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Orange Oil Laxative – Orange Juice & Olive Oil Homemade Recipe

1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup orange juice Mix the olive oil and orange juice in a tall drinking glass. Stir well. Makes one cup. The olive oil works like magic as a mild laxative, while the juice gives the oil a terrific orange flavor to get your bowels moving along!

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 […]

Plum Jam Laxative Recipe for Constipation Relief

This plum jam recipe is an excellent laxative. Plums are a good source of fiber and is beneficial for constipation relief. Plum Jam Recipe 4 pounds 6 ounces ripe plums 3 1/2 ounces honey 1 tablespoon apple vinegar 3 1/2 ounces tamarind jam Put pitted plums and 1/3 of the pits into large pot. Fill […]

Licorice Soaked Prunes Recipe

Licorice is known to be an effective mild laxative. It is not recommended for use by pregnant women as it may increase the risk of premature delivery. Licorice-Soaked Prunes ½ teaspoon licorice root ½ cup water 3 stewed prunes, 3 stewed figs or 2 stewed dates Make a tea by simmering the licorice in water […]