- Support for normal bowel movements*
- NO fillers, NO binders, NO flavors, and NO laxatives
Psyllium can help achieve a high fiber diet, which is so important in maintaining good bowel health, and is now recognized as supporting the maintenance of healthy cholesterol level already in the normal range*.
Dietary fiber is a necessary component of the diet that is glaringly lacking in the typical western diet. Lack of dietary fiber can cause constipation and elevated cholesterol levels.* Psyllium is a rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. Taking psyllium on a daily basis can supplement the diet with high quality fiber, and support ensuring at least one normal bowel movement every day.*
Note: It is important to take plenty of water with any psyllium product. The volume of water needed is one reason why psyllium should not be taken in capsule or tablet form.
A British Pharmaceutical Codex for 1911 includes a statement about the psyllium plant and its useful properties: "The seed coat contains a large quantity of mucilage, and the seeds are taken dry or mixed with water in chronic diarrhea and in atony (weakness of a muscle or organ) of the intestine with constipation. They are much used in Continental practice."
This is why Springreen uses the whole seed and not just the husk, as many products on the market do. When psyllium is mixed with water, a mucilaginous mass is formed by virtue of the mucilage, which exudes from the cell walls. The outer covering of the seed possesses the bulk-forming properties. It contains no irritants to stimulate peristaltic action in the digestive tract. It possesses no laxative or cathartic ingredients. Any effect obtained is entirely due to whatever mechanical stimulus the added fecal bulk affords and to the lubrication provided by the mucilage from the seed.
Springreen pays a premium for their psyllium to obtain a better than average product. Their experience of over 50 years has demonstrated that some psyllium seeds are faster jelling and more mucilaginous than others. They know this product will do a superior job on a larger number of people than many other bulk materials that are generally available*.
Other products on the market may contain herbs and other laxatives. These substances stimulate the muscles of the colon wall to contract in order to produce a bowel movement. When used on a continuous basis, laxatives can become habit-forming. This creates a situation where the colonic muscles will not contract by themselves, because they are dependent upon some external stimulus.*
Springreens Intestinal Cleanser contains the psyllium seed and husk, balanced as found in nature. NO fillers, NO binders, NO flavors, and NO laxatives are added to stimulate peristaltic action. Fiber provides the necessary impetus for bowel wall contractions. Because the Intestinal Cleanser is only fiber, it can be taken on a daily basis, or used as part of a more intensive 7 Day Cleansing Program.
Springreens #79 Intestinal Cleanser and #77 Detoxificant are ideal companion products, and Springreen recommends they be used together for maximum detoxification via the alimentary canal.*
Servings (7g) Per Container: 40
Each heaping teaspoon (7g) contains:
Total Carbohydrate 5.9g
Dietary Fiber 5.6g
Psyllium Seed (plus husk) 6.6g
---(Plantago Ovato Blond)
Other Ingredients: Soy flour and magnesium trisilicate (U.S.P.).
Adults: As a dietary supplement, take one heaping teaspoon of Intestinal Cleanser thoroughly mixed with water or juice upon rising, and one heaping teaspoon upon retiring. For best results, place up to an inch of fruit juice in a jar with a lid, add 8 ounces of water and one heaping teaspoon of the Intestinal Cleaner. Place lid on jar and shake vigorously for 10 to 15 seconds. Remove lid and drink immediately. Follow with one or more glasses of water.
May be taken as described above, or put one or two tablespoons of #77 Detoxificant in jar or shaker with at least 8 ounces of juice or water. Add one heaping teaspoon of Intestinal Cleanser. Shake vigorously or blend to make sure solution is properly mixed. (Some people prefer to take the #77 separately so the liquid will not gel so quickly.)
Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present. If you are pregnant or nursing, please consult your healthcare professional before using this product. Keep out of the reach of children.
Upon taking this product, evacuations may not occur until the second day; hence, a temporary feeling of fullness may be experienced. Putrefactive strings, solid particles, and ropes of mucous appearing in the stool are no cause for alarm. They are not particles of the Cleanser, but are part of the evacuation process.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.