NOW Psyllium Husk
NOW Psyllium Husk provides 1.7g of Psyllium per teaspoon. Known for their uncanny ability to bulk over 100 times their original density, Psyllium Husky powder offers an excellent source of natural fiber, essential to the promotion of digestive regularity*.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Each teaspoon (5 mL) contains:
Psyllium (Plantago ovata) (Seed Husks) 1.7 g
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: None.
Dosages: Children 6 - 12 years: Take 2 teaspoons, 3 times daily. 12 years old to Adults: Take 4 teaspoons, 3 times daily.
Directions: Mix each dose into 250 mL (1 cup) of liquid, stir briskly and drink immediately. Produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours (3 days).
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 practitioner prior to use if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide) and/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 oesophagus 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 use if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, failure to defecate following the use of another laxative product, if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate and/or difficulty swallowing. 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.