- MFG # 68190
- UPC # 061998681909
Our ancestors commonly consumed a diet that included ample bitter herbs and vegetables‚ which helped them maintain efficient digestive systems. Despite having four different taste buds on the surface of our tongues to discern taste (sour‚ sweet‚ salty and bitter)‚ today’s modern diet is virtually void of bitter substances. Thanks to Austrian herbalist Maria Treben’s rediscovery of a centuries old elixir that was once an integral part of European folk medicine‚ we now have the blessing of a potent digestive tonic with its stimulating bitter element.
The original bitters recipe dates back to the 16th century‚ when it was created by the famous physician Paracelsus. It wasn’t until 1850‚ when Dr. Claus Samst of Sweden refined‚ researched and confirmed its restorative benefits that it was given the name Swedish Bitters. He was a zealous believer in the potion and consumed it himself‚ living to the ripe old age of 104. Maria Treben is credited with placing the formula in the modern spotlight through her best-selling book Health Through God’s Pharmacy.
Maria’s original Swedish Bitters represents the essence of skill‚ knowledge and experience in producing the finest quality herbal bitters. Only premium ingredients have been selected to achieve the highest quality and potency. They are ideal to use before meals to stimulate digestion or after meals to lessen feelings of fullness or gas.
1) Each serving size (1 tsp) contains a proprietary blend 426 mg of alcohol extracts of: Angelica root‚ Zedoary root‚ Aloe Vera leaf juice‚ Senna leaf‚ Rhubarb root‚ Manna sap‚ Myrrh resin‚ Carline thistle root‚ Camphor wood‚ Cinnamon bark‚ Valerian root‚ Cardamom seed and Saffron flower.
2) Made with only premium quality and tested herbal ingredients.
3) Free of additives.
4) Packaged in environmentally-friendly amber glass bottles.
5) A well established‚ time proven formula.
6) Also available without alcohol.
1) Traditionally used in herbal medicine as a digestive tonic and mild laxative.
2) Stimulates the liver to produce more bile for enhanced digestion.
3) Helps stimulate the stomach and gall bladder.
4) The salivary glands are activated to increase secretion.
5) Eases constipation and regulates bowel movements.
6) Reduces bloating and gas.
7) Supports healthy circulation and also promotes physical and mental energy.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 tbsp. (15 mL)
Amount per Serving % DV
Proprietary Blend 1.2 g†
Aqueous extracts of angelica root‚ zedoary root‚ aloe vera leaf‚ manna sap‚ rhubarb (rheum palmatum) root‚ senna leaf‚ myrrh resin‚ carline thistle root‚ camphor wood‚ valerian root‚ cinnamon bark‚ cardamom seed‚ saffron flower.
†Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Filtered water.
Shake well before use. Take 1 teaspoon (5 ml) up to four times a day. May be diluted with water or herbal tea.
EXTERNALLY: Use in a compress to soothe the skin‚ insect bites and burning or sores.
Application: Cover area with fat-based cream; apply gauze or cotton saturated with bitters. Cover with plastic and secure with bandage.
Store in a cool‚ dry place and use within six weeks of opening for best quality.
Do not take for extended‚ uninterrupted periods‚ as the digestive system becomes accustomed to its use‚ and renders it less effective. Take a break after 2-3 months for 2-3 weeks. No known side effects. Occasional reddish discoloration of urine is harmless.
Do not use if there is severe liver dysfunction or blockage of bowels. This product contains senna leaves. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea‚ loose stools‚ or abdominal pain. If you are pregnant‚ nursing‚ taking medication or have a medical condition‚ consult your physician before using this product.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Alcohol Free
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