Here’s a compelling article from the Dr Eddy Bettermann It’s called Osmotic Laxatives: Is This the Best Remedy for Constipation?
In it, the doctor shares some interesting points. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
Osmotic laxatives are a type of laxative that produce a bowel movement by drawing water into the colon. The water helps to dislodge compacted waste. Although their use is common, it’s not especially pleasant. Uncomfortable nausea, gas, bloating, and cramping are among the most common side effects of osmotic laxatives.
Have a look at the complete article for more of Dr Eddy’s fascinating observations.