Kadukkai powder is a natural laxative that is available to us. Many suffer from constipation and take medicines for it continuously. Having a traditional diet that is rich in fiber and using natural laxatives like kadukkai podi | powder will keep our bowels in good health. Regularly consuming medicine for constipation will make a person dependent on them and of course the side effects of bloating and flatulence when the laxative medicines are taken regularly. Stock up on this natural laxative and use it whenever you suffer from constipation. To make the remedy, break the haritaki, remove the seeds and sun dry the haritaki peel very well in the sun. Powder it well to a very fine powder and bottle it. Take the required amount of powder in a bowl, boil water and add to the haritaki powder. Drink it once it comes to lukewarm temperature before going to bed. You will find yourself free from constipation the next day morning. We do get haritaki powder in the markets but I prefer making it on my own as it is very effective when freshly ground.