Herbal Cocktail

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Herbal Cocktail

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by Herbal Instinct

NPN: 80044219

SKU: HI1382
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Herbal Cocktail:

 

Herbal Cocktail:

This product contains:

Medicinal Ingredients:  Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) 200mg, Psyllium Husk (Plantago ovata) 1350mg, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 150mg, Cascara Sagrada (Frangula purshiana) 350mg and Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) 500mg.

Non-Medicinal Ingrdients: Hypromellose

This product is a powder

 

Hibiscus

Source: Hibiscus    Proper name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

  • mild laxative and diuretic, reduces nausea and is a peripheral vasodilator
  • calms spastic muscles associated with heart and nerve disease
  • works well in combination with other herbs for bowel health
  • very high in Vitamin C

Psyllium Husk

Source: Pysllium Husk   Proper name: Plantago ovata

  • has high levels of soluble fibre
  • effective for acute and chronic constipation
  • promotes growth of friendly bacteria
  • colon and intestinal cleaner
  • strengthens tissues and restores tone of intestinal system
  • removes toxins as it cleans

Peppermint

Source: Peppermint     Proper name: Mentha x piperita

  • cleans and strengthens the entire body, the bowel in particular
  • acts as a seditive on the stomach and aids digestion
  • it has been used for heartburn, gas, fever, headaches and colds
  • contains Vitamins A and C, high in copper, iodine, silicone as well as magnesium, potassium, inositol, iron and sulpher

Cascara Sagrada

Source: Cascara Sagrada   Proper name: Frangula purshiana

  • herbal laxative
  • used to increase peristalsis (definition: the progressive wave of contraction and relaxation of a tubular muscular system, especially the alimentary canal, by which the contents are forced through the system) and the release of bile
  • tones relaxed muscles of the digestive system
  • increases secretions from the liver, stomach and pancreas
  • stimulating tonic effect on all nerves
  • contains Vitamins B Complex, calcium, potassium, manganese and other trace elements

Licorice

Source: Licorice Root    Proper name:  Glycyrrhiza glabra

  • stimulates the adrenal glands, a very good source of estrogen
  • anti-flammatory effect and is a good blood cleanser
  • reduces gastric secretion and promotes healing of ulcers
  • has been used for chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver
  • promotes circulation and cleans the pancreatic ducts
  • it has been used for coughs, colds, lungs, phlegm, hoarseness, drug withdrawal and energy stimulation
  • contains Vitamins E, B Complex, calcium, potassium, manganese and trace elements

 

Cautions and Warnings:   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 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. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use 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, faecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis). Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a liver disorder, anaemia or gallstones. Reduce dose or discontinue use if you experience abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and/or diarrhoea. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a kidney disorder or are taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications.

Contra-Indications:    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 defaecate following the use of another laxative product. Do not use if you have difficulty swallowing. Do not use if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate. Do not use if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular disorder. Do not use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use 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 diarrhoea.

Known Adverse Reactions:   Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur following ingested psyllium; in which case, discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.