Contains one foil sealed packet, makes 1 liter. Used for treatment of dehydration, replenishment of electrolytes and for replacement of fluids. Blood is 90% water which means that our bodies must be properly hydrated to function properly. Hydration, is often ignored in our urban environments but with exercise and other outdoor activities it's worth your attention. Dehydration can be brought on by perspiration, diarrhea, vomiting, urination, defecation, respiration, or any combination of these.
Mild - With as little as a 2% water reduction can result in headache, thirst, mental deterioration, irritability, drowsiness, increased pulse rate, and a possible 25% decrease in efficiency.
Moderate - With a 10% water reduction, extreme thirst, dry lips/mouth, swallowing difficulty, rapid weak pulse, dizziness, and decreased mental capacity
Severe - With a 12% water reduction, extreme lethargy, shriveled pasty skin, delirium, blurry eye sight, and the absence of tears, saliva, urine, followed by shock, and death.
Follow the instructions included with this component. Severely dehydrated patients will require medical help to recover.
Packet contains 3.5g Sodium Chloride, 1.5g Potassium Chloride, 2.9g Trisodium Citrate, 20.0g Glucose Anhydrous. Dissolve the pack in 1 liter of drinking water.