Adequate hydration with water is the first line of defence to treat acute or chronic constipation.
According to Thomason, "lemon juice pushes water into the GI tract and this might promote the bowel emptying process" when ingested.
The insoluble fibre in chia seeds is thought to have a laxative effect by making stools easier to pass, as noted by the Cleveland Clinic.
Coffee may be most recognised for its caffeine content, but drinking coffee may also activate the digestive system to action, helping things to 'start moving' naturally
With its high fructose concentration compared to glucose and sorbitol, apple juice may provide some relief from constipation.
Prunus juice was shown to be a healthy and risk-free drink option in one research, and it was recommended for those with persistent constipation.
Aloe vera includes a big amount of antioxidants and may help speed up intestinal motility, which may ease constipation.
Black and green tea have more caffeine than other teas, making them moderate laxatives that may stimulate the digestive tract.