Hemp seed pill may improve chronic constipation of the elderly and reduce the burden of helpers.

Logo of jfammpc“Chronic constipation is common but serious problem of the elderly.

Hemp seed pills had been used over 1000 years as a purgative in the traditional Chinese medicine, and moreover, had the data of double-blinded randomized control trial.

Japan Geriatric Society introduced hemp seed pill as one of choice for chronic constipation of elderly in their guideline.

Hemp seed pills might improve chronic constipation of elderly and reduce the burden of nursing stuffs.

Traditional Chinese medicine Hemp seed pill (麻子仁丸) could improve chronic constipation of elderly in the difficult case.”

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31334198

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6618208/

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