But, unlike the latter, it is credited with producing a constipating effect if eaten without its skin.
The former is apt to have a constipating effect on the bowels of the youngsters.
constipating articles, such as cheese or coffee, should be eliminated.
It is free from the heating and constipating qualities of Opium.
They all are a trouble to make; barley and rice water are constipating, and oatmeal water is heating.
Seltzer water and milk will often agree when the milk alone is found to be too heavy and constipating.
Other foods of very high theoretical value are constipating if used in large amounts, as cheese, nuts, chocolate.
Instead of a constipating, it appears to possess a slightly relaxing effect.
The general indications require the administration of iron, which has no constipating effect in this ailment.
Despite all the notions to the contrary, good well-baked white bread is neither indigestible nor constipating.
1530s, in part a back-formation from constipation, in part from Latin constipatus, past participle of constipare (see constipation). Earlier as an adjective (early 15c.); an earlier verb in this sense was constipen (late 14c.). Related: Constipated; constipating.
constipate con·sti·pate (kŏn'stə-pāt')
v. con·sti·pat·ed, con·sti·pat·ing, con·sti·pates
To cause constipation in the bowels.