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Seattle, WA

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Digestive Aids and Healing

These digestive aids and supplements for healing the digestive tract have been specifically selected by Dr. Wangen for their excellent quality and well designed formulas. They are used in our clinic and are guaranteed to be free of the common food allergens, including dairy, wheat, gluten, corn, egg, soy, nuts, or shellfish, unless otherwise stated.

We carry many products from Thorne. They take purity seriously. For more info, read the Thorne Brochure .

FDA DISCLAIMER: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Enzyme 20 – Capsules and Chewable (IBS Treatment Center Brand)

Enzyme 20 (chewable tablets)Enzyme 20 is one of the most complete high potency enzyme formulas available. This product contains twenty plant and microbial derived enzymes that maximize the breakdown, absorption and assimilation of nutrients from most foods including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and vegetable fibers. 

Enzyme 20 also contains DPP-IV, which cleaves casein and gluten. Enzymes are important for people with deficient digestive function and inflammation of the digestive tract causing malabsorption. 

Enzyme 20 works across a broad pH range, from 2-10, and is free of most food allergens. It does not contain any pork, gluten, dairy, corn, bromelain or papain.

This product comes in both capsules and a chewable tablet.  Note: The capsule for (Enzyme 20) contains a component derived from egg white known as lysozyme. The chewable tablets (Enzyme 20 Chewable) do not contain lysozyme and are appropriate for those with an egg allergy.

Suggested Use: 2 capsules/tablets at the beginning of each meal.

Enzyme 20 Chewable Tablets – 180 Tablets (egg free): $27.00

 
OR

Enzyme 20 Capsules – 120 Capsules (contains lysozyme from egg white): $33.00

 

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All WA state orders must be made by phone (call 206-264-1111 or 888-546-6283). Because sales tax rates are very complex, our online system is unable to properly calculate tax automatically at this time. Details on DOR sales tax regulations. Any order placed online with a WA shipping address will be cancelled and refunded. Please place such orders by phone. CA patients can get prescribed products tax free if ordered by phone at 310-319-1500.

Enzyme 20 Chewable Ingredients (per 2 chewable tablets):

Comprehensive Enzyme Blend
With the following minimum Enzyme Activity:

320 mg

Carbohydrate Specific Enzymes
Amylase
Alpha-amylase
Glucoamylase (with isomaltase side chain activity)

 
732 BAU**
40 DU**
12 AGU**

Sugar Specific Enzymes
Lactase
Sucrase (invertase)
Maltase
Pullulanase (dbranching enzyme with isomaltase side chain activity)

 
600 ALU**
54 INVU**
80 DP**
10 PUN**

Vegetable/Plant Specific Enzymes
Cellulase
Hemicellulase/Pectinase Complex
Phytase
Beta-Glucanase
Alpha-Galactosidase
Galactomannase

 
200 CU**
80 HSU**
4 FTU**
8 BGU**
16 GalU**
80 HCU**

Protein and Peptide Specific Enzymes
Acid Protease
Alkaline Protease
Protease/Peptidase Complex with Endopeptidase, exopeptidase, and DPP-IV activity

 
20 SAP**
20 PC**
1600 HUT**

Fat Specific Enzyme
Lipase

 
6000 LU**

Other Enzymes
Serratia peptidase (enteric-coated)***

 
1000 SPU**

Other ingredients: Xylitol, mannitol, stearic acid, silicon dioxide, and natural cherry flavor.
**Units are those used in edition five (V) of the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)
*** Peptizyme SP ®, a registered trademark of Specialty Enzymes.


Enzyme 20 Ingredients (per 2 capsules):

Comprehensive Enzyme Blend
With the following minimum Enzyme Activity:

800 mg

Carbohydrate Specific Enzymes
Amylase
Alpha-amylase
Glucoamylase (with isomaltase side chain activity)

 
1830 BAU**
100 DU**
30 AGU**

Sugar Specific Enzymes
Lactase
Sucrase (invertase with isomaltase side chain activity)
Maltase
Pullulanase (dbranching enzyme with isomaltase side chain activity)

 
1500 ALU**
135 INVU**
200 DP**
25 PUN**

Vegetable/Plant Specific Enzymes
Cellulase
Hemicellulase (xylanase) and Pectinase Complex
Phytase
Beta-Glucanase
Alpha-Galactosidase
Galactomannase

 
500 CU**
200 HSU**
10 FTU**
20 BGU**
40 GalU**
200 HCU**

Protein and Peptide Specific Enzymes
Acid Protease
Alkaline Protease
Protease/Peptidase Complex with Endopeptidase, exopeptidase, and DPP-IV activity

 
50 SAP**
50 PC**
40,000 HUT**

Fat Specific Enzyme
Lipase

 
15,000 LU**

Other Enzymes
Lysozyme (from egg white)
Serratia peptidase (enteric-coated)***

 
100,000 SHU**
2,5000 SPU**

Other ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, water), L-Leucine, and cellulose.
Caution: Individuals with known egg white allergy should consult their health care practitioner before using this product.
**Units are those used in edition five (V) of the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)
*** Peptizyme SP &reg , a registered trademard of Specialty Enzymes.

