Aging, illness, and the overuse of antacids can contribute to insufficient secretion of hydrochloric acid and pancreatic enzymes, resulting in incomplete digestion of food. This maldigestion can result in various health problems, including nutrient malabsorption, digestive problems (such as gas, bloating, and diarrhea), and vitamin deficiencies (particularly of the fat-soluble vitamins). Thorne offers hydrochloric acid and pure pepsin. Unlike many supplement companies, the pepsin utilized in Thorne's product is pure, undiluted, and lactose-free. Thorne's pure pancreatin is also lactose-free and has the highest potency and purity possible. These elements are combined in one formula, B.P.P., to help aid in overall digestion.* Individuals who may be low in hydrochloric acid production and have malabsorption of protein, carbohydrates, and fats should consider B.P.P.
Two Capsules Contain:
Betaine Hydrochloride* 1.04 g.
Pancreatin (Porcine)** 200 mg.
Pepsin (Porcine)*** 40 mg. *Equivalent to 16 grains. ***Equivalent to 3.2 grains (208 mg) of pepsin 1:3,000 potency.
**The Pancreatin in one capsule will typically provide the following:
Amylase 25,000 USP Units
Protease 23,000 USP Units
Lipase 3,600 USP Units
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
Note: Betaine Hydrochloride derived from a non-plant source. This product is not diluted with lactose. Individuals with porcine allergies should not take this product.
Suggested Use: Take 1-2 capsules with each meal or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
Servings Per Container: 90
*For more information, please see the manufacturer's website