Organic psyllium

NEPENTA® Digestive plants

The plant that contributes to intestinal transit*

Organic psyllium

PRINCIPAL INDICATIONS:

Digestion (constipation, gastrointestinal ).

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Description: Organic psyllium

ANASTORE presents its new NEPENTA® Digestive plants range: a range inspired by plants from the Nepenthes genus, known for secreting digestive enzymes.

Psyllium, or ispaghula (Plantago ovata Forssk., Plantaginaceae family), is a member of the Plantago genus, a genus with a wide geographic distribution and which contains around 200 species. The Plantago ovata species is grown mainly for its mucilage-rich seeds (1). It is an annual herbaceous plant with elongated leaves and white flowers, grouped into spikes (2).

Psyllium helps to maintain healthy bowel and contributes to intestinal transit and function (3). It is also useful for occasional constipation and in conditions in which easy defection with soft stools is desirable, such as in cases of haemorrhoids or anal fissures (4). Psyllium also lowers cholesterol and blood lipid levels (5).

Psyllium’s mechanism of action derives from its cellulose and mucilage content. Its mucilage has a great capacity to absorb water, bringing about an increase in the volume of intestinal content and in the bulk of stools. This causes an increase in intestinal peristalsis, the ultimate consequence of which is a laxative effect (6).

Organic psyllium seed husks from our NEPENTA® range are available in practical single-dose sachets and have a delicious lemon flavour. They are free from excipients, GMOs and pesticides. A daily dose (2 single-dose sachets) provides 7 g of organic psyllium seed husks.

Discover the most natural and refreshing way to take psyllium!

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/plantago-ovata
  2. Berdonces Serra, J. L. (2009). Gran diccionario ilustrado de las Plantas Medicinales: descripción y aplicaciones, El Libro más completo sobre fitoterapia. Océano Ambar.
  3. *Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID 3932).
  4. Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID 3933).
  5. Extracted from the European Commission compilation list, under EFSA validation (ID 4461).
  6. https://www.ema.europa.eu/documents/herbal-monograph/final-community-herbal-monograph-plantago-afra-l-et-plantago-indica-l-semen_en.pdf 

Ingredients per 2 single-dose sachets (7.1 g): 7000 mg of psyllium seed husk* (Plantago ovata Forssk.) and lemon flavouring*.

*From organic farming.

FOOD ALLERGENS:

This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.

DIRECTIONS:

Mix 1 single-dose sachet with half a glass of water (125 ml) twice a day, outside of meals.

WARNINGS:

Do not administer simultaneously with medicines. Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.

ADVICES:

Does not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are undergoing medical treatment, seek your therapist's advice. For adult use only. Keep out of reach of young children.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.

FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:

This food supplement is manufactured in accordance with GMPs according to current pharmaceutical standards (GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practices of the European Pharmaceutical Industry).
The active ingredient content is guaranteed through regular analyses that can be viewed online.

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