Alumina has traditionally been used for symptoms associated with constipation. There is often little or no urge to use the bowels; with difficulty passing either soft and sticky or hard and knotty stools. Evacuation preceded by painful urging long before stool and then straining at stool. May suit constipation in babies fed on artificial baby foods and formula.
Always read the label. Homoeopathic principles should be applied when using this remedy. If symptoms persist consult your health care professional promptly.