Carica Papaya (Papaya) is a rich source of Vitamins A, B & C, Minerals (including Magnesium and Potassium), and ROUGHAGE. Papaya is high in FIBER and water content, both of which help to prevent constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract. Fiber also helps keep you feeling fuller for longer, making you eat less.
Papaya is loaded with valuable Proteolytic Enzymes, such as PAPIN that can greatly aid in the digestive process and help rid your body of parasites that may live in your intestines. Papain works by cleaving the peptide bonds of complex proteins, breaking them down to their individual amino acids, ready for use in the growth and repair of your body. This enzyme helps in increasing your metabolism, thereby also aiding in weight reduction.
Papaya has a bitter sweet taste and grows in tropical climates with higher humidity, native to Mexico, countries of Central America, Thailand, Africa, Asia, Australia and Hawaii. RELEASE harvests its Papaya straight from its source in Costa Rica.
Artemisia Arborescens (Tree Wormwood) is a species of flowering plant native to the Mediterranean region. It is one of the oldest medicinal plants known to man: its use as a digestive tonic being one of its foremost applications.
Wormwood helps to alleviate even the most stubborn dysentery or chronic diarrhea, as well as constipation, and has proven useful for treating stomach ailments including indigestion and gastric pain, as well as the related problems of heartburn and flatulence.
The otherwise ordinary-looking Wormwood plant holds a special secret: its aromatic leaves and flowers are naturally rich in the TERPENE THUJONE, an aromatic, bitter substance believed to induce an inexplicable clarity of thought, increased sense of perception and wellbeing, enhanced creativity, inspiration and the ability to “see beyond.”
Fennel contains VOLATILE OILS, including Anethole, which promotes the secretion of digestive enzymes in the stomach, thus relaxing stomach muscles and relieving gastrointestinal spasms, making it an effective remedy for treating flatulence and bloating, soothing an upset stomach and relieving abdominal cramps.
Fennel is a rich source of Vitamin B-6, which plays a vital role in energy metabolism by breaking down carbohydrates and proteins into glucose and amino acids. These smaller compounds are more easily utilized for energy within the body.
Fennel contains Essential Fatty Acids, Flavonoids (Rutin), Vitamins and Minerals, which render the herb its therapeutic properties.
Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom) Grown in India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and comes from a plant similar to ginger. Cardamom might be an herb, but the seeds are where the medicinal properties are. This exotic spice contains many plant derived chemical compounds that are known to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing and digestive health promoting properties.
Cardamom contains Essential Volatile Oils, which have found application in many traditional medicines as antiseptics, antispasmodics, carminatives, digestives, diuretics, expectorants, stimulants and tonics. It is a great source of Minerals like Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Manganese and Magnesium, and is rich in many vital Vitamins, including Riboflavin, Niacin & Vitamin-C that are all essential for optimum health.
Cardamom is most commonly used in treatments for digestion problems including constipation, heartburn, intestinal spasms, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), intestinal gas, liver and gallbladder complaints.
Aloe Ferox (Aloe) comes from a hearty, succulent plant grown in arid conditions such as those in South Africa. It’s similar, but has much more nutritional and medicinal value than Aloe Vera. The Aloe Ferox plant yields two different saps: Aloe Bitters, drained from the cut leaves, is used primarily for its laxative properties and alleviating constipation;
and the Aloe Gel, extracted from the inner portion of the leaves, is used in a wide variety of products, from health drinks to skin care.
The Aloe Ferox leaf contains other healthful substances such as Amino Acids, Minerals, Vitamins, Polysaccharides, Glycoproteins, Anthraquinones, Enzymes, Lignin, Chlorophyll, Saponins, Sterols and other plant chemicals with numerous medicinal properties.
Over 130 Biological Active Compounds of the Aloe Ferox have so far been discovered.