Aloe Bitters capsules


Laxative action relieves inflammation and sluggish digestive conditions.

500mg, 60 capsules



Flora Force Aloe Bitters Capsules Package Insert

Scheduling status. C0

Proprietary name (and dosage form): Flora Force Aloe Bitters Capsules 500mg.

Composition: Each capsule contains 500mg Aloe ferox powder.

Pharmacological classification: Category D Western Herbal Medicine.

Pharmacological action: 11.5 Gastro-intestinal Laxatives

Indications: Herbal medicine to assist in the treatment of constipation. Support of the digestive system function, skin and immune system.

Contra-indications: Do not use in: pregnancy or breastfeeding; during menstrual bleed, gastro-intestinal inflammation, intestinal obstruction, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, appendicitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, haemorrhoids.

Not to be used by children younger than 12.

Warnings:  Extended use for longer than 8-10 days may cause loss of peristalsis.

Aloe may reduce the absorption of oral drugs and increase potassium loss caused by diuretics; may cause kidney irritation.

Pregnancy and Lactation: Not to be used in pregnancy and by breast feeding mothers.

Drug Interaction: Over use and misuse can cause potassium loss leading to increased toxicity of cardiac glycosides. Increased potassium loss caused by diuretics due to laxative effect.

Hypoglycaemic effect. Persons on diabetic medicine should monitor their blood sugar levels.

Dosage and directions for use: Take one to two capsules twice daily or, as prescribed by a healthcare practitioner.

Should constipation not improve within 6 weeks, please consult your practitioner. If laxative preparations are used continuously for more than 10 days, constipation may be aggravated and cause dependency.

Side-effects and special precautions: Abdominal pain and spasms.

Known symptoms of over dosage and particulars of its treatment: None known or documented.  If overdose suspected stop use and contact hospital poison help line. See warnings.  

Identification: Clear size 0 all vegetable capsule containing dark green herbal powder.

Presentation: 60 Capsules packed 125ml amber glass bottle with light green screw cap and safety seal insert.

Storage instructions: Store below 25ºC. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Registration number: To be allocated.

Applicant: Flora Force Health Products (Pty) Ltd., PO Box 426, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town

Date of publication: 21/04/2015