 

 

GI-Encap

For Soothing the Digestive Tract – GI-Encap is designed to support the healing of the lining of GI-Encap Supplementthe digestive tract and includes herbs known specifically for their ability to sooth an inflamed and irritated digestive system. This product works very nicely with Perma-Clear (see above) as a comprehensive approach to healing the digestive tract.  Directions: 2 capsules, four times per day.

Two Capsules Contain:

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) extract (root) (Glycyrrhiza spp.) 350 mg
Marshmallow extract (root) (Althaea officinalis) 200 mg
Slippery Elm (bark) (Ulmus rubra) 100 mg
Aloe Vera (Gel, dehydrate powder) (Aloe barbadensis) 50 mg

Inactive ingredients: Hypermellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.

60 Capsules:$15.80





L-Glutamine

L-Glutamine is the primary source of energy for the cells of the small intestine. L-Glutamine SupplementSupplementing with L-glutamine is recommended for people recovering from irritation to this area. Comes in both capsule and powder form. Directions: 2-4 capsules twice a day, or ½ – 2 scoops twice a day.

Ingredients:

L-Glutamine 500 mg per capsule
L-Glutamine 3,800 mg per scoop

90 Capsules:$18.70 or 12 oz. (340 grams) Powder:$64.20


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Bio-Gest

Bio-Gest contains the broadest spectrum of digestive factors available on the market. Bio-Gest It combines HCL, pepsin, pancreatin, and bile to provide the majority of digestive products normally produced by the body when digesting food. This simulates the stomach, gall bladder, and pancreas. It does not contain lactose, which is commonly found in pancreatic enzyme products. Directions: take 1-2 capsules with each meal.

Ingredients:

Betaine Hydrochloride 240 mg
Glutamic Acid Hydrochloride 240 mg
Ox Bile Concentrate 40 mg
Pure Pancreatin 70 mg
Pure Pepsin (1:16,000 minimum) 35 mg

Other ingredients: cellulose capsule. May contain leucine, silicon dioxide. Note: Individuals with porcine allergy should not take this product.

60 vegetarian capsules:$17.20

180 vegetarian capsules:$41.80


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Pancreatic Enzyme Formula

This formula is designed to provide the enzymes normally produced by your pancreas, Pancreatic Enzymes Supplementwhich are essential to the digestion of food and the absorption of nutrients. The formula contains lipase, which digests fat; proteases, which digest protein; and amylases, which digest carbohydrates. Note: Individuals with porcine allergy should not take this product.  Directions: 1-2 capsules with each meal.

Ingredients:

Pure pancreatin (lactose free) 500 mg
which provides:  
lipase 17,500 USP units
protease 110,000 USP units
amylase 120,000 USP units

 

60 Capsules:$27.10 or 180 Capsules:$75.80


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Rhizinate

If you have heartburn and you like the taste of licorice, then you’ll love this product. RhyzinateThe licorice plant (Glycyrrhiza) has healing properties specific to the digestive tract. These chewable tablets deliver these healing properties directly to the place they are needed, the lower esophagus, allowing this irritated tissue to heal and form a new protective mucosal layer. Antacids only shut down your natural acid production. This product helps to heal the damage. 100 Chewable Tablets.  Directions: Chew 2 tablets 20 minutes before meals.

Ingredients:

Deglycyrrizinated Licorice (DGL) (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 760 mg
Glycine 100 mg

Other ingredients: fructose, mannitol, sorbitol, cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, and natural anise flavor.

100 Chewable Tablets:  $14.00





GluDairyzyme (IBS Treatment Center brand!)

GluDairyzyme is our premier digestive aid for accidental exposure to gluten or dairy. This GluDairyzyme - IBS Treatment Center Brand Enzyme product contains enzymes for both gluten and dairy and is free of Dairy/casein, eggs, wheat/gluten, corn, soy, yeast, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, and peanuts. Contains no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Other Gluten enzyme products often contain dairy and soy, but IBS Treatment Center brand GluDairyzyme was made pure to meet the needs of those with both gluten allergies and other allergies.

