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GlutAloeMine by Xymogen is a natural gastrointestinal support supplement with four great ingredients for supporting GI function: glutamine, arabinoglactan, aloe vera and deglycyrrhized licorice. These ingredients support growth of the mucosal lining, promotion of gut microflora and beneficial short-chain fatty acid production.
- Features four focused ingredients - glutamine, arabinoglactan, aloe vera and deglycyrrhized licorice
- Gastrointestinal Support
- Enhances Production of Short Chain Fatty Acids
L-Glutamine, the most abundant free form amino acid in the body, is very important for maintaining gastrointestinal and stimulated immune cell functioning. It is an important transporter of nitrogen (and carbon) in the body and therefore, is vital in wound healing. Although glutamine can be synthesized by the intestinal mucosa, during periods of physiological stress when needs can not likely be met by the body alone, gut epithelial atrophy, ulceration and even necrosis are possible. L-glutamine is metabolized to ammonia and glutamate.
Arabinogalactan, a polysaccharide derived from the Larch tree, contributes fermentable fiber to this formula in addition to having immuno-stimulatory properties. It minimizes ammonia synthesis and absorption, enhances production of short chain fatty acids and increases the gut microflora population.
Licorice Root Extract 10:1(deglycyrrhized) is a concentrated extract that has been processed to remove glycyrrhizin, thus eliminating any risk of licorice-associated side effects. It is antispasmotic and has laxative and soothing effects. Aspirin-induced mucosal damage has been shown to be reduced by administration of deglycyrrhized licorice.
Aloe Leaf Extract (standardized to 50% polysaccharides), used for thousands of years, is perhaps most well-known for healing of damaged epithelial tissue, including the bowel lining. Despite the lack of scientific published studies there is anecdotal evidence to suggest that aloe vera helps with certain conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. In some individuals it may increase G.I. transit time, improve protein digestion and absorption, increase stool bulk and normalize stool bacteria where high levels of yeasts previously existed. The aloe extract used in GlutAloeMine does not have a laxative effect because the bitter principles have been removed.
Adults: Mix one scoop in 2-4 oz. water one to three times daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.