An herbal formula for constipation. It promotes bowel movements and soft stools, relieves congestion and inflammation and helps support good colon and gastrointestinal health.
Cascara Sagrada, Marshmallow, Fennel, Eleuthero, Dandelion, Ginger, Peppermint Oil, Purified Water, Glycerin.
|CASCARA SAGRADA (Frangula purshiana)||Cascara Sagrada is a medium to mild strength laxative and tonic. It is widely used in veterinary medicine and helps to soften stools and improve bowel movements. Common uses for Cascara Sagrada include: constipation, digestive complaints and dyspepsia. The peristaltic action of this herb is produced by cascaroside, which effects the large intestine. Cascara Sagrada is thought to be more effective than hydrolyzed aloins and is considered to be the mildest of the anthraquinone-stimulant laxatives.|
|MARSHMALLOW (Althaea officinalis)||A mucilaginous herb, Marshmallow is also a demulcent, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, immunostimulant, nutritive, diuretic and vulnerary. It controls bacterial infection, protects the intestinal mucosa, lubricates internal tissue, soothes and softens irritated tissues and contains high levels of calcium. It also lowers blood sugar and can be used as a treatment of gastroenteritis, peptic and duodenal ulceration, ulcerative colitis, and enteritis.|
|FENNEL (Foeniculum vulgare)||Fennel is an anti-inflammatory, nutritive, antibacterial and carminative herb that relieves digestive problems, relaxes spasms, improves peristalsis, expels intestinal gas, relieves stomach cramps and stimulates appetite. Fennel is high in vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, iron, and potassium.|
|ELEUTHERO (Eleutherococcus senticosus)||A tonic, adaptogenic, anxiolytic, antidepressant, antioxidant herb. Eleuthero revitalizes the body, reduces fatigue, increases energy levels, and increases resistance to diseases and stress. The active components of the herb are ginsenosides. Ginsenosides are a diverse group of steroidal saponins, which demonstrate the ability to target a multitude of tissues, producing a range of pharmacological responses. Eleuthero helps the body deal with stress, supports the metabolism, and lowers blood pressure and blood surge. It helps both stimulate and relax the nervous system and decreases the effect of stress. It enhances carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.|
|DANDELION (Taraxacum officinale)||Dandelion is a highly nutritious food, anti-inflammatory and tonic that helps protect the kidneys, stimulates liver secretion, improves digestion and stimulates appetite. Dandelion root also stimulates the liver and gallbladder to release bile. Bile release is important to avoid constipation as it carries digestive enzymes into the digestive tract, stimulates peristaltic action of the gut, and emulsifies fats to be easily broken down.|
|GINGER (Zingiber officinale)||The enzymes in Ginger encourage the production of the gastric juices required for digestion. It helps reduce muscle contractions of the bowel, which assists in eliminating waste without causing discomfort. It is a stimulant, antispasmodic, antipyretic, carminative, anti- inflammatory, and antioxidant herb. It relieves pain, stimulates circulation, expels internal gas, improves peristalsis and intestinal muscle tone, helps with colic, reduces nausea and vomiting and inhibits platelet aggregation.|
|PEPPERMINT OIL (Mentha piperita)||Peppermint Oil helps relieve spasms, improves digestion, facilitates gas elimination, and causes a reduction in tonus of the esophageal sphincter thus enabling the release of entrapped air. It has mildly anesthetic effects and reduces vomiting. It also has antiseptic and astringent properties, stimulates bile production, and stimulates the stomach.|
For Cats & Dogs. Twice Daily.
|0 - 15 lb||0.5 ml|
|16 - 30 lb||1.0 ml|
|31 - 45 lb||1.5 ml|
|46 - 60 lb||2.0 ml|
|61 - 75 lb||2.5 ml|
|Over 75 lb||3.0 ml|
For small animals (rabbits, ferrets), avians, and reptiles use 1 drop per 2 lb of body weight.
Storage: This product contains no added preservatives or additives. Refrigerate after opening. Shelf life after opening: 6 months refrigerated.
Doesn't smell bad/pungent. Seems to be potent as my cat is pretty large and the dose required is only 0.5ml. came with a dropper, very useful to administer
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