Marshmallow & Gamma Oryzanol is a powerful, well tolerated formula designed to support digestive health by combining Marshmallow Root with Gamma Oryzanol. Gamma Oryzanol is a naturally occurring mixture of plant sterols and ferulic acid esters that comes from rice bran oil and proprietary plant enzyme blend.
Marshmallow is a herb that has been used for thousands of years, the ancient Egyptians used it medicinally. It is mucilaginous in nature, which is thought to promote its calming, soothing and healing properties. Studies have shown marshmallow to have soothing effects, especially for the mucous membranes of the digestive tract. It may promote optimum digestive comfort, support digestion and regular bowel function. Marshmallow has an extensive traditional use for the respiratory tract too, it may be soothing for the mouth and throat.
Marshmallow and Gamma Oryzanol contains a proprietary enzyme blend that may help support the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Enzymes are necessary for the breakdown of large molecule macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates and fats) into small molecules which can then be absorbed. This combination of enzymes may assist the breakdown of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fibres and sugars in the stomach and/or the small intestine, before they are absorbed and continue their work.