"When food that has been digested becomes lodged in the intestines, the outcome is constipation. Just drinking enough water may help keep things moving along in the digestive tract at times."
When ingested, lemon juice attracts water into the gastrointestinal system, which might speed up the process of defecation, as noted by Thomason.
Chia seeds' insoluble fibre concentration is thought to have a laxative effect by making stools softer, as noted by the Cleveland Clinic.
"Coffee may be best recognised for its caffeine content, but drinking coffee may also activate the digestive system to action," adds Manaker.
"Apple juice has a pretty high ratio of fructose to glucose and sorbitol content, which may help gradually ease constipation."
These researchers observed that "Prunes reduced hard, lumpy, and watery stools while boosting regular stool.
Aloe vera includes a big amount of antioxidants and may help speed up intestinal motility, which may ease constipation.
Black and green tea, especially, have a slight laxative effect and may stimulate the digestive tract due to their high caffeine content.