NOW® Betaine HCl is formulated to support proper digestive conditions in the stomach.* Hydrochloric Acid (HCl) is normally produced in the stomach, where it assists protein digestion by activating pepsin, helps to maintain a healthy balance of gut flora, and stimulates the release of intestinal enzymes.* Pepsin is a protease produced in the stomach that partially breaks down proteins in foods.* HCl production tends to decline with age, so supplementing with HCl and pepsin may help to maintain normal digestive function.* This product uses a vegetarian acid-stable protease with activity equivalent to that of animal-derived pepsin.
Servings Per Container: 120
Take 1 capsule at the beginning of each meal. Do not take on an empty stomach. Do not take if you have stomach or duodenal ulcers.
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Amount Per Serving
Betaine HCl ... 648mg
Acid-Stable Protease ... 150mg
(150 SAPU) (Fungal Pepsin from Aspergillus niger)
Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose Powder, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica.
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.