Silicified microcrystalline cellulose New Laxative Ingredient

Silicified microcrystalline cellulos

Silicified microcrystalline cellulose New Laxative Ingredient

Effective elimination of stool is one of the key solutions to improved metabolism and prevention of various conditions associated with abnormal accumulation of toxic substances in body cells. Studies reveal that modern health supplement products with ingredients contributory to laxative effects are very beneficial in the enhancement of overall wellness. Not only are laxative compounds useful in eliminating stool but they may also improve health of the large intestines. In one study, experts have found that the common health supplement ingredient Silicified microcrystalline cellulose is useful not only in improving digestibility of health supplement tablets and capsules but also in promoting laxative effects. Silicified microcrystalline cellulose is quite beneficial for individuals of all ages but it must always be used with caution among certain individual groups as it may cause side effects when taken in large quantities. Silicified microcrystalline cellulose is also commonly included in health supplement products in few quantities only as it mainly works as an excipient.

What is Silicified microcrystalline cellulose?

Many products in the market contain relative amounts of Silicified microcrystalline cellulose. It is used in the food production industry as a bulking agent. It is also popular for its anti-caking properties, as well as an emulsifier. In the pharmaceutical and health supplement production industry, Silicified microcrystalline cellulose is used in maintaining tablet mass liquidity. In fact, in several health studies, it is found to be among the best adjuvant substances for binding and improving liquidity of pharmaceutical products. Recent industrial applications of Silicified microcrystalline cellulose also include its use in the field of cosmetic product production. Although it is used in the field of alternative medicine for decades as a formulation ingredient to improve tablet and capsule structure, it was only recently when experts have established that Silicified microcrystalline cellulose may also contribute to actual health effects. However, these health claims are still subject to confirmatory researches.

What are the benefits of using Silicified microcrystalline cellulose?

The use of Silicified microcrystalline cellulose may contribute to several advantages among health supplement manufacturers. The following are some of the uses of Silicified microcrystalline cellulose:

  1. It may improve digestive health

Following findings that it may promote laxative effects, experts have developed theories that Silicified microcrystalline cellulose may have effects in improving overall digestive health. This may result to several indirect advantages of using the compound.

  1. It may help cleanse the digestive tract

By promoting stool elimination, Silicified microcrystalline cellulose may be useful in cleansing the digestive tract and preventing conditions associated with gradual destruction of gut cells. Many illnesses of the body may also be prevented through this benefit.

  1. It helps improve supplement ingredient blending

Studies show that one of the uses of Silicified microcrystalline cellulose is in improving blending of health supplement ingredients. This has been confirmed in several health studies.


Manufacturers of health supplement products are advised include Silicified microcrystalline cellulose in their formulations as it is health and beneficial. It must be included, however, in low doses only.

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