Daun Jarak to Relieve Constipation

"Defecation is the final stage of the digestive process. In the human digestive system, all the consumed food and drink will go through the digestive process in the stomach, small intestine and then into the large intestine. Then water and nutrients are absorbed in the large intestine and food waste excreted as stools. But what happen when if our bowel movements are not smooth, aka constipation? Read this article and find out the answer"

Published by : administrator  -  10/02/2020 08:34 WIB

2 Minutes read.

Constipation happen when you have difficulty to pass stool for a long time. Constipation is caused by lack of fluids in the body and a lack of consumption of fibrous foods. Constipation often affects children because of poor diet. In addition, lack of activity and just sitting around are one of the causes of constipation.

Constipation generally begins with an uncomfortable stomach and over time you will feel stomach pain. When stool builds up in the large intestine, the stool becomes hard and difficult to pass. You need to push hard to get rid it.

Constipation can be treated with several herb plants around us, such as daun jarak (castor leaves), pineapple and asam (tamarind). It’s easy to make the herb.


  • 1 sheet of castor leaf
  • ½ cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 asam
  • 3 glasses of water

How to make:

Boil all ingredients and drink the water 2 times a day. Drink 1 cup 2 hours after eating. But remember, to even smooth out the process, always eat food rich in fiber and minerals.



Khoirul, Teguh M; fa, Arifah. 2010. Sapu Bersih semua Penyakit Dengan Ramuan Tradisional. Yogyakarta : Citra Media

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