Traditional Medicinals Laxative Tea is a gentle laxative that is great for relieving occasional constipation. The senna-based laxative tea works by stimulating your intestines and getting your body’s natural elimination process moving again. Within six to twelve hours you will have a bowel movement and constipation will be alleviated. The tea is naturally caffeine free and organic.
Features & Benefits:
Relieves occasional constipation
Generally produces a bowel movement within 6-12 hours
Adults and children 12 years and older: drink 1 cup preferably at bedtime. For relief: pour 8 oz freshly boiled water over 1 tea bag. Cover cup & steep for 10-15 minutes. Squeeze tea bag to ensure maximum goodness in your cup. Drink 1 cup, preferably at bedtime
Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor. If you have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks, consult a doctor before using a laxative. Laxative products should not be used for a period of longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor. Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative may indicate a serious condition. Discontinue use and consult your doctor. Senna may produce abdominal pain, spasm or passage of liquid stools. Contraindications: do not use if you have ileus, intestinal obstruction, stenosis, atonic bowel, acute intestinal inflammation (e.g. Cohn's disease, ulcerative colitis), appendicitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, severe dehydration states with water and electrolyte depletion. Do not use if you have known allergies to plants of the parsley (apiaceae) family, such as fennel. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away. Drink responsibly and follow all directions for use. Please remember that smooth move products are not meant to be used for cleansing or as diet aids. Notice: this product contains senna leaf. Read and follow directions carefully. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools, or abdominal pain because senna leaf may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea, or if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition.