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Swanson Condition Specific Formulas

Gastric Essentials

Item | SWC099

  • Positively pH-friendly digestive support

  • Made with effective herbs and enzymes

  • Helps effectively alkalize your body

Serving Information

  • Serving Size: 1 capsule
  • 60 Servings Per Container
  • Veg Caps Size: 00
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Veggie Capsule

Amount Per Serving   % Daily Value
Angelica Root (Angelica archangelica) 50 mg *
Cardamom Seed (Elettaria cardamomum) 50 mg *
Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale) 50 mg *
Gentian Root (Gentiana lutea) 50 mg *
Goldenseal Root (Hydrastis canadensis) 50 mg *
Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 50 mg *
Marshmallow Root (Althaea officinalis) 50 mg *
Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) (leaf and stem) 50 mg *
Slippery Elm Bark (Ulmus rubra) 50 mg *
Southern Prickly Ash Bark (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis) 50 mg *
Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale) 25 mg *
Betaine HCl 25 mg *
Protease 4.5 25 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Hypromellose (vegetable capsule), rice bran, silica, rice extract.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one veggie capsule two times per day, before breakfast and lunch.

WARNING: Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult your healthcare provider before use if you are taking any prescription medications or have a medical condition, especially ulcers or gallbladder problems.


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  • Positively pH-friendly digestive support

  • Made with effective herbs and enzymes

  • Helps effectively alkalize your body

Introducing a new approach to digestive health and comfort. Gastric Essentials from Swanson Condition Specific Formulas relies not on common acid-fighting ingredients like calcium carbonate but rather the alkalizing effect of select herbs that deliver further comfort. Every herb in Gastric Essentials is known to be alkalizing, meaning it has a pH greater than 7, but each has its own distinct nutritive benefits beyond simple alkalization.

Slippery elm, marshmallow, licorice and meadowsweet have a soothing, demulcent action on the stomach lining. Goldenseal and dandelion help defend the gastric environment. Ginger, prickly ash and angelica contain phytonutrients that stimulate the digestive process and support the mucosal lining. We added betaine HCl and protease 4.5 to this special blend of time- honored herbs to balance the alkalizing action and provide direct digestive support.

If you suffer from occasional digestive distress and acid discomfort, try this new, systemic approach to settling your stomach. Just one capsule before meals provides neutralizing gastric nourishing balanced with digestive enzymes to help you get the most from your foods while taming the acid environment before trouble can begin.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Shipping Weight: .16 lbs


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Disclaimer: Product reviews are provided for informational purposes only. The information or opinions expressed therein are solely those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent those of Swanson Health Products and its employees. Please read full product reviews disclaimer.
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Just got a bottle yesterday, marked as manufactured 03/2016, that is more than 3 years old. I am getting more and more of stuff from swanson that is either too old or almost at the expiration date. That is poor quality control.
Satisfaction: 1.0 / 5.0
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 5.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0
Good formula for indigestion
I take these with my probiotics for gas, acidic system and indigestion. They seem to help me but everyone has a different digestive system. Just have to find out what works as individuals.
Quality: 4.0 / 5.0
Value: 4.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 3.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 4.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0

Q: Why does the color and smell seem to be different than my last order?

A: Natural color variations can occur from batch to batch. Botanical ingredients have a distinct and earthy odor noticeable after opening the bottle.

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