LB Extract is a lower bowel liquid herbal laxative formula of 10 herbs. Liquid extracts are fast-acting and easier to take than capsules or tablets.
Did you know?
A principle herb in this formula is cascara sagrada. First named “sacred bark” by 16thcentury Spanish explorers, cascara sagrada has become one of the most widely used herbal laxative medicines. In traditional systems of herbal medicine, the foundation of good health requires maintaining a properly functioning intestinal system. The lower bowel, or colon, is considered the toxic waste site for the body. Thus, regular bowel movements is how the body rids itself of toxin-containing waste.
Features & Benefits
- Traditional Herbal Laxative formula.
- Increases peristaltic action in the large intestine to promote regularity.
Ingredients: Medicinal Ingredients: One teaspoon (5mL) contains rhamnus purshiana (cascara sagrada) bark 315 mg, cassia senna (senna) leaves 315 mg, rhamnus frangula (buckthorn) bark 150 mg, plantago psyllium (psyllium) seed hulls 120 mg, glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root 105 mg, rheum officinale (turkey rhubarb) root 105 mg.
All ingredients are extracted to 3:1, further diluted to 1:1 with alcohol and water.
Non-medicinal ingredients: Water, alcohol, alfalfa herb, barberry bark, ginger root and slippery elm bark.
Recommendation (adults): Take 1 teaspoon (5 mL) once daily with a full glass of water or juice. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days.
Risk Information: Allow at least 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. Take a single dose at bedtime. A laxative should not be taken within two hours of another medicine because the desired effect of the other medicine may be reduce. Take two to three times per week. If results are not observed, the frequency of use may be increased up tot once daily. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root or other medications or health products which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance, have a kidney disorder or are taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications, faecal impaction. Reduce dose or discontinue use if you experience abdominal pain, nausea, cramps, spasms and/or diarrhea. Do not use if you have abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, potential or existing intestinal blockage, atonic bowel, appendicitis, inflammatory colon disease such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, severe dehydration with depleted water or electrolytes, diarrhea, pregnant or breastfeeding. Hypersensitivity is known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.