New Roots FiberUltra provides gentle relief of constipation and/or irregularity.
- Regularity and cleansing
- Enriched with hibiscus flowers, licorice root, cloves, and stevia, this excellent source of fibre purifies and decontaminants
- Psyllium is a bulk-forming laxative and is high in both fibre and mucilage; psyllium seeds contain 10-30% mucilage
- Laxative properties of psyllium are due to the swelling of the husk when it comes in contact with water; this forms a gelatinous mass that keeps feces hydrated and soft, provided it is taken with sufficient water
- The resulting bulk stimulates a reflex contraction of the walls of the bowel, followed by emptying
- Contains no: preservatives, artificial flavour or colour, sugar, dairy, starch, wheat, corn, soy, or yeast
- Recyclable container
- Made in Canada
Directions: Adults (19+) - take 1 teaspoon twice daily. For each gram of psyllium, take with 30 ml of liquid (water, milk, fruit juice, or simular aqueous beverage). Drink immediately and maintain adequate fluid intake. Effects observed 12-24 hours after the first dose; results may take 2-3 days. If you are taking other medications, take this product 2 hours before or after them. Avoid long term use, consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 weeks. Also take 1-2 capsules of enteric-coated AcidophilusUltra each day.
Cautions & Warnings: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within 7 days. Consult a health care practitioner 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 liver function is impaired or if taking acetaminophen or anitcoagulants; or if you are taking medications which inhibit peristalic movement (eg. opiods, loperamide), 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 esophagus and/or the superior opening of the stomach [cardia], potential or existing intestinal blokage, paralysis of the intestine, megacolon, faecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis). Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Consult a health care practitioner if sore throat or cough persists for more than 3 days or if you are taking any prescription medication. Not for prolonged use in high doses except under supervision of a qualified health care practitioner. Contraindicated for diabetes and in hypertension, liver disorders, severe kidney insufficiency and hypokalemia. May poteniate potassium depletion of thiazide diuretics and stimulant laxatives as well as the action of cardiac glycosides and cortisol.
Contraindications: 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 deficate following the use of another laxative product; if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugars are difficult to regulate; if you have difficulty swallowing; if you are experiencing distention and fulness of the chest and abdomen; if you are vomiting from overabundant dampness; if you have edema, hypertension, hypokalemia, cholestatic disorders, cirrhosis of the liver, chronic renal insufficiency, or congestive heart failure; if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; if you are undergoing corticosteroid treatment; or if you suffer from fibril disorder
Known Adverse reactions: Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been know to occur following inhaled and/or ingested psyllium; in which case discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating. consult a health care practitioner in the event of an allergic reaction, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of the reach of children
340 grams net weight per container
|Medicinal Ingredients: Each teaspoon contains:|
|Psyllium (Plantago ovata) husk||1,945 mg|
|Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) flower||414 mg|
|Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) root||52 mg|
|Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) flower bud||6 mg|
|Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) leaf|