According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, more than 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive disorders each year. One such common chronic gastrointestinal disorder is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Symptoms of IBS include chronic abdominal pain and irregular bowel patterns. Thankfully, there’s hope for relief with Flora IBS Relief. This all-natural, vegetal, water-soluble, non-gelling dietary fibre is clinically proven to relieve IBS symptoms, including helping to improve bowel regularity in people with IBS, and providing a gentle relief of constipation in children. Plus, unlike other fibre supplements, it’s tasteless, colourless, odourless, and isn’t gritty or goopy, so you can feel comfortable adding it to your diet.
To prepare 1 serving, mix 1 heaping tbsp. (5 g) with a cup of water, juice, or other beverages. Take 2 hours before or after taking other medications.
Adults: Take one serving, 1-2 times daily.
Children age 9 years+ : Take one serving once daily.
Cautions & Warnings
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if: 1) you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate 2) you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide) 3) you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever (as these could be signs of abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, disease of the esophagus and / or the superior opening of the stomach (cardia), potential or existing intestinal blockage, paralysis or the intestine, megacolon, fecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis).
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen, or if laxative effect does not occur within seven days. 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 defecate following the use of another laxative product.
As with any natural health product, you should consult a healthcare practitioner on the use of this product.