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Out of Stock - Discontinued
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13 lbs (0.06 kg)
  • Product Code: THR-76802
  • UPC Code: 693749768029
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions: 1.9 x 1.9 x 3.7 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
Product Overview


  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hypoallergenic
  • A Gentle, Effective Laxative
  • When Fiber is not Enough
  • Supports Healthy Bowel Movements
  • Made without Flowing Agents that can Inhibit Bioavailability

When dietary changes, increased water consumption, and fiber are not enough, Herbal Laxative can be used as an effective but gentle bowel stimulant for occasional (but not chronic) constipation. It contains herbs with laxative properties, including Cascara, rhubarb, and senna. Herbal Laxative should not be used when an individual has abdominal pain or diarrhea, and it is not intended for long-term use.

Rheum (Chinese rhubarb) demonstrates both laxative and antispasmodic effects. Cascara sagrada is an intestinal laxative and also tonifies the liver and gall bladder. Senna is a well-established herbal laxative; its purgative qualities are believed to be due to its anthraquinone content. The traditional uses for both blue flag (Iris versicolor) and Rhamnus frangula include occasional constipation relief and liver support.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule daily as needed or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.

Frangula purshiana standardized to Cascarosides 80%. Rheum PE 5:1. Frangula alnus PE 4:1. Senna standardized to Sennosides 20%


Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, do not use this product.

All of Herbal Laxative's ingredients have laxative-like properties. Do not use if you are having abdominal pain or diarrhea. Discontinue use if you begin to experience diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed the suggested use. Not for long-term use.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains: Amount Per Serving %DV
Cascara Sagrada extract (bark) (Frangula purshiana) 125 mg *
Blue Flag (root) (Iris versicolor) 50 mg *
Chinese Rhubarb extract (root) (Rheum officinale) 25 mg *
Frangula extract (bark) (Frangula alnus) 15 mg *
Senna extract (leaf) (Senna alexandrina) 10 mg *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews

The best herbal laxative

Posted by 5457154786707941544 on Oct 17, 2013

For a compromised digestive system - with chronic constipation, the best laxative I have ever used. Absolutely no cramps, and I am certain this is improving my regularity - ie. I seem to have been able to decrease my once daily dosage of this tablet.

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Works well

Posted by MandyEm on Feb 01, 2013

Great overnight relief of constipation.

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The best of Herbal Laxative. Very Effective.

Posted by Reviewer2228756 on Mar 13, 2012

The best laxative. The unique composition. Operates smoothly and effectively, without side effects. Thank you Thorne Research.

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Herbal laxative

Posted by Reviewer3325914 on Jun 05, 2011

It did the job and I am happy.

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Gentle and Effective

Posted by Reviewer1693956 on Sep 21, 2010

No cramping or bloating and Thorne Herbal Laxative works in a time frame which is predictable so you won't be caught "unexpectedly". I trust this product; it is gentle and effective.

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