How does Manna work?

Manna contains the chemical mannitol, which might work as 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.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of manna during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Bowel obstruction (ileus): Don't use manna if you have this condition.

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