Digestive Bitters - BEFORE
- Aids digestion and liver detoxification
- Delightfully tasty (balanced, not bitter)
- Before-a-meal formula
- About 40 servings
Recommended use: To prepare your digestive system, pump 2 to 4 squirts into your mouth BEFORE a meal. You can use it before each meal. Enjoy the good work of the herbs and their deep flavors.
Before: Gentian (Gentiana lutea)*, Schisandra (Schisandra chinensis), Angelica (Angelica archangelica)*, Ginger (Zingiber officinale)*, Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)*, Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)*, Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)* * Organic
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