Castor Oil is an oil derived from the beans of the castor plant. (Ricinus communis). Castor oil has long been recognized as a powerful laxative which may be used for the relief of occasional constipation.
Each softgel contains:
Castor Oil (Ricinus communis) (Seed) 650 mg
Fennel Oil (Foeniculum vulgare) (Fruit) 10 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water).
Adult Dosage: Take 3 softgels, 3 to 4 times daily with meals as needed. Do not take within two hours of other medications as their efficacy may be reduced by this product.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking oral contraceptives, hormone therapy, hormone replacement therapy or other medications or natural health products. Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any gastric or intestinal disorders, or if you are allergic to anethole or plants of the Apiaceae/Carrot Family. Do not use in the presence of abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one week, unless your physician has ordered a special schedule for you. Avoid excessive sunlight or UV light exposure while using this product.