Gastro-Assist with mastic gum, Saccharomyces boulardii & zinc L-carnosine  Vegetarian Capsules

Gastro-Assist® with mastic gum, Saccharomyces boulardii & zinc L-carnosine Vegetarian Capsules

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Features and Benefits

  • Relieves symptoms of inflammatory conditions of the GI tract
  • Soothes occasional digestive complaints
  • Protects and heals the cell lining of the stomach and intestines
  • Promotes healthy immune function
  • Helps prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea

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Natural Factors Gastro-Assist provides comprehensive gastrointestinal support, helping to soothe occasional digestive complaints including diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, and heartburn. This unique combination of mastic gum, probiotics, zinc L-carnosine, and chamomile helps protect the stomach and intestines by supporting healthy gut microflora and healthy immune function.

Ingredients

Each capsule contains:
Mastic powder (Pistacia lentiscus) (gum) 130 mg
Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum
BB536® (whole cell) 5 billion cfu*
Saccharomyces boulardii (whole cell) 2.5 billion cfu*
Zinc L-carnosine (polaprezinc) 18.75 mg
Chamomile extract 4:1
(Matricaria recutita) (flower) 100 mg
*cfu: colony forming units

Non-medicinal Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], purified water), silica, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).

Dosage

Recommended adult dose: 2 capsules 2 times daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. If you are on antibiotics or antifungals, take at least 2–3 hours before or after.

Cautions

Caution: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen and/or persist beyond 3 days. If you have fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhea or severe abdominal pain, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Do not use this product if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/ Daisy family or if you have an immune-compromised condition (e.g., AIDS, lymphoma, patients undergoing long-term corticosteroid treatment). Hypersensitivity (e.g., allergy) has been known to occur, in which case discontinue use. Keep out of the reach of children.

Allergen Statement

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, animal products, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians/vegans.

Feature Summary

Gastro-Assist from Natural Factors is a synergistic formula that relieves symptoms of inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract including diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, and heartburn. It also promotes healthy gut microflora, and protects and heals the mucous membranes of the stomach and intestines.

Gastro-Assist contains mastic gum, a resin obtained from the mastic tree, which grows almost exclusively in Greece. Mastic gum can soothe symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn and abdominal discomfort. It also offers relief from stomach and intestinal ulcers, and guards against bacterial and fungal infections.

Gastro-Assist features two probiotics: BB536® and Saccharomyces boulardii. BB536 is a proprietary strain of Bifidobacterium longum that is clinically proven to increase levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut and support healthy immune function. S. boulardii is a yeast used extensively as a probiotic to treat acute and recurrent antibiotic-associated diarrhea. It has anti-inflammatory activity and is used to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive ailments.

This comprehensive formula also includes soothing chamomile, for the relief of stomach ailments associated with inflammation and bacterial overgrowth. Zinc L-carnosine is added to help protect and heal the cells lining the mucous membranes of the stomach and intestines, and to support natural immunity.