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Psyllium is used in herbal medicine as a bulk-forming laxative and to promote bowel movements by increasing bulk volume and water content. Psyllium provides gentle relief of constipation and/or irregularity.
Adults 19+: Take 1 teaspoon twice daily. For each gram of psyllium, take with at least 30 ml of liquid (water, milk, fruit juice, or similar aqueous beverage). Drink immediately and maintain adequate fluid intake. Effects observed 12–24 hours after the first dose; results may take 2–3 days. Take 2 hours before or after taking other medications. Avoid long-term use and consult a health-care practitioner for use beyond 6 weeks.
Cautions and warnings:
Cautions and warnings: Consult a health-care practitioner if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within 7 days. 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 are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide); if you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or fever (as these could be signs of abnormal 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, fecal impaction, inflamed bowel, or appendicitis); if you are taking anticoagulants/blood thinners; or if you have a liver disorder.
Contraindications: Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal
bleeding, or failure to defecate following the use of another laxative product; if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugars are difficult to regulate; if you have difficulty swallowing; if you
are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives, or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance; or if you have hypokalemia, high blood
pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular disorder.
Known adverse reactions: Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.
Notice: This product should be taken with at least a full glass of liquid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty swallowing.
|Each teaspoon contains:|
|Psyllium (Plantago ovata) husks||2128 mg|
|Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) flower buds||53 mg|
|Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) roots||53 mg|
|Hibiscus sabdariffa||126 mg|
|Other ingredients: Stevia rebaudiana leaf.|