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Psyllium Husks Fiber Ultra Rich (Powder)
Licence holder:
New Roots Herbal Inc.
Dosage Form:
Recommended route of administration:


Recommended dose:
Sub population (Sub Pop.) Quantity (Qty) Frequency (Freq.)
Sub Pop. Age Min. Max. UoM Footnote1 Age Qty Min. Max. UoM Qty Freq. Min. Max. UoM Freq.
Adults 19 year(s) 1.0 3.0 tea spoon 2 daily
Recommended use or purpose:
Psyllium is used in herbal medicine as a bulk-forming laxative and to promote bowel movements by increasing bulk volume and water content. Psyllium provides gentle relief of constipation and/or irregularity. Lowers cholesterol. Promotes heart health. Helps to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system by promoting healthy cholesterol levels.
Risk Information:
Cautions and Warnings 
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen of 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 you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, 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 blockage, 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. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if liver function is impaired or if taking acetaminophen or anticoagulants. 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.
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 defaecate following the use of another laxative product. Do not use if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugars are difficult to regulate. Do not use if you have difficulty swallowing. Do not use if you are experiencing detention and fullness 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. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, undergoing corticosteroid treatment. Do not use if you suffer from febril disorder. Do not use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance.
Known Adverse Reactions 
Hypersensitivity, such as an allergy has been known 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.
List of medicinal ingredients:
Medicinal ingredients Quantity (Qty) Extract Potency
Glycyrrhiza uralensis 52.0 mg
Hibiscus sabdariffa 414.0 mg
Inulin 36.0 mg
Plantago ovata 1945.0 mg
Syzygium aromaticum 6.0 mg
List of non-medicinal ingredients:
Stevia rebaudiana leaf
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