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Ox Bile 500
- Digestion support for dietary fat
- Support for healthy balance of small intestinal bacteria
- Great for those with gallbladder removed!
Do you feel sluggish after eating high-fat meals? Do you experience floating stools that are looser, urgent, or foul-smelling? Have you had your gallbladder removed? Are your gut bacteria imbalanced?†
A normal functioning gallbladder releases bile to digest fat from meals. At the same time, it also assists in clearing out microbes from the upper intestinal tract.
With a low-functioning or removed gallbladder, eating high-fat meals can cause many uncomfortable symptoms:
I had digestive issues for many years, not knowing that I wasn't making enough bile. Seeking Health's 500 mg of clean ox bile (grass fed and no antibiotics) immediately stopped the discomfort in the liver and gallbladder area after eating heavy meals and took care of my sluggish gut!† ~Maggie L.
Do you experience indigestion after high-fat meals? This is common after gallbladder removal or when the gallbladder is not producing or secreting sufficient bile. You might also experience symptoms associated with your small intestine bacteria being imbalanced.
When you eat fats and proteins, receptors on the delicate lining of your upper intestinal tract send a hormone signal called CCK. This signal tells your gallbladder to secrete bile and digestive enzymes from your pancreas. The hormone CCK or cholecystokinin literally means bile (chole) sack (cysto) mover (kinin).
Bile released from the gallbladder travels into the intestines. Here it meets up with the dietary fat that stimulated its release. Bile salts and phospholipids are both found in bile. They assist in breaking down fats and also the absorption of fats through the intestinal wall. If inadequate bile is available, undigested fats may cause side effects.
Undigested fats and an overgrowth of bad bacteria can cause gut inflammation. In turn, this can damage the delicate upper intestinal lining. If this happens, it may diminish the secretion of CCK, leading to a negative feedback loop. When fewer fats are absorbed, there is less potential energy and a loss of valuable nutrients from the food that was eaten.
Many essential nutrients depend on bile for proper absorption into the human body. These include the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, along with CoQ10 and essential fatty acids (like those found in fish oil).
Ox Bile 500 was formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch using the highest-quality ox bile. It provides 500 mg of pure ox bile, standardized to 40% cholic acid, in each cellulose capsule.
Taken with meals, Ox Bile 500 provides:†
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 100
|Ox Bile (40% cholic acid)(from bovine)(Germany)||500 mg||**|
|**Daily Value (DV) not established.|
Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hypromellose and water), ascorbyl palmitate, microcrystalline cellulose, and silica.
Free Of: Dairy, Eggs, Fish, Gluten, GMO, Peanuts, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Artificial Colors, Artificial Flavors, and Artificial Preservatives
Take 1 capsule daily with each meal that contains fat or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. May be used with high-fat meals to support digestion and digestive comfort. May be used apart from meals to support the balance of small intestinal bacteria, or as directed by your healthcare provider.†
Children and pregnant or lactating women should consult with their healthcare practitioner prior to use. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged. We recommend that animal-derived bile acids be used only under the care and supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Individuals who are unsure of their bile production status should consult with a healthcare professional prior to beginning a supplement regimen with animal-derived bile products.
Ox Bile is from bovine (oxen). Though the capsules are made of vegetarian cellulose, this product is not vegetarian.
|Ox Bile||Supports normal digestion of fats and healthy bacteria balance|
Ox Bile 500 contains bile from bovine-derived ingredients. It is not vegetarian or vegan.
Ox Bile 500 is intended for adults who wish to promote normal digestion of fats, whether they have a gallbladder or not. It may also be beneficial in supporting normal small intestinal bacterial balance.†
The Ox Bile 125mg dose is great for those who need support for smaller fatty meals.†
The Ox Bile 500mg dose is great for those who need greater support for fat digestion, such as higher-fat meals, or stronger support for normal intestinal bacterial balance.†
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Real reviews from real customers.
I took one capsule on an empty stomach for 2 mornings. It supports my digestion. I can eat normally now and my breath feels fresh. I would prefer Ox Bile 300, not 125 or 500.
I had my gallbladder taken out like 10 yrs ago and started having digestive issues soon after. After trial and error with other brands of Ox Bile supplements, Ox Bile 500 was recommended to me by my Naturopath some years back and it's been a game changer for me. I can't be with out this supplement!