Psyllium Husks & Clay Enriched is a fine reddish powder which is an excellent source of fibre and 100% natural. The 100% psyllium husk, as a main ingredient, has been enriched with hibiscus flowers, licorice root, and cloves. You obtain all the therapeutic benefits that these ingredients supply, and you also have a product with a pleasant taste and smell.
Adults (19+): Take 1 teaspoon twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner. Take with at least 60 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.
Duration of use: 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; if you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty swallowing or breathing after taking this product; if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide); or 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 esophagus 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). Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Consult a health-care practitioner if sore throat or cough persists for more than 3 days. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if liver function is impaired, if you are taking acetaminophen, anticoagulants, or any prescription medication. Not for prolonged use in high doses except under supervision of a qualified health-care practitioner. Contraindicated for diabetes, hypertension, liver disorders, severe kidney insufficiency, and hypokalemia. May potentiate potassium depletion of thiazide diuretics and stimulant laxatives as well as the action of cardiac glycosides and cortisol.
Contraindications: Do not use 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 experiencing distention and fullness of the chest and abdomen; if you are vomiting from overabundant dampness; if you have edema, hypertension, hypokalemia, cholestatic disorders, cirrhosis of the liver, chronic renal insufficiency, or congestive heart failure; if you are pregnant of breast-feeding or undergoing corticosteroid treatment; or if you suffer from febrile disorder.
Known adverse reactions: Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur following inhaled and/or ingested psyllium; in which case, discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating. Consult a health-care practitioner in the event of an allergic reaction, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
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 Forssk.) husks||1933 mg|
|Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) flower bud||12 mg|
|Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) root||52 mg|
|Hibiscus sabdariffa||193 mg|