Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
May 31, 2016
Document Type 10-Q
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date May 31, 2016
Trading Symbol lxrp
Entity Registrant Name Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Entity Central Index Key 0001348362
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 45,513,282
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Entity Voluntary Filers No
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3