Illness, gall bladder removal, overuse of antacids, and normal aging can contribute to insufficient secretion of stomach acid, pancreatic enzymes, and bile, and can adversely affect digestive enzyme activity, leading to heartburn, gas, bloating, and other symptoms of gastrointestinal discomfort. For individuals who need a broad-spectrum digestive aid, Thorne offers Bio-Gest, which contains HCl, pepsin, pancreatin, and ox bile – important for those who need support for protein and carbohydrate digestion, and fat emulsification and absorption.
Bio-Gest is ideal for individuals needing more than HCl – a blend of HCl, pepsin, pancreatin, and ox bile.
Features and benefits:
- a blend of HCl, pepsin, pancreatin, and ox bile
- promotes digestion of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats
- ox bile added for fat emulsification
- benefits individuals with occasional indigestion
Adults: Take one to two (1-2) capsules with each meal or as recommended by your health professional. For occasional use only. Consult a health professional for use beyond 4 weeks. Do not take this product out of the capsule.
Active ingredients: Betaine Hydrochloride [240mg]; L-Glutamic Acid Hydrochloride [240mg]; Pancreatin (Porcine) [70mg]; Ox Bile concentrate [40mg]; Pepsin (Porcine) [35mg]
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose capsule; L-Leucine; Silicon Dioxide.