Blooms Herb-a-lax® has been trusted for over 50 years as a natural way to keep Australians regular.
Blooms Herb-a-lax® is a gentle, yet effective way to maintain optimum inner health. Herb-a-lax® is best used with a good gut health regime which should include foods high in dietary fibre and complex carbohydrates; grains, seeds and nuts as well as cereals and lots of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Digestion/Gastrointestinal: Aids in the management of constipation. Has a calmative effect on the bowel and helps relieve bloating. Herb-a-lax® is also available in tablet form.
Senna is a herb used in the treatment 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 seed 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 powder is a very effective herb with powerful healing, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties.
Cautions and Interactions
Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present, or if you develop diarrhoea.
Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems.
Not to be used when pregnant or breastfeeding.
Use in children under 12 years is not recommended.
If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.
Make it an aim to also drink plenty of fresh water and exercise regularly – this will help to improve your overall health and general well-being.
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
Does not contain:
No added gluten, yeast, milk derivatives, salt, lactose, artificial colour, flavour or preservatives.
Directions for use
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.
For more information on this product please refer to: http://www.bloomshealth.com.au/products/herb-a-lax-medicinal-herbs/