Silicolgel - 200ml
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silicolgel contains silicic acid which is a compound of the mineral substance silicon and oxygen in a colloidal (highly dispersable) and hydrated form.
Silicon is the second most abundant element on Earth, after oxygen. It is found in nature as silicon dioxide and in the hydrated or aqueous form as silicic acid.
Gastrointestinal disorders are usually caused by irritants and by harmful and toxic substances as well as pathogens.
When the gastrointestinal tract is disturbed by such toxic substances and pathogens, it cannot function normally and this may lead to physical discomfort.
The advantage of silicolgel exists in the large and highly reactive surface of silicic acid. When taken internally, it forms a protective and soothing coating over the lining of the stomach and intestines.
How to use
Shake bottle well before every use.
Take silicolgel at least 1 hour before or after the intake of medicines.
Take 1 tablespoonful (15 ml) of silicolgel three times daily, preferably before meals.
silicolgel can be taken either undiluted or diluted with water. After acute symptoms ease, treatment with silicolgel can continue for another few days.
If the symptoms have not reduced after three days, consult a medical doctor.
With diarrhoea, it is necessary to replace lost fluids.
Hazards and Cautions
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Shake bottle well before every use.
- Do not freeze.
- Read the package insert before use.
- Use only until Use By Date.
- Use within 3 months after opening.
3.5 g Silicon Dioxide in 100 ml Silicic Acid gel, Preservatives: Sorbic Acid (E 200), Sodium Benzoate (E 211).