Why is glycerin a laxative?

Answer Constipation is a common problem, and nearly everyone will experience its uncomfortable effects at some time. It is often easily treated by a change in diet or the use of a laxative.Constipation De... Read More »

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What's a laxative?

A laxative is a substance used to relieve the constipation which main effect is to secrete electrolytes and lowering the absorption of water, all of this conducing to a high hydrostatic pressure in... Read More »

Natural Laxative?

In addition to other comments: psyllium is a strong natural laxative - can be harsh, but for a one time, not long term use, it may do the trickflax seed - organic, freshly ground, but only take wi... Read More »

Homemade laxative?

Is psyllium a laxative?

Pysllium (pronounced sill-ee-yum) is short for psyllium hydrophilic muciloid. Pysllium is bought over the counter to treat and prevent constipation, and higher doses can be prescribed to help lower... Read More »