Product developed from the medicinal active Plantage ovata, a mucilage that swells in contact with water, traditionally used to facilitate intestinal evacuation, while absorbing mucus and toxins present (image: here is an ally for rake the intestinal walls and eliminate).
- Eliminatory beverage
- Basic essential
Recommended purposes:Used in Herbal Medecine as a bulk-forming laxative, to promote bowel movements by increasing bulk volume and water content, to provide gentle relief of constipation and/or irregularity.
Recommended doses: Adults and adolescents 13 and over: 1 teaspoon (5 ml) 2 times a day. For each gram of psyllium, mix with 30 ml of liquid (water, fruit juice or similar aqueous beverage). Stir briskly and drink immediately. Maintain adequate fluid. Take a few hours before or after taking other medication or natural health products. Effects observed 12-24 hours after first dose and may take 2-3 days.
Cautions and warning:Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within seven 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 prior to use if you have symptom such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever (as these could be signs of other serious conditions).
Contraindications: Do not use this product if you have difficulty swallowing, if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate, if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, or failure to defaecate following the use of another laxative product.
Know adverse reactions: Stop use if hypersensitivity/allergy occurs. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.
Medicinal ingredients (by unit dose): Psyllium (Plantago ovata, Husk) 2 500 mg