- Aids the digestive system.
- Soothes the stomach.
- Minimizes gastric heartburn, acid indigestion and discomfort.
How It Works:
Licorice is well known for its benefits to the glandular, intestinal and respiratory systems. It can help soothe stomach upset and relieve associated discomfort from heartburn and acid indigestion. Capsicum is added to counter imbalances. Its high level of beta-carotene is thought to be helpful in healing the surface cells of mucous membranes.
Deglycyrrhizinated licorice root extract, pau darco bark extract, clove flower extract, Indian elecampane root extract and capsicum fruit.
Take 2 capsules with a meal twice daily, plus 2 capsules at bedtime.
Ancient Greeks and Romans used licorice root for health benefits. Traditional Chinese Medicines relied on licorice to provide respiratory, digestive and reproductive system support.
Pau d’arco’s dense, rot-resistant wood makes excellent hunting bows and building material. According to records, it was used by the Incas, the Kallawayas and other native South American groups for its many healing properties. Its Latin name Tabebuia heptaphylla led to the nickname taheebo, and many people from the region are familiar with taheebo tea.
Clove flowers grow on tropical evergreen trees in Indonesia, Madagascar and Tanzania. They have a history of traditional use and are linked with oral health.
Greeks and Romans used elecampane for a number of things including digestive and respiratory concerns. Hippocrates advocated it for the kidneys, brain, uterus and stomach. Roman author, naturalist and military commander Pliny said that eating elecampane daily would “help digestion and cause mirth.”