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Paracea® Forte

With Ginger Traditionally Used in Western Herbal Medicine to Relieve Abdominal Spasms.

With ginger used in traditional western herbal medicine to relieve abdominal spasms and flatulence.

Paracea® Forte contains ginger which is traditionally used in western herbal medicine (WHM) to help relieve abdominal spasms, flatulence and loss of appetite. Barberry is also included as it is traditionally used in WHM to help relieve diarrhoea and the symptoms of indigestion.

Serving Type: Tablet
Available in Sizes: 60 tablets Dosage: Adults: Take 2 tablets two times a day, or as professionally prescribed. For short-term use only.

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Product Features

  • Ginger assists in the relief of vomiting.
  • Ginger is traditionally used in western herbal medicine (WHM) to help relieve indigestion symptoms.
  • Barberry is used in traditional WHM to relieve symptoms of dyspepsia.
  • In WHM barberry is traditionally used as a bitter tonic.
  • Barberry is used in traditional WHM to relieve diarrhoea.
  • Ginger is traditionally used in WHM to help relieve flatulence and abdominal spasms.
  • Ginger is used in traditional WHM to help relieve loss of appetite. 

Ingredients

Herbal extracts dry concentrate standardised:
Artemisia annua Chinese wormwood 187.5 mg
min. equiv. to dry750 mg
equiv. to thujone7.5mg
Berberis vulgaris barberry 125 mg
min. equiv. to dry750 mg
equiv. to berberine937.5 micrograms
Zingiber officinale ginger 25 mg
min. equiv. to dry500 mg
equiv. to gingerols calculated as gingerol-[6]2.5 mg
Herbal extracts dry concentrate:
Juglans nigra black walnut 40 mg
equiv. to dry400 mg
Citrus x paradisi grapefruit 18 mg
equiv. to dry450 mg
Other:
Clove powder 50 mg
equiv. to volatile oil5 microlitres

Warning

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
  • Always read the label. Follow the directions for use.
  • If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.
  • Do not use if you intend to be pregnant, during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use in children.
  • Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than 48 hours in adults.
  • Individuals taking anticoagulants should seek medical advice before taking this product.
  • Individuals at risk of bleeding problems should seek advice from their health practitioner prior to taking this product.
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use.
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional.

Evidence

[1] Porter RS, Kaplan JL. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 18th ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, 2011.
[2] Bone K. Clinical applications of Ayurvedic and Chinese herbs. Warwick: Phytotherapy Press, 1996.
[3] WHO Monographs on selected medicinal plants, vol 1-4. Viewed 4 July 2017, http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Js2200e/
[4] Mendiola J, Bosa M, Perez N, et al. Extracts of Artemisia abrotanum and Artemisia absinthium inhibit growth of Naegleria fowleri in vitro. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1991;85(1): 78-79.
[5] Braun L, Cohen M. Herbs and natural supplements: an evidence-based guide, 4th ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2015.
[6] Berberine. Altern Med Rev 2000;5(2):175-177.
[7] European barberry. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 2015. Viewed 28 Jun 2017, www.naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com
[8] Subbaiah TV, Amin AH. Effect of berberine sulphate on Entamoeba histolytica. Nature 1967;215(5100):527-528.
[9] Black walnut. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 2015. Viewed 29 Jun 2017, www.naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com
[10] Hu ML, Rayner CK, Wu KL, et al. Effect of ginger on gastric motility and symptoms of functional dyspepsia. World J Gastroenterol 2011;17(1):105-110.
[11] Nzeako BC, Al-Kharousi ZSN, Al-Mahrooqui Z. Antimicrobial activities of clove and thyme extracts. SQUMJ 2006;6(1):33-39.
[12] Brinker F. Herb contraindications and drug interactions 3rd ed. Sandy: Eclectic Medical Publications, 2001.
[13] Clove. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 2016. Viewed 4 July 2017, www.naturaldatabase.com
[14] Grapefruit. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 2016. Viewed 4 July 2017, www.naturaldatabase.com

Educational Materials

Nutritional Support for the Gastrointestinal System
Informative description, investigation and treatment on nutritional support for the gastrointestinal system.


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