This enzyme combination is a group of digestive enzymes specifically designed to aid in the digestion of gluten and dairy. GluDairyzyme may be especially helpful for those who suffer from gluten intolerance, celiac disease, dairy allergies, or lactose intolerance when they accidentally eat gluten and/or dairy contaminated foods. It is not intended to be a substitute for the avoidance of gluten or dairy, nor is it a cure for gluten intolerance, celiac disease, dairy allergies, or lactose intolerance. It is not suitable for people with stomach or intestinal ulcers. Note that it comes in 180 capsule containers and is much more cost effective than other products in this category.

180 Capsules:$51.90

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Ingredients:Gludairyzyme Label

Proprietary Enzyme Blend
Providing Peptidase and Protease Enzymes
(54,000 HUT, 130 AP, 50 SAPU)** with
Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPP-IV)
endo-peptidase/exo-peptidase activity
430 mg
Lactase (2,000 ALU) 20 mg

Non-Active ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, water), cellulose, and L-leucine.

Glutenzyme

This product has been removed from our store. It was reformulated to contain gluten.

Dairy Ease

Dairy Ease is designed to assist in the total digestion of dairy and is far superior to lactose DairyEasetype enzymes. Dairy Ease will digest casein and non-casein proteins as well the fats and sugars found in milk and other dairy products. It is an excellent product for use in case of the accidental ingestion of dairy. This product is not a substitute for the avoidance of dairy for those with dairy allergies. One capsule will digest the equivalent of one pint of milk.

One capsule contains:

Proteases (dairy specific) 110 mg
Lactase 250 mg
Lipase (dairy specific) 60 mg

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose, magnesium stearate.

60 Capsules):$40.50

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Lactase Powder

This product replaces the discontinued liquid lactase drops. Lactase Powder is a source ofLactase Powder - Lactose Enzyme lactase available as a powder that can be dissovled in liquid milk, in water, or taken with foods, and is appropriate for anyone with lactose intolerance, including infants.
The powder is the perfect solution at home and on the go because it is a stable powder. Perfect for alleviating digestive problems associated with lactose intolerance. Lactase is an enzyme that hydrolyses (breaks down) the lactose in milk and milk products into glucose and galactose, two forms of simple sugars that can be digested and tolerated by lactose intolerant individuals.
Lactase Powder can be taken directly or added to dairy products prior to consumption. 75 scoops per container.

Suggested Dosage: General guideline: Dissolve one scoop of Lactase Powder to one pint (568 ml) of milk and refrigerate for 24 hours. Use as ordinary milk. Each bottle is able to convert approximately 75 pints of milk. Alternatively, one scoop of powder can be taken directly in water or juice prior to consumption of dairy products.

One 0.6 gram scoop of Lactase Powder contains:
12.6 mg of lactase from Aspergillus oryzae providing 615 lactase units

Non-active ingredients: maltodextrin.

45 grams Powder: $18.30





Caprylate Complex

Caprylate Complex contains 500 mg per capsule of caprylic acid, a potent natural antifungal Caprylate Complex - Caprylic Acid Supplementand antibacterial fatty acid. Caprylic acid is derived from coconut oil. The caprylic acid is bound to calcium and magnesium to keep it stable and for consistent delivery in the digestive tract.

One capsule contains:
Caprylic acid: 500 mg

Other ingredients: calcium, magnesium, vegetable cellulose, silica, magnesium stearate.

90 Capsules:$22.60





Berbercap

Berbercap contains 200 mg per capsule of a standardized extract of 80% berberine, a Berbercappotent antifungal and antibacterial herb. The berberine is derived from the Oregon Grape plant root (Berberis aquifolium).

One capsule contains:
Oregon Grape extract (root) (Berberis aquifolium) (80% Berberine): 200 mg

Other ingredients: Hypromellose vegetable capsule. May contain one or more of the following hypoallergenic ingredients – magnesium stearate, leucine, silicon dioxide.

60 Capsules:$24.50





Finest Pure Fish Oil

Possibly the best tasting fish oil available, this product is flavored with Finest Pure Fish Oil Supplementessential oil of orange and is guaranteed not to taste or smell like fish. It has unsurpassed purity and is tested to make sure that it contains no detectable levels of lead, mercury, PCBs, dioxins, furans, or other heavy metals or polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH). This product is made from anchovies and sardines and is free of cod (no cod in this product) as well as being free of soy. Fish oil is an excellent source of omega-3 fats and is ideal for healing the digestive tract and decreasing inflammation. Available in both liquid and soft gel forms.

Ingredients in 1 teaspoon (5 ml):

Total Omega – 3s 2250 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) 750 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) 1050 mg
Vitamin E (natural mixed tocopherols) 25 mg

Ingredients in 1 capsule:

Total Omega – 3s 562 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) 187 mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) 262 mg
Vitamin E (natural mixed tocopherols) 6 mg

200ml Liquid:  $33.50 or 120 Gelcaps:  $36.90


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