Eat prunes, raisins, or dates for constipation.
Drink a glass of prune juice to aid bowel movement.
Take liquid chlorophyll for general bowel health and maintenance.
Relieve constipation in small children by having the child eat bran cereal.
Eat guava with seeds to add roughage to the diet.
Get plenty of fiber and whole wheat in your diet, and drink plenty of water.
Give licorice or dandelion tea to young children for constipation.
Maintain a daily exercise regimen.
Take acidophilus in capsule form for spastic colons and to balance intestinal flora.
Take fenugreek, psyllium, or slippery elm to lubricate, cleanse, and heal the colon.