Blackmores Colon Care Herbal Powder 90g

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Herbal laxative and bowel cleanser.
What's It For?
A pleasant tasting mild laxative, prepared with fibre and herbs proven to gently assist cleansing of the bowel and functioning of the colon. Promotes elimination and rids the body of waste.

Active Ingredients Per Gram:
Senna leaf dry 500 mg
Rhamnus catharticus (Buckthorn) bark dry 250 mg
Psyllium husk powder 80 mg
Psyllium seed dry 50 mg
Aniseed powder 40 mg
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) seed powder 40 mg
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Liquorice) root powder 10 mg
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Uva ursi) leaf powder 10 mg
Chondrus crispus (Irish moss) whole plant powder 10 mg
Agar 10 mg.

Special Features and Benefits:

Psyllium provides natural fibre to increase the volume of the stool and stimulate evacuation.

Aniseed powder and Liquorice root stimulate digestion and act as carminatives to prevent the griping pain commonly associated with laxative medications.

Irish Moss and Agar are demulcent herbs, soothing to an inflamed bowel.

Pleasant tasting powder can be swallowed with water, added to food or made into a tea.

Powdered formulation allows the dosage to be easily adjusted according to need.

Mode of Action:
The laxative herbs in this formula (Senna and Buckthorn) contain anthraquinone glycosides which stimulate peristalsis of the bowel wall stimulating evacuation, (normally around 8 hours after intake). Psyllium, Irish Moss and Agar are sources of soluble and insoluble fibres to facilitate natural bowel movements.

Aniseed and Liquorice root are carminative herbs that are helpful to relieve the discomfort associated with constipation and to prevent the griping pain that is often associated with laxative use. Irish moss and Agar are demulcents which soothe inflamed gastric mucosa.

Contraindications and Cautions:

Prolonged use of laxatives may cause serious bowel problems. Colon Care should only be used for a few days, and it is important to ensure plenty of dietary fibre, adequate fluid intake and regular exercise.
Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present, or if you develop diarrhoea.
Do not use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.
Side Effects:

None noted in the literature at the recommended dosage (overuse may lead to dependence and/or fluid and mineral depletion).
Medicine Interactions:

None expected if used as directed. Overuse may decrease absorption of nutrients and oral medications due to increased speed of transit through the intestines.
Physical Description:
Fine to coarse, free flowing, green/brown powder.


Adults - Place 1 - 3gms (? - 1 level teaspoon) on tongue followed by a cup of water; or add to stewed fruit, cereal or soup or, take as tea, add 3 grams (1 level tsp) to 1 cup of boiling water, steep for 10 minutes, strain & drink. Best taken last thing at night.

Children (under 12 years) - Not recommended for children under 12 years.

30 g powder,
90 g powder.

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