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NAPIERS HERBAL SKIN RELIEF

Active substance(s): BLUE FLAG LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / BURDOCK ROOT TINCTURE 1:5 / QUEENS DELIGHT ROOT LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / SARSAPARILLA LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
or
Napiers Herbal Skin Relief

Please read this information carefully
before you start taking this medicine. It contains important information about this product. Keep
this leaflet with this medicine. You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner.
What is in this leaflet?

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What is English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief and what it is used for.
Before you take English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
How to take English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
Possible Side Effects
How to store English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
Further information

1. What is English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief and what it is
used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing tincture from * Burdock root and
liquid extracts of * Blue Flag root ; Queen’s Delight root and Sarsaparilla root. (* Certified

organically produced herbal ingredient).

What English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief is used for
English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of mild eczema, based on traditional use only.

2. Before you take English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
Do not take this product if you:



are under 18 years old
are taking other medication known to interact with alcohol (e.g. metronidazole).




are pregnant or breastfeeding
are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the Asteraceae/ Compositae family (see
section 6)

Consult your doctor:
- If the skin is broken or irritated or if the area suddenly becomes inflamed.
Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you are taking any other medicines, including any
bought without a prescription.
Important information about some of the ingredients in this product:

This medicinal product contains 17% v/v ethanol. Each 5 ml corresponds to 680 mg alcohol equivalent to 17
ml beer or 7 ml wine. Harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken into account in

pregnant or breast-feeding women, children and high-risk groups such as patients with liver-disease,
or epilepsy.
Driving and using machines:
This product contains alcohol (see above) and may affect your ability to drive or use machines. If
affected do not drive or use machines.

3. How to take English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
Adults and the elderly - Take one to two 5ml spoonfuls before each main meal, in water, or other liquid.
Maximum daily dose: 30mls (3 doses)

Not recommended for use in children or adolescents under 18 years of age.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If you take too much of this product (overdose)
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor or pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you. Overdose of this product may cause alcohol
intoxication (see section 2 Important information about some of the ingredients in this product).
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for the
missed dose. It does not matter if you have missed a dose.
If your condition worsens or if symptoms persist for more than 2 weeks after taking the
product or if side effects become serious or if side effects not mentioned in the patient
information leaflet occur, consult a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4. Possible side effects
The following possible side effects may occur:
Anaphylactic shock (serious allergic reaction requiring medical attention) has been reported with Burdock
root. The frequency is not known.
Blue Flag root and Queen’s Delight root may cause nausea, vomiting and irritation of mucous membranes.
The frequency is not known.

If other adverse reactions not mentioned above occur, a doctor or qualified healthcare 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
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 English Herbal Medicines Eczema Relief
Do not use after the expiry date. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste. Ask you pharmacist to dispose of medicines no longer required.
The expiry date is printed on the box and the bottle label. The expiry date refers to the last day of
the month.
Do not store above 25 deg C. Store in the original package.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children
Keep your medicine in the original container.

6. Further Information
Active Ingredients

Each 5ml of oral liquid contains

0.12 ml of tincture from * Burdock root (Arctium lappa L.) (1:5).
Extraction solvent: ethanol 43% v/v.
0.165 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from * Blue Flag root (Iris versicolor L.) (1:1).
Extraction solvent: ethanol 42% v/v.
0.32 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Queen’s Delight root (Stillingia sylvatica L.) (1:1).
Extraction solvent: ethanol 42% v/v.
0.715 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Sarsaparilla root (Smilax spp.) (1:1).
Extraction solvent: ethanol 25% v/v.
* Certified organically produced herbal ingredient
This product also contains the following ingredients:
Tincture Capsicum (organic capsicum, ethanol, water); Tincture Myrrh (myrrh, ethanol, water);
Coriander Oil; Caramel E150d; Glycerol; Water

This product is available in 100ml or 200ml bottle sizes. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Number THR 28255/0027
Registration holder and Manufacturer for this product :
Rutland Biodynamics Ltd.,
Town Park Farm,
Brooke,
Rutland, LE15 8DG
This leaflet was last revised in April 2013
THR certification mark

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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