Lower Bowel Tonic Mix
As the name implies, this blend is a Tonic for the lower bowels. This is a long-time Dr. Christopher formula which can be taken on a regular basis, unlike formulas with a stronger laxative effect. (Such as the Colon Cleanse #1 formula or Senna Leaf) DOSAGE: 2 Capsules once to three times a day depending on reaction to the laxative effect. (¼ Teaspoon of powder = One 'OO' Capsule)
Cascara Sagrada is a non-habit forming laxative with hormone-like oils which promote peristaltic action in the intestinal canal. It cleanses and restores natural tone to the colon and supports natural functioning of the bowels. Cascara Sagrada improves the flow of secretions to the stomach, liver, and pancreas, and therefore improves a sluggish colon. It is invigorating to the entire body.
Cayenne is a catalyst to all herbs. It aids the absorption, effectiveness, and the quick distribution of all herbs throughout the body by increasing the circulation in the body and the body's ability to digest anything in the stomach.
Fennel Seed is an aid to digestion and reduces the formation and build-up of uric acid tissue, reducing lumbago, kidney and bladder problems, and promoting more normal bowel functioning. It also effectively helps the prevention and elimination of intestinal gas, reducing the passing of gas and belching, and helps to move waste material out of the body.
Ginger Root is a digestive system stimulant and body cleansing herb, it encourages the removal of toxic waste and is soothing to upset stomachs and nausea. It increases blood circulation in the body and serves as a catalyst to other herbs.
Lobelia is an antispasmodic, nervine, and is a diuretic that helps to relieve bloating. Lobelia is a gastrointestinal stimulant in the digestive tract, and combined with cayenne helps to flush poisons from the stomach and bowels.
Oregon Grape Root improves poor digestion, relieves nausea, and is used in formulas to relieve chronic constipation. It helps cleanse the body of waste, is an excellent blood cleanser and organ cleanser, and supports the immune system.
Red Raspberry can be used for upset stomachs, indigestion, diarrhea, dysentery, bowel problems, and as an astringent helps to control the bowels. It is very soothing to the stomach, urinary tract, and bowels.
Rhubarb Root is a bitters cleanser for the stomach, liver, and colon, and is used as a specific in colon cleansing/toning formulas. It is a powerful laxative and is effective for chronic constipation, and as an astringent agent in controlling diarrhea. While powerful, Rhubarb is also a gentle laxative and can be used to empty the bowels thoroughly. It is cleansing and healing in nature.