It is used as a laboratory reagent and acid-base indicator and has been used in over-the-counter laxative preparations.
Traditional herbalists valued coriander, especially to counteract the stomach-upsetting properties of laxative herbs such as buckthorn, cascara, rhubarb and senna.
Our research goal is to determine if developed beverages fortified with inulin will result in improved bowel function, decreased laxative use and improved bone health.
The larger dose is more laxative while the smaller dose tends to be more gradually blood purifying.
The rectum and colon should be emptied, usually with the use of a suppository or enema, then appropriate laxative therapy should follow to prevent recurrence.
If your baby is bottlefed and constipated, your doctor may suggest mixing a small amount of laxative medicine into the formula.
Western herbology recognizes Rhubarb's astringent laxative properties, making it useful for both constipation and diarrhea.
Anyway, my first visit to this new GP was terminated with a bottle of laxative syrup, presumably to clear whatever blockage was causing my symptoms.
There is strong evidence that psyllium has laxative properties and promotes colonic function.
By stimulating both kidneys and bowels, burdock has diuretic and laxative actions, and hastens the elimination of toxins from the body.