Betaine HCl Pepsin Gentian Bitters
EUR 26.45

Betaine HCl Pepsin Gentian Bitters

  • Pure Betaine HCL with Pepsin
  • Contains Yellow Gentian bitters
  • Stomach, liver and bile function & digestion
  • 695 mg per capsule
  • 120 capsules
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Betaine HCL with pepsin and yellow gentian by Doctor's Best

Doctor's Best unique synergistic formula combining betaine HCL, pepsin and yellow gentian makes for a very powerful digestive aid. Betaine Hydrochloride (HCL) is the hydrochloride salt form of the amino acid-like substance betaine. Chloride contributes to normal digestion through the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Pepsin is an enzyme that splits protein molecules in the early stages of digestion, in the stomach.

Contains yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea)

Yellow gentian is an herb also known as bitter gentian because it contains bitter substances. Gentian has been used since the Middle Ages for all kinds of disorders related to what this formula is intended for: digestion. Today it is widely used in herbal medicine.


  • Three synergistic ingredients in one powerful digestive formula
  • Chloride supports digestive function
  • Chloride contributes to normal acidity in the stomach
  • Chloride is required for the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach
  • Chloride thus plays a major role in digestion
  • Pepsin contributes to the digestion of, most prominently, proteins
  • Suitable for being combined with Doctor's Best digestive enzymes
  • Does not contain gluten or soy; GMO-free
  • Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

Proper digestion is vital

Across several steps everything we eat -- proteins, carbohydrates and fats -- is reduced in size by means of enzymes, converted, absorbed and digested via our digestive system. Vitamins and minerals are thus released for use in the body.

Acidity in the stomach

When we chew food, the enzyme amylase is released in the mouth and the first breakdown of carbohydrates into glucose begins. The production of gastric juice has already started. The food then arrives in the stomach, where proteins are broken down into amino acid chains with the help of the enzyme pepsin. Betaine HCL contains 650 mg of hydrochloric acid and contributes to proper acidity levels in the stomach. Efficient digestion is important for the proper absorption of nutrients and for maintaining balance in the intestine.

Gastric fluids

Gastric juices play an important role in the conversion of food in the stomach. Gastric juices include hydrochloric acid, digestive enzymes, mucus and intrinsic factor. Intrinsic factor is a substance necessary for the absorption of vitamin B12 from food in the small intestine.

Caution is advised

Do not use in case of stomach or duodenal ulcers. Do you often use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, corticosteroids or prednisone and want to use this product? Then consult your doctor first.

About Doctor's Best

Doctor's Best was founded by a physician in 1990 because of his interest in the scientific basis of wholesome nutrition. The company produces over 200 high-quality nutritional supplements. All products are made from branded raw materials and are carefully tested during every step of the production process, from raw material to finished product. Production takes place on the strict basis of Current Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines (cGMP). Doctor's Best works with nutrition scientists worldwide to find new, tested ingredients. This results in high-quality end products, developed according to the latest scientific insights.

Standardized brand products

In its products Doctor's Best almost exclusively uses proprietary and standardized brand materials of official trademarks that have been extensively researched. The authenticity of these ingredients is guaranteed in all products. Doctor's Best never uses alternatives. This results in a qualitatively superior line of supplements with very high bioavailability.

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Product Name
Betaine HCl Pepsin Gentian Bitters
Doctors Best
120 capsules
User Instructions

Take 1 capsule three times daily with food or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Ingredients per Serving

650 mg betaine HCL, 250,000 FCC pepsin (porcine source), 20 mg gentian root (Gentiana lutea).

EU Norm
*RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance
Other Ingredients

Gelatin (capsule) (bovine source), silicon dioxide, stearic acid, magnesium silicate.

Storage: see label. Keep out of the reach of children. Consult an expert before use in case of pregnancy, breastfeeding, illness or medication.
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