Blooms Herb-a-lax compounded herbs is a gentle, yet effective natural laxative which also helps relieve wind and bloating. Created using a special formulation of senna leaf, buckthorn bark, psyllium seed, dill seed and liquorice root powder.
Psyllium provides a great source of fibre and together with liquorice root powder has a gentle soothing action on the bowel. Dill seed has a carminative action on the bowel and helps to settle intestinal distress.
Aids in the management of constipation. Has a carminative effect on the bowel and helps relieve bloating.
Senna is a herb used in the relief of constipation, which works through a stimulation of ‘peristalsis’, the rhythmic muscular contraction of the colon which pushes food through the gut.
Buckthorn bark is considered a gentle form of laxative, generally calming the gastrointestinal tract.
Psyllium husk is a great source of natural fibre. It acts as a bulking laxative and has a gentle mode of action, softening the stools and cleansing the intestinal tract.
Dill is a powerful carminative, antispasmodc herb and helps to settle intestinal distress and bloating.
Liquorice root is a very effective herb with powerful healing, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties.
Adults: Take three-quarters to one 5 mL level teaspoon with water or fruit juice before retiring. Drink plenty of water.
Children: On medical advice. Start with no more than half the adult dose (2.5 ml) increasing to adult dosage if necessary. Use in children under 12 years of age is not recommended.
Each level 5 mL teaspoon of Herb-a-lax contains approximately dry herbs of:
Senna (Cassia angustifolia) leaf 1.35 g
Frangula (Buckthorn) bark 108 mg
Psyllium husk 31 mg
Anethum graveolens (Dill) fruit 31 mg
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) root 31 mg
No added gluten, yeast, milk derivatives, salt, lactose, artificial colour, flavour or preservatives.
Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present, or if you develop diarrhoea. Not to be used when pregnant or breastfeeding. Use in children under 12 years is not recommended.
Drink plenty of water. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional. Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.
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