Manna

How does Manna work?

Manna contains the chemical mannitol which might work a a laxative to help stool move through the intestine.

Are there safety concerns?

Manna appears safe for most people, when used short-term. In some people, manna might cause nausea or gas.

Do not take manna if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have an intestinal condition called bowel obstruction or ileus.

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