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Bowel mucus is a very important part of good digestive health. It serves as the engine oil of sorts to the motor of the gastrointestinal tract providing much needed lubrication, as well as a means to help trap and flush out outside invaders like bacteria.
Most of the time, throat mucus is nothing to worry about, and it’s actually really handy. It serves as a protective lubricant for the throat which keeps everything moist and supple and prevents dryness that can lead to irritation.
Bowel mucus is incredibly common, but most people never see it. It hangs about in the intestines, quietly helping to move along stool in a graceful and gentle manner, serving its primary purpose as a helpful lubricant.