Enzymatic Therapy DGL Ultra chewables Chocolate flavoured. Ultra DGL from Enzymatic Therapy comes in 90 German Chocolate-flavored chewable tablets and provides quick-acting, soothing digestive relief. DGL, short for Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice, has been found to help alleviate problems associated with indigestion. DGL by itself has a very bitter taste and, though it is very effective, it is often overlooked due to its strong taste. Not anymore. Ultra DGL from Enzymatic Therapy has been voted the best tasting DGL on in the natural health market today.
DGL has natural compounds which help nourish and protect the lining of the stomach and intestines. The naturally occurring compound Glycyrrhizin, frequently associated with high blood pressure, has been removed to ensure optimal effectiveness and no adverse effects. In addition to its digestive enhancing and protecting qualities, Ultra DGL may also beneficial in the relief of severe coughing and sore throat.
Benefits of DGL Ultra
- Heals & Nourishes Mucous Membranes
- Relieves Indigestion
- Protects Stomach & Intestinal Lining
- Helps Relieve Cough & Sore Throat
- No Glycyrrhizin
- Soothes Stomach
- Best Tasting DGL
Each Chewable Tablet Contains:
Chew one extra-strength tablet 20 minutes before a meal. May take up to three extra-strength tablets per day.
How does DGL Ultra work?
DGL Ultra stimulates and accelerates the natural protective factors in the digestive tract, which helps relieve stomach discomfort immediately. It's provided in a chewable form because saliva enhances the effect of the natural compounds in DGL (the key ingredient). Clinical trials have documented the soothing effects of DGL Ultra on the stomach lining and intestines.
Will DGL Ultra affect my blood pressure levels?
The concern about blood pressure revolves around the glycyrrhizic acid in licorice. Large amounts of licorice (>50 grams daily) have been known to cause side effects, including altering blood pressure levels.
Although DGL is deglycyrrizinated licorice, a small amount of glycyrrhizic acid may remain after processing. This is less than 1% according to our Quality Assurance department. Licorice is a botanical and subject to natural variation, and this amount may fluctuate, so we don`t give exact measures. The PDR for Herbal Medicines states that deglycyrrizinated licorice does not have the side effects associated with regular licorice consumption. When used according to label directions, this amount should not raise blood pressure significantly.
What types of sugars are used in DGL Ultra?
DGL Ultra contains small amounts of the simple sugar, fructose and the sugar alcohol, mannitol to enhance the flavor of the chewable tablet. The natural sugars are derived from plant sources.
Is it safe to use DGL Ultra on a long term basis?
Yes. The long term safety and efficacy of DGL has been documented. When taken at recommended dosages, DGL has been proven safe for long-term use without any adverse affects.
Licorice has a long history of use in supporting a healthy stomach and gastrointestinal system. It is the presence of the glycyrrhizic acid in the licorice root that is responsible for some adverse effects. With DGL, the glycyrrhizic acid is extracted, leaving only minute amounts (less than 1%), thereby eliminating the risk of adverse effects when DGL Ultra is taken at recommended dosages.
Information taken from the Enzymatic Therapy website.
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