NAPIERS HERBAL COLD AND FLU AWAY

Active substance: HEMLOCK SPRUCE BARK LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Herbal Cold and Flu Away is
a traditional herbal medicinal product
containing extracts of Elder flower,
Bayberry bark and Hemlock Spruce
For full details see Section 6.
Napiers Herbal Cold and Flu Away is
a traditional herbal medicinal product
used to relieve the symptoms of cold
and flu, sore throats and chills, based
on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
• are under 12 years old or elderly
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients
• if you are taking medicines known
to interact with alcohol e.g.
metronidazole

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.

This product contains 5% v/v ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 400 mg per 10 ml
dose, equivalent to 10 ml beer or 4.2 ml
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
product.

Adults, elderly and children (over
12 years old):
Two 5 ml teaspoonfuls in a third of a
cup of warm or hot water three times a
day.
Do not take this medicine for more
than 7 days.
Do not exceed the stated dose.

This product contains 4.76 g of sucrose
per 10 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.

If you have difficulty breathing, fever
or blood in your saliva, speak to your
doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner.

Driving and using machine
This product contains ethanol (alcohol)
and may affect your ability to drive or
use machines. If affected do not drive or
use machines.

If your symptoms worsen or persist for
more than 7 days during the use of
this medicinal product, 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.
An overdose of this products may
result in alcohol intoxication. The
amount of alcohol in a full bottle (4 g
in 100 ml, 6 g in 150 ml, 8 g in 200 ml:
equivalent to 0.16, 0.25 or 0.33 large
glasses of wine 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
No side effects have been reported
with this product.
If you notice any side effects, please
tell your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines safer
by reporting any side-effects to the
Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Alternatively you can get a paper
Yellow Card form from your doctor’s
surgery or a pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808 100 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 25ºC. Store in the
original container.
There are no special precautions for
disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.

oleoresin, ethanol, syrup (sucrose),
Acacia powder, Beetroot powder
(E162), caramel (E150a), Viscarin
(carrageenan (E407), glucose
(dextrose)) and water.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each 5 ml contains:
0.1 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Elder flowers (Sambucus nigra.
L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.1g Elder
flowers)
Extraction solvent: Water

Product manufacturers:
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 0JZ

0.05 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Bayberry bark (Myrica cerifera
L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.5g Bayberry
bark).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 45 % v/v

Leaflet revised 23//03/2013  

0.1 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Hemlock Spruce (Tsuga
canadensis Carr.) (1:1) (equivalent to
0.1g Hemlock Spruce)
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
Also contains Peppermint oil, Cassia
oil, Pimento oil, Clove oil, stronger
Capsicum tincture (ethanol, water,
capsicum), stronger Ginger tincture
(ethanol, ginger root), Capsicum  

Traditional Herbal Registration
holder:
Rickard Lane’s and W. H. Box Ltd
24 Tennant Street
Edinburgh EH6 5ND

Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 15670/0047
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What is Elder flower?
Elder is a woody shrub-like tree
indigenous to the British Isles, known
for its fragrant flowers and berries. An
extract from the flowers of Elder are
used in this medicine.
What is Bayberry bark?
Bayberry is a small tree native to the
eastern North America and also
sometimes called wax myrtle. An
extract from the root bark is used in
this medicine.
What is Hemlock Spruce?
Hemlock Spruce, also known as
eastern spruce, is a member of the
pine tree family native to Canada and
North America. An extract from the
bark is used in making this herbal
medicine.

Further Enquiries
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
24 Tennant Street,
Edinburgh EH6 5ND
Telephone: 0845 002 1860

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS HERBAL COLD &
FLU AWAY
with extracts of Elder flowers,
Bayberry bark and Hemlock Spruce
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
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