Plant Digestive Enzymes
This supplement provides a comprehensive blend of vegetarian enzymes active in a broad pH range to aid in food digestion. Protease breaks down protein, Amylase breaks down starch, Lipase breaks down fat. Cellulase breaks down fiber, and Lactase breaks down lactose (milk sugar). Papain and Bromelain are primarily protein digesting enzymes.
Potential side effects:
- Gastrointestinal discomfort
Potential drug interactions:
- Have not been reported
- Gastric and duodenal ulcers
- Active esophagitis
- Bleeding disorders
Complementary natural products:
- Bacillus coagulans
- Liver detoxifier
- Mannan Oligosaccharides
- Rhubarb Root Extract
Contents: 100 Vcaps
The recommended dose of plant digestive enzymes is 1-2 capsules with each meal.
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All information contained on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended nor suited to be a replacement or substitute for professional medical treatment or for professional medical advice relative to a specific medical question or condition.
- Abnormal Intestinal Microflora
- Chronic Diarrhea
- Dyspepsia/Pancreatic Insufficiency
- Heartburn/ GERD/Peptic Ulcer Disease
- Intestinal Yeast/Candida
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Leaky Gut Syndrome
- Malabsorption Syndrome