Vaseline oil (liquid paraffin) is a laxative that softens stool. Practically not absorbed after oral administration; by increasing the volume of intestinal contents, it also stimulates bowel movement.
Indications for use
Method of administration and dosage
Inside for 1-2 tbsp. l. per day in between meals; also used as a basis for ointments, drops.
Nausea, anorexia, hypovitaminosis A, D, K, irritation and itching in the anus.
Peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, acute inflammatory and destructive diseases of the abdominal organs, pregnancy, hemorrhoids.