Digestive Health Supplements FAQ

Welcome to Our Digestive Health Supplements FAQ!

Linden Botanicals GUTSY Digestive Health Support Kits include four healthy, all-natural herbal supplements. This proprietary collection is designed to:

  • Support healthy liver function
  • Provide intestinal mucosa and motility support
  • Protect against free radical damage
  • Provide healthy anti-inflammation support
  • Support healthy digestive function
  • Promote healthy gut microbiota

Each GUTSY herbal extract kit contains packets of these four digestive health supplements:

  • Cistanche tubulosa
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Phyllanthus niruri (Chanca Piedra)
  • Rosa rugosa (Rose Hips)

To learn more about digestive health supplements and about our GUTSY Digestive Health Support Kits, check out the valuable resources and frequently asked questions below.

Gutsy Digestive Health Extract Kit
Digestive Health Support Kit - Linden Botanicals

“Methuselah’s Breakfast”

Cistanche may help alleviate depression symptoms by restoring gut microbiota homeostasis. With its anti-fatigue, anti-aging, antidepressant, and neuroprotective properties, it’s a global favorite.

“The King of All Medicines”

Haritaki supports healthy digestion and the natural removal of toxins. It has nootropic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as antibacterial, antiviral, and biofilm-breaking properties.

“The World’s Healthiest Herbal Extract”

Phyllanthus niruri may help the immune and lymphatic systems combat viruses and bacteria, help eliminate kidney stones, and provide detox/cleanse support. With 100+ bioactive compounds, it’s our flagship product.

“The Apothecary Rose”

Rosa rugosa may inhibit bad bacteria while supporting the healthy gut microbiome. It contains well-studied antioxidant, anti-aging, and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as high levels of vitamin C.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What’s in a GUTSY Kit?

GUTSY Digestive Health Support Kits contain an 8 ounce, food-safe tin, a 6 gram scoop, and 20 gram packets of L-lysine and 5 herbal extracts – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Phyllanthus niruri, Cistanche tubulosa, and Rosa rugosa (Rose Hips).

Is there a serving suggestion?

The 4 herbal extracts are in separate packs so you can choose how best to support your digestive health. If you have a known allergy, a previous adverse reaction, or a health condition that suggests you should not use one or more of these extracts, customize your usage accordingly.

The 80 gram kit offers approximately 40 servings. The 200 gram kit offers approximately 100 servings.

Suggested Usage: Pour each pack into the enclosed tin. Stir the mixture after each addition to blend well. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of the combined extracts into hot water or cold fruit juice. Enjoy in the morning before eating. If desired, have a second serving prior to bed.

What are digestive support supplements?

Our digestive health supplements are scientifically researched and time tested all-natural herbal extracts. This advanced digestive health support formula is designed to provide you with the necessary ingredients to help support your gut health. Offering approximately 30 days of support, this proprietary blend provides liver, stomach and intestinal support, helps fight free radicals, and supports digestive function.

Why are the four digestive health supplements packaged separately?

The 4 extracts are in separate packs so you can choose how best to support your digestive system health. If you have a known allergy, a previous adverse reaction, or a health condition that suggests you should not use one or more of these extracts, customize your usage accordingly.

How did you choose the four digestive health supplements in GUTSY Kits?

Recent scientific studies suggest that Haritaki, Phyllanthus niruri, Cistanche tubulosa, and Rosa rugosa are among the most promising digestive health supplements in the world. These four herbal extracts that have the potential to optimize digestive health and overall wellness.

We sell all four of these digestive support supplements individually in our online store. In addition, our GUTSY Digestive Health Support Kits contain all four of these extracts.

Can you tell me more about Haritaki extract?

Haritaki is perhaps the most important herbal extract in our gut health kit. Haritaki has long been used to address digestive disorders, irregular fevers, constipation, flatulence, ulcers, vomiting, colic, and hemorrhoids. It may also help with other gastrointestinal ailments such as ascites, enlargement of the liver or spleen, worms, colitis, and food poisoning.

By supporting the natural removal of toxins and improving digestion, Haritaki may help with metabolic syndromes, improve energy, and reduce hypertension, thus supporting heart health. Haritaki constituents  are also believed to affect cognition. Haritaki extract has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which may support Alzheimer’s disease treatment. Read the Haritaki FAQ.

Can you tell me more about Phyllanthus niruri extract?

With 100+ bioactive compounds, Phyllanthus niruri is one of the healthiest herbal extracts in the world and an excellent addition to any gut health kit. Best known for helping to eliminate kidney stones and gall stones, it may also help the immune and lymphatic systems combat viruses and bacteria, support the digestive system and renal system, and reduce pancreatic stress.

Research substantiates the liver-healing properties and hepatoprotective effects of Phyllanthus niruri. By supporting healthy liver function Phyllanthus can support the body’s healthy cortisol metabolism, modulating the negative effects of “the stress hormone.” A cup of Phyllanthus niruri herbal tea a day can go a long way toward protecting your liver and supporting digestive health.

Phyllanthus is the reason we started the companyRead the Phyllanthus niruri FAQ.

Can you tell me more about Cistanche tubulosa extract?

Cistanche is another key herbal extract in our gut health kit. A recent study in Frontiers in Pharmacology suggests Cistanche demonstrates antidepressant-like effects on chronic stress. The study concluded that Cistanche “is a potential treatment for depressive symptoms by restoring homeostasis of gut microbiota for microbiota–gut–brain axis disorders, opening new avenues in the field of neuropsychopharmacology.”

Other research shows Cistanche has significant neuroprotective properties and may enhance mitochondrial function and antioxidant capacity, improve longevity and endurance, support sexual health, reduce fatigue, and provide anti-oxidation, neuroprotection, and anti-aging support. Read the Cistanche FAQ.

Can you tell me more about Rosa rugosa extract?

Rosa rugosa is the fourth extract in our gut health kit. A study published in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry indicates that Rosa rugosa “showed selective antibacterial activities against intestinal and pathogenic bacteria, and the selectivity resembled that of prebiotics such as oligosaccharides and dietary fiber.”

Rosa rugosa may inhibit bad bacteria while supporting the friendly gut microbiome. Rosa rugosa has been widely used to treat stomach aches, diarrhea, pain, and chronic inflammatory disease throughout eastern Asia. In addition, Rosa rugosa is known the world round for its antioxidant, anti-inflammation, and anti-aging properties, along with its high levels of vitamin C. Read the Rosa rugosa FAQ.

Do the digestive support supplements in GUTSY Kits have caffeine?

No.

Do you also sell the GUTSY digestive health supplements individually?

You can purchase Phyllanthus niruri herbal tea and extract, as well as Haritaki, Cistanche tubulosa, and Rosa rugosa extracts, in our online store.

What if I have more questions about GUTSY Kits or digestive health supplements?

Reach out!