What is the role of castor oil in the treatment of constipation?

Updated: May 18, 2020
  • Author: Abimbola Farinde, PharmD, PhD; more...
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See the list below:

  • Castor oil - Castor oil is reduced to ricinoleic acid; it decreases net absorption of fluid and electrolytes and stimulates peristalsis; acts on the small intestine


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