from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white powder, Mg(OH)2, used as an antacid and a laxative.
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- n. The base Mg(OH)2 that occurs naturally as brucite; it is used as an antacid and in many industrial processes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A slightly alkaline chemical substance, Mg(OH)2, the active principle in the antacid milk of magnesia, also used as a laxative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a white crystalline powder used chiefly in medicines
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Look for a formula containing gentle, nonirritating herbs like alder buckthorn, okra, triphala and aloe, and the mineral magnesium hydroxide that will soothe the bowel, stimulate peristalsis, and help eliminate mucus from the bowel.