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Canadian Bitters, 100ml bottle

St. Francis Herb Farm - Canadian Bitters (Digestive Bitters Combo Tincture)

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Info: 100 ml Tincture in Dropper Bottle

Canadian Bitters is the best digestive tonic for individuals with flatulent dyspepsia (gas, bloating, burping, indigestion, and fullness associated with digestion). 

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The appropriate rule of thumb may not so much be, "You are what you eat" (as important as it is), but rather, "You are what you digest." Vibrant health is achieved by a variety of means; among the most important of these is good digestion. Certified Organically grown.

The use of herbal bitters has been an integral part of almost every cultural tradition in the world. Extensively taken in Europe – from which it is best known to us – herbal bitters enhance digestion and assimilation by stimulating the taste receptors on our tongue.

With many nationalities it is common practice to consume bitters before a meal, especially if it is apt to include heavy, fatty foods. Bitters can also be taken after the fact, if you find you’ve overeaten. The bitter taste of the herbs (hence the name of this tonic) is essential to their good effects. The bitterness increases the flow of bile, which supports both digestion and the body’s natural cleansing processes.

Herbal bitters are an extremely valuable aid in maintaining good health. They revitalize a whole range of digestive functions by also enhancing secretions of the liver, pancreas, stomach, and small intestine. As well, they provide rich enzyme catalysts, which improve nutrient absorption. In addition, the herbs in our Canadian Bitters formula protect the liver from toxins.

Further indications include constipation, digestive distress, and sluggish peristalsis. Sluggish elimination is often the result of reduced secretions by the digestive organs and small intestine.


Per 1 ml:

Globe Artichoke (Cynara scolymus, leaf) 0.22 ml (1:4, QCE 55 mg)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale, whole plant) 0.14 ml (1:1, QCE 140 mg fresh OR 1:3.5, QCE 40 mg dry)
Gentian (Gentiana lutea, root) 0.14 ml (1:4, QCE 35 mg)
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla, flower) 0.1 ml (1:4, QCE 25 mg)
Turmeric (Curcuma longa, rhizome) 0.1 ml (1:4, QCE 25 mg)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum, fruit) 0.1 ml (1:4, QCE 25 mg)
Burdock (Arctium lappa, root) 0.09 ml (1:1, QCE 90 mg)
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra, fruit hull) 0.07 ml (1:4, QCE 17.5 mg)
Ginger (Zingiber officinale, rhizome) 0.04 ml (1:1, QCE 40 mg).

Non-medicinal ingredients: Grain alcohol, distilled water, vegetable glycerine.

Suggested Usage:

Adults: Take 1 to 1.5 ml (30 to 45 drops) 3 times daily, in a little water, on an empty stomach. Take 15 to 60 minutes before meals. Store at room temperature.


Keep away from children. Do not take if: you are pregnant; or if you have gallstones, a liver or gall bladder disorder, bowel or bile duct obstruction, acute stomach irritation, inflammation, and/or stomach or duodenal ulcers; or if you have heart disease, high or low blood pressure, kidney or liver disorder, diabetes or edema (swelling of hands, face and feet) or are taking products containing diuretics; or if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae/Daisy family.

Stop use and seek medical attention immediately if you experience dizziness, confusion, muscle weakness or pain, abnormal heartbeat and/or difficulty breathing. Discontinue use if you develop symptoms of liver trouble.

Consult a health care practitioner before use if you are breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.

Hypersensitivity/allergy has been known to occur, in which case discontinue use.

Some people may experience headaches.

Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80037827.

UPC / Barcode: 813858008582