vomica, Sulphur.

  • Constipation from dryness of intestine

Aesculus, Alumina, Bryonia, Lycopodium, Natrum mur, Opium, Platina, Sulphur.

  • Constipation in infants, children

Aesculus, Alumina, Lycopodium, Magnum mur, Nux vomica, Psorinum, Sepia, Silicea.

  • Constipation in old people

Alumina, Antimonium crudum, Opium, Selenium.

  • Constipation in women

Alumina, Asafetida, Graphites, Hydrastis, Natrum mur, Platina, Podophylum, Sepia.

  • Dry, difficult, scanty, knotty, ball or dung-like stools

Alumina, Carduus, Chelidonium, Graphites, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Sepia, Sulphur.

  • When even soft stool is passed with difficulty

Alumina, Anacardium, Platina, Ratanhia, Silicea.