Fibre for digestive health
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.
Why Psyllium Husks?
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.
- Maintaining a healthy, regular bowel.
- Irritable bowel.
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Directions for use:
For best results, take Psyllium husks 30 minutes before a meal.
Adults: Take 1-2 (5-10g) heaped teaspoons mixed with a glass of water or juice once or twice daily and consume immediately. This should be followed by a further glass of water.
Children: Take 0.5-1 (2.5-5g) heaped teaspoons mixed with a glass of water or juice once or twice daily and consume immediately. 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 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 5g (heaped teaspoon). 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.
Psyllium husks (Plantago ovata forsk).
- Store out of the reach of young children.
- Do not exceed the recommended daily intake.
- Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.