Each capsule contains: Bee Propolis 5:1 (Propolis, secretion of honey bee Apis mellifera) 10.5 mg QCE 52.5 mg.; Burdock 4:1 Extract (Arctium lappa, root) 100 mg QCE 400mg; Cascara Sagrada 4:1 Extract (Frangula purshiana, bark) 25 mg QCE: 100 mg.; Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum, seed) 325 mg; Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra, root) 5 mg; Pepeprmint 20:1 Extract (Mentha x piperita, leaf) 26.25 mg QCE: 525 mg; Psyllium husk (Plantago Ovata, husk) 100 mg; Alfalfa (Medicago sativa, leaf) 26.25 mg.
(Alphabetical Order) Capsule (gelatin and water), Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline cellulose, Parsley Leaf, Silicone Dioxide.
Recommended Use (Adults): “Herbal Formulation”
For occasional use only; Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days. Source of antioxidants for the maintenance of good health. Contains Burdock root traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as diuretic to induce sweating (diaphoretic); and as an alternative to help remove accumulated waste products via the kidneys, skin and mucous membranes. Contains Cascara Sagrada, traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a stimulant laxative, used in Herbal Medicine for the short-term relief of occasional constipation and to promote bowel movements (by direct action on the large intestine). Contains peppermint traditionally used in Herbal medicine to aid digestion (stomachic; and to help relieve flatulent dyspepsia [carminative]).
Recommended Dose (Adults):
- ADULT: Take one capsule three times per day, or as directed by qualified health care practitioner.
- ADULT: Adults for use as Laxative. Take 3 capsules once per day. Allow at least 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or health products. Take a single dose at bedtime. Take two to three times per week. If results are not observed, the frequency of use may be increased to once per day.
Duration of use:
- For occasional use only. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days.
Caution(s) and Warning(s):
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within seven days. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use. If you are allergic to bee products, poplar tree products, or balsam of Peru, if you have diabetes, if you are taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications; if you have faecal impaction or symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever, if you have anaemia, if you have gallstones, if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide); if you have a liver disorder, if you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever (as these could be signs of abdominal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, diseases of the oesophagus and/or the superior opening of the stomach (cardia), potential or existing intestinal blockage, paralysis of the intestine, megacolon, faecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis); if you are taking blood thinners, if you are undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or taking birth control medication; or it you have hiatus hernia or gastro esophageal reflux. Reduce dose or discontinue use if you experience abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and/or diarrhea. Consult a health care practitioner immediately if you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a hiatus hernia or gastro esophageal reflux.
Do not use: if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family; if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, potential or existing intestinal blockage, atonic bowel, appendicitis, inflammatory colon disease such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, severe dehydration with depleted water or electrolytes or diarrhea; if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance, if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular disorder; if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, or failure to defaecate following the use of another laxative product, if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate; if you have difficulty swallowing; or if you have a history of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Known Adverse Reaction(s):
Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur; or following inhaled and/or ingested psyllium, in which case, discontinue use immediately. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.