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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 […]

Prunes vs Plums – Are they the Same?

A prune is a dried plum. California produces more dried plums/prunes than any other part of the world. The fruit’s name was officially changed from “prunes” to “dried plums” by the Food and Drug Administration in 2001. However, many people still use the term “prune”. Prunes are generally known for being a laxative because they […]

Natural Laxative Recipe – Rhubarb Remedy

Rhubarb Remedy 3 Stalks of rhubarb 1 Cup Apple juice 1/4 of a peeled lemon 1 tbl honey Puree three stalks of rhubarb without the leaves. Add one cup of apple juice, a quarter of a peeled lemon and one tablespoon of honey. It will make a thick, tart drink that should get your bowels […]