Internally, sulphur is a mild laxative, being converted in the intestine into sulphides.
On the French Alps a sweet exudation is found on the small branchlets of young larches in June and July, resembling manna in taste and laxative properties, and known as Manna de Briancon or Manna Brigantina; it occurs in small whitish irregular granular masses, which are removed in the morning before they are too much dried by the sun; this manna seems to differ little in composition from the sap of the tree, which also contains mannite; its cathartic powers are weaker than those of the manna of the manna ash (Fraximus ornus), but it is employed in France for the same purposes.
In the milder varieties of this complaint, such as those occurring sporadically, and where the symptoms are probably due to matters in the bowels setting up the dysenteric irritation, the employment of diaphoretic medicines is to be recommended, and the administration of such a laxative as castor oil, to which a small quantity of laudanum has been added, will often, by removing the source of the mischief, arrest the attack; but a method of treatment more to be recommended is the use of salines in large doses, such as one drachm of sodium sulphate from four to eight times a day.
Manna possesses mildly laxative properties, and on account of its sweet taste is employed as a mild aperient for children.
laxative called Picolax.
Linseed seeds act as a gentle bulk forming laxative, increasing the mass of feces.
laxative action is provided by the insoluble fiber contained in the fig which helps in moving food through the digestive system.
It is not a new-found gum, for in ancient times it was used in folk medicine to treat things like persistent cough, and was also used as a laxative and, oddly enough, also to treat diarrhea.
The wood is soft and nearly white, but contains much resin, which when fire has run through the forest exudes, and, having in this half-burnt condition a sweetish taste, has given the common name to the tree; the wood seems to be formed slowly; from its smooth grain it is valued for indoor carpentry; the saccharine burnt resin is used as a laxative in California.
- Sulphur itself has no action, but when brought into contact with the secretions it forms sulphides, sulphites and sulphuretted hydrogen, and thereby becomes more or less irritant and antiseptic. In the bowel its conversion into sulphides causes it to act as a mild laxative.
fibre laxative action is provided by the insoluble fiber contained in the fig which helps in moving food through the digestive system.
The juice from the berries is mildly laxative and makes a good gargle for sore throats and hoarseness.
At my age, " getting a little action " means I don't need to take a laxative.
Yellow Dock is a mild laxative - use 1 teaspoon to 1 cup of water.
Presentations are known to mist speakers as natures natural laxative Two techniques that I have found to work are: Visualization.
Aloin is a strong laxative which for obvious reasons is not wanted in the product.
laxative therapy is recommended by using Herbal Cleanse tablets.
Linseed seeds act as a gentle bulk laxative and their use has been demonstrated through use of case examples and a literature review.
medicinal used for Kidney and Bladder stones, as an antiseptic, diuretic and Laxative herb.
The problem with taking senna to get things moving is that it is a stimulant laxative.
tartaric acid results in laxative effects Taurine Another amino acid which is not found in proteins.
Excessive ingestion of tartaric acid results in laxative effects Taurine Another amino acid which is not found in proteins.
Our vet has already recommended a laxative, but it gives him the runs and then he's back to being constipated.
As for the laxative, I'm leery it may be contributing to your cat's protruding rectum problem.
This acts as a natural laxative and may help his situation.
This early reference tells of using aloe as a laxative.
Indian rhubarb root is also used as a mild laxative and may help reduce the symptoms of indigestion.
This herbal remedy may be used if you are experiencing digestive tract upset but should not be taken daily due to the possible side effects of diarrhea and dehydration from the laxative properties of the herbs.
The overall effect is similar to that of eating high-fiber foods, and this class of laxative is most suitable for regular use.
If changes in diet and activity fail to relieve occasional constipation, an over-the-counter laxative may be used for a few days.
A child who is experiencing abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting should not use a laxative.
If the intestines will also be imaged, a laxative before the scan is required.
Stool softeners such as polyethelene glycol (Miralax) or an over-the-counter laxative may be recommended for constipation.
Unlike a laxative, Align does not simply encourage the bowel to empty.
The active ingredient in Citrucel is methylcellulose, a synthetic fiber that has a laxative effect.
Supplemental fiber can be a bit tricky because, although it is marketed as a safe and natural laxative agent, these products are bulking and will absorb water in the intestines.
This means that, should you fail to include enough water and water-filled foods (such as fruit) in your diet, your supplemental fiber may have the exact opposite effect as a laxative.
Each evening, you'll have a laxative tea.
The laxative tea replaces dietary fiber, but is not the form the body prefers.
Long-term use has been shown to lead to an inability to have a bowel movement without first using a laxative.
In addition to this drink the only other beverages consumed are an herbal laxative tea, salt water flush and peppermint tea.
Other ingredients in Lemonade Diet: A laxative tea is taken throughout the diet.
This is because the diet itself contains no fiber, therefore a laxative needs to be taken, which along with the salt flush will help move waste through the body.
The drink is consumed throughout the day, and laxative tea is taken in the evenings.
Can be used as a fiber laxative but is known at times to interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
Several of the pre-packaged foods contain artificial sugars which can have a laxative effect for some people.
The main elements are [water] lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper throughout the day, and in addition to that, a cup of laxative tea in the evening and quart of salt water in the morning.
Stanley Burroughs was able to take the power of fasting and combined it with two things that helped eliminate toxins more quickly: the laxative tea in the evening and the salt water flush in the morning.
Herbal Laxative Tea: Herbal laxative tea is taken at night before bed.
The only other substances that you may consume during this diet include a salt and water mixture each morning, a laxative tea before bedtime, and plain water.
A mild and gentle laxative can help you to open your bowels, this will make you feel more comfortable.
Some of them cause so much irritation that the discharge is very watery (hydragogue cathartics), while others, for example aloes, by acting gently on the lower part of the bowel and on its muscular coat, produce simply a laxative effect.
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