The Gut Soother contains prebiotic ingredients and may help with heart burn and upper digestive irritation and help to feed friendly gut flora.
A Herbal blend for Gastrointestinal Wellbeing
A herbal blend can be used as a tea to enhance digestion and promote stress reduction. The herbs in this custom gut blend help to soothe, reduce inflammation and promote healing in the GI tract and lining.
This delicious digestive herbal blend dissolves well in hot water. Even the simple ritual of brewing and sipping a gut-healing tea invokes good, healing, self-care vibes for body & mind.
Ingredients: marshmallow root*, slippery elm*, licorice root*, plantain*. *Organic
Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)
Marshmallow is a mucilaginous herb that has been used as a folk remedy for thousands of years to treat digestive, respiratory, and skin conditions. The root powder has the potential to treat a wide range of digestive conditions, including heartburn, and intestinal issues
An in vitro study from 2010 found that aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from the marshmallow root can be used to treat irritated mucous gut membranes
Slippery elm (Ulmus fulva)
Slippery elm has been used in herbal remedies in North America for centuries. It has long been in healing ointment for wounds, boils, ulcers, burns, and skin inflammation. Taken orally it is used to relieve diarrhea, and gut problems by creating a temporary mucus-like lining.
Slippery elm is also high in antioxidants that help relieve inflammatory bowel conditions. When mixed with water it coats and soothes the mouth, throat, stomach, and intestines. Slippery elm causes increased mucus production that may protect the gastrointestinal tract against ulcers and excess acidity.
Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
The licorice plant (Ayurvedic Mulethi) has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. Known as a harmonising herb tt brings about balance, It contains over 300 flavonoids (plant compounds).
Licorice root is not only really sweet and delicious it also keeps our gut happy. It may reduce the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), such as acid reflux and heartburn. Some people find licorice root to be more effective at reducing the symptoms of acid reflux than antacids. Licorice root also acts as an adaptogenic herb that also can help improve memory.
Plantains (cooking bananas)
Plantains are the less sweet, starchier equivalent to the banana are a rich source of fiber, and contain vitamins A, C, and B-6, and the minerals magnesium and potassium..
Fiber is important because it promotes bowel regularity. Fiber softens your stool and increases its overall size and weight.
Fiber increases fullness, slows digestion, and may help to reduce your risk of hemorrhoids and small pouches in your large intestine known as diverticular disease. The type of dietry fiber in Plantain is a resistant starch, which doesn’t raise blood sugar, and feeds the good bacteria that keeps your gut healthy.
Marshmallow root*, slippery elm*, licorice root*, plantain*. *Organic
For a warm soothing drink simply add 1 tsp to a cup of hot water.
If pregnant or taking medication seek professional advice. Do not take it if you have high blood pressure.
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