Frequently Asked Questions

Can I mix Floradix® Supplements with juice or water; will this affect the efficacy of the product?

It is ok to mix Floradix® with juice or water just prior to taking your dose. It will not affect the efficacy of the product.

Why is iron important?

Iron is an essential mineral that is involved in various bodily functions. Its main role is to help produce haemoglobin, which transports oxygen all over our bodies via our blood. It is also involved in the production of energy for our body. This is why one of the first symptoms of low iron is fatigue.

When is the best time to take Floradix® liquid supplements?

We recommend taking Floradix® Iron Extract 30 minutes prior to eating food or drinking caffeine to maximise absorption.

Why do I need to keep Floradix® Liquid Supplements in the fridge?

Our products do not contain alcohol or preservatives and should therefore be kept in the refrigerator after use to maintain their quality.

Can you use Floradix® after it has been stored in the fridge longer than 4 weeks?

This is the manufacturer’s recommendation and is a BEST BEFORE recommendation. 

How do you know if the tonic has gone off?

Floradix® tonics are natural and have a fruit and vegetable base, so they can ferment just like other fruit juices, hence when opened it should be kept refrigerated.  The tonic will have fermented fizzy taste and this is when you know that it has gone off.  

I am travelling and I want to take my Floradix® Iron tonic with me, but it requires to refrigerated. What can I do?

Floradix® Iron is also available in tablet form, Floradix® Iron & Vitamin Tablets and are a convenient solution for those who are travelling. 

Are Salus products GMO free?

Yes, as a natural drug manufacturer, Salus takes a clear position against the use of genetic engineering in agriculture and does not use raw materials from these sources.

Can I take Floradix® or Floravital® Herbal Iron Extract at the same time as other Floradix® supplements?

Floradix® or Floravital® should be taken at separate times to other supplements as the iron absorption may be reduced by other products.

What makes Floradix® & Floravital® Iron Extract special?

What makes Floradix® & Floravital® Iron Extract really special is that they are liquid supplements, which means the vitamins and minerals are already dissolved and can be absorbed by the body more efficiently.

Floradix® & Floravital® Iron Extract also contain ferrous gluconate, which is one of the best absorbed forms of iron available.

In addition to iron, Floradix® & Floravital® also contains a select combination of herbs, fruit and vegetables extracts which help maintain general health and well-being and B Vitamins to help support energy production in the body.

They contain 100% natural-based ingredients and are free from preservatives, colourings, alcohol and dairy. Both products also have a delicious fruity taste!

What is the difference between Floradix® Iron and Vitamin tablet and Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract?

Floradix® Iron and Vitamin tablet and Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract both contain iron in the form of ferrous gluconate. Adults and children 13 years and over are instructed to take three tablets daily while the liquid iron extract, 10 mL can be taken once or twice daily with an option of mixing it into juice or water (see product page for children’s dosage information).

Product selection should be based on personal preference.

What is the difference between Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract & Floravital® Herbal Iron Extract?

Both are liquid iron supplements however Floravital® Iron is yeast, wheat and gluten free. It has been especially formulated for those with food sensitivities or allergies. Plus, it is also honey free which makes it vegan friendly!

Is it safe to take Floradix® & Floravital® Herbal Iron Extract whilst pregnant or breastfeeding?

Iron supplementation is often recommended by midwives as it helps to keep mums healthy, and provides sustenance for the developing baby. The demand for iron increases greatly as the baby grows and during pregnancy a mother must provide this nutrient for both herself and her baby.

What is the difference between Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract & Floravital® Herbal Iron Extract?

Both are liquid iron supplements however Floravital® Iron is yeast, wheat and gluten free. It has been especially formulated for those with food sensitivities or allergies. Plus, it is also honey free which makes it vegan friendly!

Is Floradix® Iron Extract suitable for diabetics?

Floradix® Iron Extract is generally considered to be suitable for diabetics but the following information should be taken into account and discussed with your healthcare professional:
Carbohydrates; 2.45g/10ml
100ml contains 2 BU (bread units)
10ml contains 0.2 BU
1 BU = 12g of glucose
 20ml (daily intake) contains 4.8 grams of glucose.

Can I drink tea/coffee at the same time as taking Floradix®/Floravital®?

Black tea & coffee contain caffeine which can reduce the absorption of the iron, thus reducing the efficacy of the product. We recommend to take Floradix® / Floravital® one hour before or two hours after having a caffeinated beverage. However, caffeine free drinks including some herbal teas can be taken at the same time as Floradix® / Floravital®.

Does Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract contain sugar?

Floradix® Herbal Iron Extract contains sugars due to the presence of honey and fruit juices.