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Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules

Science-Based Nutrition™. Optimize Digestive Efficiency. Betaine HCl/Pepsin/Gentian Bitters contains three nutritional factors that perform complementary functions designed to support the efficiency of the digestive process. Supplementing with Betaine HCl may support the stomach's digestive capacity. Pepsin is an enzyme produced by the body to digest protein-containing foods in the stomach. Pepsin works in conjunction with stomach acid to support protein digestion. Gentian is a herb used to optimize the digestive capacity and tonify the digestive tract. Its bitter nature may help to stimulate the body's production of digestive enzymes.
Overall rating:
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8 out of 10(80%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Review 1 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Conlo17
fromLos Angeles, CA
Age:25-34
Gender:Female
Digestive support
 December 15, 2013
"Great support for digestion and people who deal with bloating, indigestion, etc... I take it with every meal now."
0points
0of 0voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Selah57
fromTexas
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Friend
Reason for usage:Specific health concern
Duration of use:30-60 days
HCL
 August 9, 2012
"This product is very good for increasing HCL in your gut.
I have been taking it for about a month and will continue.
Only thingis that you need to eat within 10 -15 mon of taking it or you may get a warm feeling in your stomach.
"
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 3 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Nabokovsgirl
fromLubbock, TX
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Specific health concern
Duration of use:Over 180 days
BEST Betaine HCl
 April 14, 2011
"This is by far the best Betaine product I have tried in the last 10 years. I will never switch again."
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
2 / 5
2 / 5
Value:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Effectiveness:
2 / 5
2 / 5
ribby
fromNew Jersey
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Specific health concern
Duration of use:30-60 days
Disappointed
 September 27, 2010
"Understanding the as we age, the digestive system needs HCI, I tried this product. See no change toward helpful digestion."
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 5 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Lifeline
fromRidley Park, PA
Age:65-74
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Specific health concern
Duration of use:61-180 days
Big digestive aid
 October 19, 2007
"Hey, check out this great digestive combo. It sure helps with heavier and/or protein meals, and Vitacost's price is very attractive, too."
0points
1of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 6 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Effectiveness:
5 / 5
5 / 5
Hank1947
Surprised To Find
 June 30, 2007
"I am sure the product is fine and when it arrived a little sticker on the top of the cap said one of the ingredients was taken from pigs thus the product is not for vegetarians. I missed that if it was in the description. So I was disappointed. Oh sure I could have sent it back and I am not that rigid a vegetarian! Hopefully this review will keep you from purchasing this product if you can pick another."
+12points
13of 14voted this as helpful.
Review 7 for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Effectiveness:
4 / 5
4 / 5
Pentacles
Effective digestive aid
 May 30, 2007
"This is the only product I have seen which contains all the essential ingredients I was looking for in one formula - gentian bitters, HCL betaine, and pepsin. Very effective; I have taken it with heavy meals and had no bloating, acid, or gas."
+6points
6of 6voted this as helpful.
Ratings-only reviews for Doctor's Best Betaine HCl Pepsin and Gentian Bitters -- 120 Capsules
Based on the average of (3) ratings-only reviews
Overall rating:
4.7 / 5
4.7 / 5
3 out of 3 recommend this product