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10 Nutritional Supplements that Support a Healthy Intestinal System

Nature’s Three (Fiber)
Psyllium, oat bran and apple pectin combined as a high-fiber supplement.
Fiber can help prevent constipation, reduce diarrhea, control weight and control serum cholesterol levels. 

Psyllium hulls absorb wastes from the bowel and stimulate the bowel to move. 
Psyllium absorbs cholesterol and helps lower the levels of blood cholesterol. 
Oat fiber also helps clear the blood of excessive fats. 
It is safe for people who are sensitive to grain gluten. 
Pectin helps to soften the stool and improve transit time. 
Try 1 tsp (or more) of Nature's Three in a glass of water before meals to control appetite.

Gentle Move
It softens stool and provides soothing nutrients to the intestinal system. Gentle Move is specially formulated to utilize the three different laxative mechanisms: providing bulk, osmotic hydration and mild stimulant action.
Gentle Move features a blend of magnesium hydroxide and herbs. Triphala extract is an Ayurvedic combination of dried fruits used as a "health harmonizer." Traditionally, triphala is considered a gentle laxative that supports digestive and intestinal health. Magnesium hydroxide is a natural salt of magnesium, an essential mineral that specifically attracts and retains fluid within the colon. Gentle Move's herbal blend also contains yellow dock root, ginger rhizome, marshmallow root and slippery elm bark to aid digestion and provide soothing action to the digestive tract.
Maintenance: Take two capsules at nighttime or before bedtime. 
Under times of irregularities and bowel distress: Take up to 2 capsules 3 times a day for up to 7-10 days.

Key product for elimination

Lower Bowel Stimulant formula. A very popular stimulant laxative.
it strengthens the colon and increases peristalsis to evacuate the bowel and overcome constipation.
Improves digestion, reduces gas and cramping, and helps the growth of friendly bacteria. 
An important ingredient in the Tiao He Cleanse. A safe, balanced formulation that is generally preferred.
It is effective without being as harsh as some herbal cleanses. 
Caution if diarrhea, pregnancy or weakened condition. 
Contains:  Cascara sagrada, buckthorn, licorice, barberry, capsicum, ginger, couch grass, red clover, turkey rhubarb.



Cascara Sagrada
Cascara sagrada can be used to correct habitual use of other laxatives while gradually restoring natural colon activity. Most people use it at night for an elimination in the morning.  It can sometimes cause the discomfort of griping, but "this too will pass." It is well suited for the elderly. 
Cascara sagrada can be used to correct habitual use of other laxatives while gradually restoring natural colon activity.  By adding sufficient fiber to the diet, it should not be necessary to always use a laxative to keep regular. 
Cascara Sagrada is also a tonic for the liver and gallbladder. 

Caution: Do not use if colitis or inflammatory bowel conditions. 


Intestinal Soothe and Build 

This formula is made up of herbs that soothe and balance the bowel.
Maintains the proper balance of microflora for optimal function. Also helps relieve occasional bloating pressure, soother the mucous membranes lining the intestinal tract, relaxes the bowel and encourages the removal of toxins.
Contains slippery elm bark, chamomile flowers, plantain leaves, rose hips fruit, bugleweed aerial parts and marshmallow root. 


Aloe Vera Liquid 

Several ounces at a time may be consumed internally for ulcers, arthritis or as a laxative. 
Its viscous fiber lowers bowel transit time, absorbs bowel toxins and regulates colonic bacteria
NSP processing avoids loss of important nutrients. 
The leaf is sliced open and the bitter green outer portion is removed. 
The liquid gel is collected. 
Vitamin C and sodium benzoate are used to preserve the juice. 
Aloe vera is rich nutritionally as well. 

It contains 18 amino acids, vitamins B1, B2, B6, C, niacinamide, choline and more.

Tiao He Cleanse
Key cleansing product

The Tiao He Cleanse is designed to support the cleansing mechanisms of the body by targeting the intestinal and digestive systems.
Each packet contains 1 capsule each of Chinese Liver Balance TCM Concentrate (digestive support), All Cell Detox, LBS II (intestinal support), Psyllium Hulls (bulking agent), Burdock Root (intestinal support) and Black Walnut ATC Concentrate (digestive support).

NOTE: This product contains cascara sagrada, buckthorn, Turkey rhubarb and ginseng.
See your health care provider prior to use if: pregnant or nursing, any medical condition exists or when taking any medication. Read and follow recommendation carefully. Do not use if diarrhea, loose stools or abdominal pain are present or develop. Not intended for prolonged use. Use of this product may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Chronic diarrhea can result in serious illness. May cause allergic reaction in persons sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.


Food Enzymes
Key product for the digestive system

All foods require processing (digestion), and enzymes are able to break down food compounds for assimilation into the bloodstream. A number of different enzymes are needed to deal with differing food compounds. Some of these are produced by the body, some are found in foods. However, most processed foods lack the enzymes needed for proper digestion. 

One capsule will help you digest a minimum of 30 grams of protein, 30 grams of carbohydrates and 20 grams of fats.
Supplements the body’s production of important enzymes.
Provides a blend of enzymes to digest proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Helps prevent or relieve occasional indigestion.

People over 30 often have less digestive HCI and fewer pancreatic digestive enzymes

Probiotic Eleven (Friendly gut bacteria)
This formula provides 11 species of live microorganisms that exert many beneficial health effects. 
These microbes can also help regulate intestinal functions and greatly support colon function. 
This specially formulated blend contains strains of important gut-beneficial organisms and prebiotics (non-digestible foodstuffs including fiber) that serve as food for the probiotics in the colon, including short-chain fructooligosaccharides (scFOS).

More than 200 clinical and animal studies have proven the ability of short-chain FOS to improve the growth of friendly bacteria, enhance mineral absorption, soothe the bowel and increase resistance to foreign invaders.
Probiotic Eleven contains a total of 6 billion friendly bacteria from Bifidobacterium bifidumBifidobacterium infantisBifidobacterium longumLactobacillus bulgaricusLactobacillus brevisLactobacillus plantarumLactobacillus rhamnosusLactobacillus salivariusStreptococcus thermophilus,Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei in a prebiotic blend of short-and long-chain FOS. 
Each capsule is coated to ensure its sustained release in the intestine, where the bacteria normally flourish. 

Anti-Gas Chinese Formula
A highly concentrated blend of 15 Chinese herbs that support the digestive and detoxifying functions of the body, including the urinary system. Chinese Anti-Gas for stressed digestion
A soothing digestive aid intestinal system that "clears the congestion" where there may be excess worry and need for approval. 
Used for digestive sluggishness including gas, bloating, nausea and cravings for sweets.
Distributes energy and warmth outward. 
Can be substituted for LBS II or Anti-Gas formula (AG-X) if someone is intolerant of Cascara Sagrada. 

Agastache, shengu, rnagnolia bark, ntractylodes, saussurea, oryza, hoelen, gastrodia, citrus, pinellia, cardamon, crateagus, ginger, licerice, Siberian ginseng, platycodon.


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