(liquid paraffin) is a refined fraction of oil obtained after the distillation of kerosene. Colorless oily liquid without color and odor. Assign for chronic constipation 1-2 tablespoons per day. Prolonged use of vaseline oil can cause indigestion. Vaseline oil, ingested, can pass through the anal sphincter and cause contamination of the laundry. Therefore, viscous emulsions are more convenient for use.