Laxatives: Medicines producing gentle action of the bowels. Laxatives are used for non-persistent constipation. Sometimes it is given with a carminative to prevent griping.
Herbs for laxatives
Turtle Bloom Leaves
California Barberry Root
Oregon Grape Root
Virginia Poke Root
Alder Bark (Europ. Black)
Indian Senna Fruit
May Apple Root
Elementary Treatise in Herbology by Dr Edward Cook
Bartram’s Encyclopedia of Herbology by Thomas Bartram
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