Digest-It

60 Capsules

R 330

Delivery in 2 - 3 working days

Sfera Digest-it is a blend of herbal powders, herbal extracts and digestive enzymes. This blend has the purpose to assist in preventing symptoms of lactose intolerance, relief of inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, relief of mild digestive upset, relief of the pain associated with menstruation, sleep aid and protection/support of the liver. Sfera Digest-It contains a Digestive blend, Chamomile flower powder, Peppermint leaf powder, Fennel seed powder, Lemon balm leaf powder, Milk Thistle seed powder, Licorice root extract, Angelica root powder and black pepper extract.

In Sfera Products a digestive enzyme blend is used, which contains contains Amylase (3 150 DU), Protease 4,5 (14 000 HUT), Invertase (110 SU), Diastase (225 DP), Lipase (250 FIP), Cellulase (280 CU) and Lactase (150 ALU) in each dose. 

Matricaria chamomilla, commonly known as Chamomile, is a daisy like plant. The flower is frequently used in tea. Chamomile flowers may relieve inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, relieve mild digestive upset and relieve restlessness/nervousness. 

Menthae haplocalyx, commonly known as peppermint, is a low growing herb which is commonly known for its use in food and desserts. Peppermint leaf is used in herbal medicines and may aid digestion and relieve flatulent dyspepsia. 

Illicium verum, commonly known as Fennel, is a widely propagated flowering plant from the carrot family indigenous to the Mediterranean. Fennel seeds have been used traditionally in herbal medicine and may relieve digestive upset including bloating and flatulence and relieve pain associated with menstruation.

Melissa officinalis, commonly known as lemon balm, is a herby plant in the mint family. Lemon balm leaf is used in herbal medicines and may relieve digestive disturbances and act as a sleep aid.

Silybum marianum, commonly known as milk thistle, is a flowering plant originally native to Southern Europe through to Asia. Milk thistle may act as a liver protectant, support liver function and relieve digestive disturbances/dyspepsia. In Sfera products milk thistle seed powder is used.

Glycyrrhiza glabra, commonly known as licorice is a flowering plant of the bean family. The licorice root can be extracted for a sweet, aromatic flavouring. Licorice root is used as a herbal remedy and may aid to relieve inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, such as gastritis in adults. 

Angelica sinensis, commonly known as angelica or dong quai, is a herby plant traditionally used in Chinese medicine. Angelica root powder may aid digestion and relieve flatulent dyspepsia.

Piper nigrum, commonly known as black pepper, is a common spice with a long history of human consumption. Black pepper is used as a herbal medicine and may improve digestion. In Sfera products a Piper nigrum extract is used with the aim of amplifying its beneficial properties.

Each capsule contains: 90 mg Digestive Enzyme Blend, 60 mg Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile) [flower, powder], 50 mg Menthae haplocalyx (Peppermint) [leaf, powder], 50 mg Illicium verum (Fennel) [seed, powder], 40 mg Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm) [leaf, powder], 35 mg Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle) [seed, powder], 30 mg Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) [root, extract], 25 mg Angelica sinensis (Angelica) [root, powder], 2 mg Piper nigrum (Black Pepper) [fruit, extract]. Capsules.

 

Ingredients

One vegetarian capsule provides:

 

Digestive enzyme blend 90 mg
Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile) [Flower, powder] 60 mg
Menthae haplocalyx (Peppermint) [Leaf, powder] 50 mg
Illicium verum (Fennel) [Seed, powder] 50 mg
Melissa  officinalis (Lemon Balm) [Leaf, powder] 40 mg
Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle) [Seed, powder] 35 mg
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice) [Root, extract]  30 mg
Angelica sinensis (Angelica) [Root, powder] 25 mg
Piper nigrum (Black pepper) [Fruit, extract] 2 mg
Other ingredients: Vegetarian capsule and microcrystalline cellulose.

 

 

Directions

Take one (1) capsule twice daily with water right before the two biggest meals of the day, or as directed by your health care provider

Dear Client

At Sfera Bio Nutrition we are implementing some changes, which we would like to share with you. We are making label improvements and updates and are switching over to gold-coloured child-proof lids. These changes have been phased in over the last year and you may still encounter some of our stock with black lids, and previous label versions that are still in circulation during this time.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Key Benefits

  • Contains digestive enzymes to assist with digestion.
  • Helps prevent symptoms of lactose intolerance (including gas, bloating, cramping and diarrhoea). 
  • Helps relieve inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract and mild digestive upset.
  • Helps relieve the pain associated with menstruation.
  • May be used as a sleep aid (during times of mental stress). 
  • Assists with protecting the liver and helps to support liver.

 

Warnings & Precautions

Do not take Sfera Digest-It:

  • if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients of Sfera DIGEST-IT.
  • if you have diarrhoea or haemorrhagic diseases.
  • if you are pregnant or if you have hypermenorrhoea/profuse menstrual flow/heavy periods.
  • if you have hypokalaemia, high blood pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular disorder.
  • if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have diabetes or have a liver disorder.
  • if you have gastrointestinal lesions/ulcers or are having surgery.
  • if you are taking birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

 

Take special care with Sfera Digest-It

Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, ultraviolet light (UV) or UV therapy.

Stop use of Sfera Digest-it and consult a health care practitioner if menstruation is delayed or absent, or if you experience increased menstrual bleeding time.

Avoid taking with alcohol or products that cause drowsiness.

Consult your doctor prior to use, especially if you have a medical condition or are taking prescription medication.

Other medicines and Sfera Digest-It:

Always tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicine. (This includes all complementary or traditional medicines.)

Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking any other medications or health products, as Sfera DIGEST-IT may alter their effectiveness.

Do not use this product if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, blood thinners, anti-inflammatory agents, antibiotics, stimulant laxatives or other medications which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance.

Children and adolescents: Children and adolescents under the age of 18 years should not take Sfera DIGEST-IT.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding: 

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor, pharmacist or other health care provider for advice before taking this medicine.

 

Sources:

[1] SAHPRA Complementary Medicines – Health Supplements Safety and Efficacy.

[2] Sfera Digest-It Patient information leaflet