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Karaya Gum

How does Karaya Gum work?

Karaya gum swells in the intestine, which stimulates the digestive tract to push stool through.

Are there safety concerns?

Karaya gum seems safe for most people when taken with plenty of fluids. It can block the intestines if you do not drink enough fluid.

Do not use karaya gum if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a blockage in your bowel.

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