Noun(1) a mild cathartic
Adjective(1) stimulating evacuation of feces
(1) There is strong evidence that psyllium has laxative properties and promotes colonic function.(2) If your baby is bottlefed and constipated, your doctor may suggest mixing a small amount of laxative medicine into the formula.(3) You'll find laxative teas at a natural food store.(4) The larger dose is more laxative while the smaller dose tends to be more gradually blood purifying.(5) 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.(6) That resulted in two stomach pumpings in the same week, and a more unfortunate and embarrassing incident of severe diarrhoea after swallowing 16 laxative pills.(7) Thinking it was merely constipation, he tried laxative product after laxative product, but nothing seemed to help.(8) It also has expectorant and mild laxative properties.(9) Traditional herbalists valued coriander, especially to counteract the stomach-upsetting properties of laxative herbs such as buckthorn, cascara, rhubarb and senna.(10) It is an important demulcent laxative, especially when combined with other laxative herbs.(11) By stimulating both kidneys and bowels, burdock has diuretic and laxative actions, and hastens the elimination of toxins from the body.(12) Western herbology recognizes Rhubarb's astringent laxative properties, making it useful for both constipation and diarrhea.(13) Not only does she use an enema a couple of times a week, but she also drinks laxative tea containing senna all the time.(14) There are elaborate pitches for laxative capsules, a purple pill for heartburn, over-the-counter sinus medication, and prescription drugs for allergies and Alzheimer's.(15) Practitioners of Ayurveda, India's holistic medical system, say the supplement has laxative properties and that it can strengthen the digestive system.(16) 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.
1. laxative ::
3. purgative ::
4. cathartic ::
6. purge ::
7. lenitive ::
Different Formslaxative, laxatives
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Ah, yes. It's right next
to the LAXATIVE booth.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 17
- Oh, right.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 11
Also, curry's a natural LAXATIVE and
I don't have to tell you that, you know...
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1
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