(Ortho Molecular Products)
Mastic Gum Extract
Mastic has been used in many cultures around the world to protect the stomach lining, especially related to gastric ulcers. Mastic can inhibit the growth and effectively kills the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, a known causitive agent of peptic ulcers. Clinical trials have shown great improvements in both patient symptoms and physician inspection.
Bismuth is a common ingredient in many remedies for soothing gastric and mucosal linings. It has recently been shown to increase the potency of standard pharmaceutical remedies for Helicobacter pylori.