Written By: Dr. Erin Walker. Chief Medical Officer of SuperTrees Botanicals
The stubborn stool. Lurking. Knocking at your door, but too bashful to give you relief. Constipation can happen. You may be looking for the perfect remedy…. something strong enough to get the job done, but gentle enough to sooth and support.
There is an herbal formula that provides a triad of relief. Aloe/Slippery Elm/Marshmallow is a unique blend supporting symptomatic relief for folks suffering from occasional constipation. Each herb brings its’ own healing properties. Thoughtfully combined, they work together to bring you comfortable results.
Aloe Ferox gum is the ‘pusher’. This herbal laxative has been shown to improve intestinal motility . Simply put, Aloe works with your body to push out the stool. While it is getting the job done, Aloe also provides an antioxidant element. Aloe soaks up free radicals along the way.
You most certainly do not want a sticky, half-done job. That is why we included Slippery Elm. Slippery Elm, as you can imagine, ‘greases the skids’. This quality makes the relief process smoother, more complete.
And finally, Marshmallow completes the triad. Marshmallow reduces inflammation and is an anti-spasmotic for the digestive tract. Marshmallow adds an element of calm to the whole process.
The herbal combination of Aloe/Slippery Elm/Marshmallow gives symptomatic relief for those suffering from occasional constipation. Utilizing Aloe Ferox gum for the laxative ‘pusher’ effects, combined with slippery elm to ‘grease the skids’, and an anti-inflammatory and soothing agent like marshmallow the relief comes smoothly.
This herbal combination should be taken with ample fluids. Relief generally occurs within 2-12 hours after consumption. It is not designed for patients suffering with colitis or other overt inflammatory bowel conditions. It should not be taken more than 3 days in a row. As always, contact your doctor before taking any new medication or supplement for a medical condition.
*FDA disclaimer- these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
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