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Milk of Magnesia & Prunes Laxative Recipe

8 oz prune juice 2 tablespoons of milk of magnesia Mix together and drink. In about 2 hours or less (maybe longer for others) your bowls will really start moving!

Glycerin Suppositories

Glycerin suppositories are used to relieve occasional constipation. Glycerin Suppositories provide fast relief because the suppository is inserted rectally, allowing it to act locally in the colon without having to travel through the entire digestive system. Glycerin is a hyperosmotic laxative. Glycerine works by irritating the lining of the intestine and increasing the amount of […]

Laxative vs Stool Softeners – What’s the Difference?

Bulk-forming laxatives add bulk and water to your stools. The bulk causes the colon muscles to contract and push stool out of the body. You should use bulk-forming laxatives daily for them to work. Begin slowly and drink plenty of fluids. You should gradually increase the amount of bulk-forming laxatives to reduce the chance of […]

Over the Counter Laxatives Comparision Guide

Milk of Magnesia® and Haley’s M.O.® – these laxatives contain magnesium salts that are very poorly absorbed by the intestinal tract. As a result, the magnesium remains in the intestine and keeps water with it. The end result is that there is much more water in the stool, keeping it very soft, and causing it […]