What is Nature’s Sunshine Bowel Detox?
Bowel Detox is a dietary supplement produced by Nature’s Sunshine with claims to promote regular elimination of waste from the colon. The manufacturer alleges that it also provides digestive enzymes to aid digestion in the upper gastrointestinal tract along with ingredients to provide needed bulk and to encourage the proper flow of waste through the colon. It contains pancreatic juices that help in the digestion of a variety of foods. Bowel Detox also claims to contains bile salts that help to improve fat digestion.
The manufacturer’s website indicates the following active ingredients:
- Vitamin A as beta-carotene – 900 IU
- Vitamin C – 30mg
- Vitamin E – 6 IU
- Zinc – 3mg
- Selenium – 15mcg
- Betaine HCL
- Bile salts
- Cascara sagrada
- Ginger rhizome
- Apple pectin
- Parthenium root
- Marshmallow root extract
- Sodium copper chlorophyllin
- Bentonite clay
In reference to the manufacturer, you should take two capsules with your morning meal and three capsules with your evening meal with a glass of water. However, your health care provider may recommend otherwise.
We have done our research on the manufacturer’s website and found out that Bowel Detox costs $27.70 for non-members and $18.45 for registered members. There are no discounts offered to those who buy in bulk. The manufacturer seems to not have a monthly subscription. Shipping expenses are not stated as per the time we did our research through their website.
Possible Side Effects
The manufacturer issues a few warnings with this product. As it contains cascara sagrada it may not be suitable for those who are pregnant, nursing, or taking other medications. You should not use this product if you have diarrhea or abdominal pain and you should stop using the product if these develop. This product is also not suitable for long-term use. There are not enough reviews on their website to determine if anyone developed side effects after using this product.In the case of an overdose, seek immediate help from a Poison Control Center.
There is no money back guarantee for unsatisfied customers which may be an indication that this supplement is not as effective as the manufacturer alleges. We also did not find any reviews as we did our research, indicating that it may not be a widely used product.
The Bottom Line
Bowel Detox may be helpful in treating constipation although it has very few features to be admired. The manufacturer quotes a clinical trial that demonstrated how effective it is and seems to contain ingredients helpful for treating constipation Nevertheless, it has some downsides. It comes with quite a few cautions about using the product. It also doesn’t come with a money back or satisfaction guarantee for potential customers. The lack of reviews also may be an indication that this product is not widely used. The lack of reviews also makes it harder to determine the effectiveness of the product and if there are any happy customers.