Digestive Bitters With Ginger encourage a healthy appetite and are best taken before each meal to enhance digestive function, although they can also be utilized to end a heavy meal to good effect. Regular and occasional use of bitters may improve fat metabolism while increasing assimilation of nutrients in the body and supporting healthy bowel function. Digestive bitters may also support a balanced state of mind and general sense of ease.
Herbalists and traditional health systems the world round have long understood digestion as the root of health and vitality. The best digestive bitters are a blend of both bitter and aromatic (a.k.a. carminative) plants. Bitter herbs encourage the flow of digestive juices, while more aromatic plants help to calm the body and mind, in turn readying a person to receive and be nourished by their food. Avena Botanicals Digestive Bitters combines bitter, sweet, and pungent herbs, creating a delicious and invigorating digestive tonic.
Taste / Energetics: bitter, aromatic, sweet, earthy, warming, soothing, grounding.
Actions: bitter, carminative, cholagogue, tonic, prebiotic.
When to reach for it: Before or after meals. When traveling. After a vacation. Around particularly heavy meals or when having foods that are difficult for you to digest. To support gut-brain balance. When seeking grounding. To settle a stomach. To support a healthy appetite. Every day!
Ingredients: Fresh Blessed Thistle (Cnicus benedictus) flowering tops, Fresh Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) leaf, Fresh Burdock (Arctium lappa) root, Dried Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) root, Fresh Ginger (Zingiber officinale) root, Spring Water, Grain Alcohol