Boxs Herbals Period Relief
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Monthly Cramp Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing extracts of Scullcap herb, Helionas root, Jamaican Dogwood bark, Motherwort herb and Buchu leaf. For full details see Section 6.
Napiers Monthly Cramp Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the symptomatic relief of menstrual cramps, based on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
•are under 18 years old
• are diagnosed with menstrual disorders
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients
• if you are taking medicines known
to interact with alcohol eg. metronidazole
Important information about some of the ingredients in this medicine
This product contains 18% v/v ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 710 mg per 5 ml dose, equivalent to
18 ml beer or 7.5ml wine. Harmful for people suffering
from alcoholism or liver-disease. If you are in a high risk
group (patients with liver disease or epilepsy) you
should consider the alcohol content before taking this
This product contains 600 mg of sucrose, 29 mg of glucose and 0.001 ml sorbitol per 5 ml dose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.
Adult women (over 18 years old):
One 5 ml teaspoonful three times a day.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after one week, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you take too much (overdose).
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.
Overdose of this product may result in alcohol intoxication: the amount of alcohol in a full bottle (10.65g in 75ml; 14.2g in 100 ml; 21.3g in 150 ml: equivalent to 0.45 or 0.6 or 0.9 large glasses of wine or 1.08 or 1.44 or 2.16 glasses of beer, respectively) may result in intoxication and should be treated accordingly (See Section 2).
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time.
Do not take a double dose. It does not matter if you miss a dose.
If you have any questions, or are unsure of anything, please speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
If adverse reactions occur, a doctor or qualified health care practitioner should be consulted.
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting
any side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at
Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow Card form
from your doctor's surgery or a pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808100 3352 (available 10am-2pm
Monday to Friday).
5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product after the expiry date. The expiry date is printed on the label and on the bottom of the carton.
Do not store above 25SC. Store in the original container.
There are no special precautions for disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and sight of children.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each 5 ml contains:
0.265 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Scullcap herb (Scutellaria laterifolia L.) (1:1)
Extraction Solvent: Water
0.175 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Helionas root (Chamaelirium luteum) (1:1)
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
0.1ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Jamaican
Dogwood bark (Piscidia piscipula) (1:1) Extract
Solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v
0.265ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Motherwort herb (Leonurus cardiaca) (1:1)
Extract Solvent: Water
0.555 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Buchu leaf (Agathosma betulina (Berg) Pillans) (1:2.5) Extract solvent: Ethanol 25% v/v
Also contains glucose liquid, syrup (sucrose), glycerol, tincture Cardamon Co (Cardamom oil. Caraway oil. Cinnamon oil. Beetroot powder, glycerol, ethanol and water). Nutmeg oil. Clove oil. Cinnamon oil. Liquorice liquid extract (Liquorice, ethanol, sorbitol and water), alcohol and caramel E150a.
Traditional Herbal Registration holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number: THR 43751/0010 [THRIogo]
Leaflet revised 20/08/2014
What is Scullcap?
Scullcap is a flowering herb native to North America and used in Britain since the 1800s. An extract from the leaves and flowering tops is used to make this medicine.
What is Helionas root?
Helonias, sometimes called False Unicorn root, is a flowering herb native to North America and used in Britain since the 1800s. An extract from the root is used to make this medicine.
What is Jamaican Dogwood ?
Jamaican Dogwood is a herb native to the southern USA, West Indies and Latin America. An extract from the bark is used to make this medicine.
What is Motherwort herb?
Motherwort is a flowering herb native to the British Isles. An extract from the leaves and flowering tops is used to make this medicine.
What is Buchu?
Buchu is a flowering herb native to South Africa. An extract from the leaves is used in making this medicine.
A copy of this leaflet in large format print is available.
If you would like more information about this product please contact:
Napiers the Herbalists,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G40LF Telephone: 0845 0021860
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
with extracts of Scullcap, Helionas root, Jamaican Dogwood, Motherwort and Buchu leaf.
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking this product.
It contains important information for you about this product that may affect you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to read it again.
You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms do not improve or worsen during the use of this medicinal product. If any side effects become serious, or if you notice side effects not listed in here, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is used for.
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information