Colax is a gentle bowel cleansing herbal formula containing Cascara, Dandelion, Yellow Dock, Dill seed and Chamomile to help maintain healthy intestinal function.
These herbs have been traditionally used in herbal preparations to:
- Support healthy bowel function
- Assist in stimulating the bowel in order to support healthy elimination
- Cleanse the lower digestive tract
- Help relieve occasional gas, and associated temporary mild digestive discomfort*
The combination of herbs in Colax provides a range of compounds including several essential oils (containing monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, and especially α-bisabolol), flavonoids, anthraquinone glycosides, sesquiterpene lactones, phenolic acids and sterols.
1 tablet 3 - 4 times daily, or as directed.
Caution: Contraindicated in blockage of the gallbladder and in known allergy to plants of the daisy family. Use only with professional supervision in the presence of gallstones. This product contains Frangula purshiana (Cascara). Read and follow directions carefully. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools, or abdominal pain because Cascara may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Consult your health care professional if you have frequent diarrhea or if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition.
For other contraindications and cautions, please refer to the Potential Herb-Drug Interactions Chart. The chart can be found here: Potential Herb-Drug Interactions Chart
Please consult the product packaging label for the most accurate product information.
Nutrients & Ingredients
Each Serving Size (1 Tablet) contains: Cascara stem bark 12:1 extract 93.33 mg (from Frangula purshiana stem bark 1.12 g), Dandelion root 4:1 extract 93.75 mg (from Taraxacum officinale root 375 mg), Yellow Dock root 4:1 extract 93.75 mg (from Rumex crispus root 375 mg), Dill (Anethum graveolens) seed essential oil 15 mg, Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) flower essential oil 2 mg. Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, maltodextrin, sodium starch glycolate, silicon dioxide, hypromellose, magnesium stearate and dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.