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NOW Castor Oil

 

Traditionally used in herbal medicine as a carminative and laxative. Combination intestinal support for the relief of occasional gas and constipation. Softgel delivery provides an alternative to traditional direct consumption of liquid version.

Castor Oil is obtained from the seeds of Ricinus communisis (castor oil plant). Castor oil has long been recognized as a powerful laxative, which may be used for the relief of occasional constipation. As a stimulant laxative, it has been used to treat constipation that occurs following prolonged bed rest or hospitalization, to treat constipation resulting from diminished colonic motor response. It may also be used to treat constipation occurring secondary to idiopathic slowing of transit time, due to constipating drugs, irritable bowel or spastic colon syndrome, and in patients with neurologic constipation. Castor oil is also an effective  option as a colonic evacuation option prior to a colonoscopy. Fennel Oil - Fennel is used for various digestive problems including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, and colic in infants.

 

 

Adult Dosage: Take 3 softgels, 3 to 4 times daily with meals as needed. Do not take within two hours of other medications as their efficacy may be reduced by this product for bowel function. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any gastric or intestinal disorders, or if you are allergic to anethole or plants of the Apiaceae/Carrot Family. Do not use in the presence of abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one week, unless your physician has ordered a special schedule for you. Avoid excessive sunlight or UV light exposure while using this product.

Ingredients (each capsule contains):

Castor Oil (Ricinus communis) (Seed)..............................................................................650 mg

(Pharmaceutical grade, Cold Pressed, Hexane Free)

Fennel Oil (Foeniculum vulgare) (Fruit).............................................................................10 mg

Non-Medicinal Ingredients:

Capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water)