You can make a fiber at home that helps fight constipation, with the richest and healthiest natural ingredients, and in this way you will improve intestinal transit and avoid constipation.

Constipation is one of the conditions with the most growth in recent years, it seems that stress, hectic pace of life and tensions tend to affect the digestive system and end up causing constipation, among other damage to health, and in In many other cases, it can end up causing chronic intestinal damage, such as irritable bowel or colitis .

Nuts, such as prunes and raisins, are known to be a great ally in relieving constipation as they are a very rich source of fiber. Therefore, we are going to share a recipe so that you can make your homemade fiber and in this way fight constipation, naturally.

Recipe to make homemade fiber

To avoid the chemicals that some products that claim to treat constipation may contain, nothing better than making our own fiber to give our body something totally healthy.


  • 200 gr. dried plums without the seed
  • 200 gr. of Flaxseed (brown seed)
  • 200 gr. dried figs
  • 35 gr. chia seeds
  • You can add anise or mint, this is optional

Preparation mode

To begin with the preparation of our fiber, we must first wash the figs and plums, making sure to leave them without impurities. Next we will have to cut all the ingredients into small pieces. Once we have the fruits, including the anise or mint, cut into small pieces, we must add the chia and flax seeds .

We must now knead them with our hands until they form a paste, once ready it must be incorporated into a container and kept covered. This preparation must be kept in the cold, inside the refrigerator.

How to consume fiber to treat constipation

There are many ways in which we can use homemade fiber, this will depend on the tastes of those who consume it. What you should always respect is not to mix fiber with foods that are not healthy, but we will give you some ideas so that you can get the best out of this natural fiber:

  • In a container with water add a tablespoon of fiber and let it rest for a few hours, when this time has elapsed, shake the liquid very well and it is ready to consume it, remember to chew the seeds and fruits very well if the pieces are not very small .
  • Another way to consume it is to add it as an extra ingredient to your preparations, for example you can add it in a natural yogurt , mix it with a salad, in smoothies and nutritious drinks , in short, you can use it in many ways.
  • It is advisable not to use this fiber for long periods of time, as they can irritate the intestine, so you must be careful with it.
  • Remember that you can relieve constipation with this homemade fiber , but it is very important that you can identify what the causes of this condition are, and avoid them if possible.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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