Dr. contains the following
therapeutic herbs in a 100% vege-capsule
or liquid drops
also known as German Chamomile, is a medicinal herb which has
been used by European naturopaths for centuries. Its
anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and calming properties make it
an extremely effective treatment for digestive disorders.
or Meadowsweet, is an anti-inflammatory, soothing digestive
remedy which helps to protect the digestive tract and reduce
stomach acid secretions. It is also effective in reducing the
pain of digestive disorders and ulcers and is similar in
structure to the synthetic drug called acetylsalicylate, or
aspirin - without the side effects commonly associated with
Ulmus fulva, or
Slippery Elm, is one of the most effective herbs used in
reducing digestive pain and irritation and also protects and
soothes the lining of the stomach and digestive tract due to its
high mucilage content. Only bark from top quality Slippery Elm
is used in Gastronic Dr.
also known as 'Cancer Bush' or 'Kankerbossie' is a medicinal
herb exclusively found in Southern Africa and has been used by
indigenous people for thousands of years to treat chronic and
acute digestive complaints, internal cancers and as a powerful
tonic. Recent research has confirmed its adaptogenic properties.
Sutherlandia contains a number of highly active compounds,
including pinitol, L-canavanine and the amino acid, GABA. L-canavanine
is a strong L-argine antagonist that has documented anti-cancer
and anti-viral activity (Swaffer et al. 1995, Crooks and
Rosenthal, 1994, Ostlund and Sherman, 1996)
contains the following therapeutic herbs in convenient and
fast-acting drop format.
commonly known as Ginger, has a long history of medicinal use in
traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic (Indian) medicine. Modern
research confirms its effectiveness in relieving the symptoms of
nausea, vomiting, indigestion, flatulence and dizziness. Working
mainly in the digestive tract, Zinziber boosts digestive fluids
and neutralises acids, making it an effective alternative to
anti-nausea medication, but without the usual unpleasant side
effects. Zinziber has strong anti-inflammatory and pain
relieving properties and is also used to treat arthritis and
other inflammatory diseases .
also called fennel, was a favorite herb in medieval times and
was used to stop stomach rumbles and colic. It was commonly used
after meals to prevent flatulence, indigestion, colic and other
digestive problems. Fennel has strong calmative and
one of the most effective of the mint herbs, has been used for
centuries to relieve indigestion, nausea and heartburn. Modern
research has demonstrated its effectiveness in soothing the
symptoms of diverticulosis, IBS and other digestive disorders.
Mentha piperita is widely cultivated for medicinal uses and also
has anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties. It relaxes
the muscles of the digestive tract and stimulates the flow of
natural digestive juices and bile, thereby assisting healthy
also known as 'maagpyn bossie' (stomach pain bush) is a
traditional medicinal herb used by indigenous people of South
Africa. It has a wide variety of uses and is an effective
calmative and anti-spasmodic herb, reducing stomach cramps and
I use DigestAssist and Gastronic Dr.
along with my prescription and over the
The herbs used in Gastronic
Dr. and DigestAssist have a high
safety profile and there is no evidence to suggest any negative
interaction with prescription and over the counter medication
for digestive disorders.
You may find that you need far smaller
doses of your usual medicine and may even be able to discontinue
it altogether as flare ups become less frequent.
As always, consult
your doctor before discontinuing or changing any prescription
long do these remedies take to work?
Gastronic Dr. -
Used regularly, Gastronic Dr. will show
improved symptoms within 3 - 6 weeks, although
some people respond much sooner. Over time, acute flare ups of
chronic digestive disorders will decrease in frequency and
The ingredients of DigestAssist have been
especially chosen to provide rapid relief from symptoms of
digestive distress. Take your DigestAssist Drops with
you to use directly after meals for fast and effective relief
and at the first signs of digestive pain or discomfort.
Caution: Safety in pregnancy
has not yet been established.
whole with a small amount of water or juice.
Children 12+: Take 1-2 capsules 2-3 times daily, 15
minutes before meals.
6-11: Take 1 capsule 2 times daily, 15 minutes before
under 6: We recommend
Triple Complex Digestion Tonic.
Mix drops in 1/4
cup of water and sip slowly or put drops directly into the
Children 12+: Take 1 mL 2-3 times daily, 15 minutes
6-11: Take 0.5 mL 2-3 times daily, 15 minutes before
under 6: We recommend
Triple Complex Digestion Tonic.
instructions: Use either form regularly as a supportive
tonic for the entire digestive system.
Gastronic Dr. will not undo the effects of an unhealthy diet.
Not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless under
medical supervision. However, if you are pregnant or nursing,
Triple Complex Digestion Tonic to safely and effectively
relieve digestive discomfort, including diarrhea, constipation,
flatulence and abdominal pain. Please consult a doctor should
long does a bottle last?
capsules)- Typically the higher recommended dosage of
Gastronic Dr is taken at the beginning of treatment (in which
case a bottle will last about 10 days), while the lower dosage
is taken as a maintenance program once symptoms have stabilized.
At the maintenance dosage, one bottle of Gastronic Dr lasts
about a month.
DigestAssist (50 ml) -
One bottle of DigestAssist will also last approximately a month
or longer, depending on severity and frequency of symptoms.
optimum results with regular use
While conventional medicine works by
often treating just the symptoms, natural medicine
strives to create holistic balance in the body to
support systemic health, relieve ailments and help prevent
future disease. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs, the natural
ingredients in our remedies support overall health
and functioning (rather than just suppressing symptoms).