Natural Factors Cascara Sagrada 250mg 90 Veggie Caps
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- Liver tonic
- Effective laxative
- Improves bowel function
- Detoxification properties
- Helps increase secretions in the stomach, liver, and pancreas
Cascara sagrada is a bark rich in hormone-like oils that promote peristaltic action in the colon. It is one of the best herbs to use for chronic constipation and its effects can be felt within 6–8 hours.
|Each Capsule Contains:|
|Cascara Sagrada 4:1 Extract (Rhamnus purshiana) (bark)||250 mg|
|(Providing 1000 mg dried equivalent)|
Vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water, silica), microcrystalline cellulose.
Traditionally used as a laxative.
Used in herbal medicine for the shortterm relief of occasional constipation and to promote bowel movement.
Recommended adult dose: 1 capsule daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. Allow 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 up to once daily. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen or if the following applies: if you have a kidney disorder, taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications, if you have faecal impaction or symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, fever or if you are taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root, or other drugs that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. 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 diarrhea. Hypersensitivity is known to occur, in which case discontinue use. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children.
Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, starch, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, animal products, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians/vegans.
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