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Logo HELMONTSKRUIE

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Not scheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

HELMONTSKRUIE

COMPOSITION:
Each 25 g contains:
  Aloes 10,421 g
  Camphor 0,586 g
  Potassium carbonate 1,288 g
  Rhubarb 2,576 g
  Gentian 1,669 g
  Valerian 1,434 g
  Ginger 1,385 g
  Cardamom 0,097 g
  Myrrh 0,049 g
  Clove Oil 0,006 g
PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 11.5 Laxatives.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Helmontskruie consists of a mixture of natural ingredients including aloes, which is a well known purgative. The numerous other herbal ingredients contain volatile oils which, together with camphor, have a carminative action and counteract any griping which may be present due to indigestion.

INDICATIONS
Constipation and indigestion.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Undiagnosed abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, habitual use and pregnancy.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Add the contents of the packets, as well as that of the small packet enclosed, to a bottle of old wine; shake frequently and let it draw in the sun for about eight days. Filter through clean linen and take 30 drops (2,0 mL) with half a glass of water two or three times a day.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Excessive cathartic effects, nausea and vomiting may occur in hypersensitive patients. The constant use of purgatives may result in water diarrhoea with excessive water and electrolyte loss. The use of the product should be discontinued.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
See "Side-effects and Special Precautions".

IDENTIFICATION:
A Reddish-brown coarse powder with a strong odour of camphor.

PRESENTATION:
Packets of 25 g.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C
Protect from moisture
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

APPLICATION NUMBER:
E1519 (Act/Wet 101/1965).

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Lennon Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth 6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985. M358
  Tradepak P.E.

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