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Fibre is a key part of our dietary intake it ensures we maintain a healthy bowel. Not eating enough fibre can lead to digestive problems such as constipation along with other chronic digestive disorders.
Psyllium husks are known to maintain normal bowel transit by absorbing many times their weight as well as producing a viscous gel that ensures a smooth transit throughout the digestive tract.
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For best results, take Psyllium husks 30 minutes before a meal.
Adults: Take 2 - 8 capsules once or twice daily, followed by 2 - 3 glasses of water or juice.
Children: 2 - 5 capsules once or twice daily with at least 1 glass of water. The capsules can be opened and the contents poured into water or juice if preferred. Parents should seek the guidance of a medical practitioner before giving Psyllium husks to children under 11 years.
After two weeks, for some people, the number of Psyllium husk capsules taken daily can be reduced.
Please note: Taking Psyllium husks without water can cause choking. Always aim to consume 200 -250ml of liquid with every 5 capsules. Please consult your doctor before taking Lepicol if you have recently had intestinal surgery or you have an intestinal obstruction. If at any time you experience discomfort after taking Lepicol, stop taking and seek medical advice.
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