Digestive or gut issues affect people around the world. In the U.S alone, it’s estimated that up to 70 million people experience digestive issues.
There’s no question that gut discomfort and digestive issues can affect your quality of life.
If you’re in that group, I don’t need to tell you how frustrating it can be to:
- Not fit into your favorite clothes – or feel comfortable wearing them
- Avoid friends and coworkers because of embarrassing gas or other symptoms
- Fear going out in public, not knowing how far it is to a restroom
- Feel unable to focus on work or play when all you can think of is how uncomfortable you feel
- Run out of energy before your day’s half over
In just a couple of minutes, I am going to introduce you to a pair of botanicals – including one that you probably have never heard of – that has been shown to help occasional gastrointestinal distress.
And if you are one of those 33 percent who haven’t yet found a solution that works well for you, I recommend you pay close attention...
What’s Causing Your Gut Discomfort?
The first thing I suggest doing if you suffer from occasional gastrointestinal discomfort is to eliminate sugars and processed foods as they will cause pathogenic disease causing microbes to flourish.
After you have achieved that goal, it is important to nourish your gut flora with friendly probiotic bacteria, either from eating fermented foods or taking a high-quality probiotic supplement.
My Complete Probiotics contains 10 different strains of beneficial bacteria shown to be valuable for supporting gut health.*
But what if you’re getting enough probiotics and eating healthy, organic foods and you’re still experiencing belly bloat and discomfort, gas, or occasional constipation or loose stools?
It may come as a surprise to learn that even those with a healthy gut microbiome can suffer from time to time with digestive discomfort.
There are many reasons why. You may have:
- A stressful or demanding lifestyle.
- A genetic disposition towards gut issues that’s “wiring” you that way.
- Undiagnosed food sensitivities, intolerances, or allergies.
- A diet that’s excessive in fructose and other sugars, all linked to loose stools, flatulence, and tummy noise.
- Inflammation in your stomach from taking over-the-counter or prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
- An issue with your gut-brain cross talk
Gastrointestinal issues affect both men and women, but for various reasons, women suffer from them more.
Why Women Are Up to 6 Times More Likely
to Experience Occasional Gut Distress
Women are two to six times more likely to experience gastrointestinal issues than are men.
Why is that?
If you’re a woman, you know how stressful life can be at times. Your thoughts, feelings, and emotions do affect your GI function.
However, there are other physical reasons why women may be prone to more tummy troubles than men:
- Women secrete less stomach acid and experience slower gastric emptying that can result in bloating.
- Women tend to use more NSAIDs over their lifetime that can irritate the stomach lining.
- Women have slower emptying from the large intestine that can cause occasional issues with regularity, and it tends to worsen with age.
- Women have slower gallbladder emptying that can lead to occasional discomfort.
- Women’s enzyme systems in their livers and small intestines differ from men’s and can affect how their bodies break down medications.
Women’s bodies also tend to be more sensitive to irritants, such as gas, in their GI tracts. This can trigger messages to the brain and in turn, a stressful response back to the gut, further impacting bowel function.
The Chatter Inside Your Body Isn’t All in Your Head
You may be surprised to learn that you have two brains – the one in your head and another in your gut.
During fetal development, one part of this brain system forms into your central nervous system while the other develops into your enteric nervous system.
Both “brains” are connected to each other through your vagus nerve. This nerve, represented by the fine white line running down the center of the diagram, goes from your brain stem (at the top of the diagram) down to your gut.
This connection is what’s known as the “gut-brain axis”. When you feel stressed, this can impact the messages traveling along its axis.
In response, stress messages unleash a firestorm of neurotransmitters and cytokines, molecules that can promote distress in your gastrointestinal tract.
Much like we just talked about how women’s bodies are more sensitive to irritants like gas, stress affects your gut in numerous ways, whether you are male or female:
- Alters gastrointestinal motility and secretion
- Decreases oxygenation to your gut
- Negatively impacts your intestinal microflora
- Heightens sensations from the gut
- Slows blood flow to your digestive system – up to four times less!
- Adversely affects your GI mucosa’s ability to regenerate itself
- Decreases enzyme output as much as 20,000-fold!
Is it any wonder you feel abdominal discomfort when this happens?
A NEW Way to Improve GI Comfort and Support Healthy Digestion – and Even a Flat Belly!*
The good news is, you don’t need to put up with all the annoying – and uncomfortable – signs of a gut that’s not functioning optimally, no matter the reason.
How would your life be different if you didn’t feel like you had to avoid the most important activities and people in your life? What would your productivity look like if there was nothing to slow you down?
And how excited would you be if you could eliminate that ugly belly bloat from gastric distress – and get back into your favorite skinny jeans?
My Fermented Ginger with Benegut® represents a new milestone in providing intestinal support and comfort.*
Everyone knows how soothing ginger can be for digestive upset – it’s a must-have for anyone who struggles with occasional indigestion.*
But this formula goes way beyond ordinary ginger. Remember earlier I promised you two special botanicals? Let’s take a closer look at the cornerstone of this groundbreaking formula...
Used for Over 5,000 Years... Could They Know Something You Don’t?
In the same family as turmeric and cardamom, ginger has played an important role for over 5,000 years in Chinese, Ayurvedic and other herbal medicine practices worldwide.
Here are just some of the documented therapeutic benefits of ginger. Studies show it helps:
- Protect gastric mucosa*
- Stimulate the emptying of your stomach*
- Support a normal inflammatory response*
- Prevent flatulence*
- Prevent spasms by soothing your intestinal tract*
- Support normal fat digestion and absorption*
- Support normal healthy carbohydrate and lipid metabolism*
- Reduce feelings of hunger*
I’m sure by now you can see why I believe ginger belongs in people’s health arsenal. But the type of ginger I’m going to recommend offers, in my opinion, far more “bang” for your time and effort...
We Took Ginger to the Next Level to Mimic Its Actions in Your Gut
The most valuable part of ginger is the root, or the rhizome that grows underground. Its oily resin contains many bioactive compounds, including 6-gingerol, 6-shogaol, and 6-paradol.
During drying, 6-gingerol converts into the more active 6-shogaol, a compound found at very low levels in fresh ginger. The compound 6-paradol is the stable, bioactive metabolite of 6-shogaol. This end metabolite provides the most health potential of all three compounds.
Now let’s see what happens in your gut when you consume dried ginger…
When it reaches your lower intestines, the 6-shogaol naturally ferments into the more bioavailable 6-paradol.
If you have a digestive issue, there’s a good chance the endothelial in your large intestine isn’t functioning optimally. Consequently, your body’s ability to ferment the 6-shogaol or 6-gingerol may be compromised.
With a ginger that’s fermented in advance – with the 6-gingerol already converted into the more bioavailable 6-paradol – your body doesn’t need to do the work.
This advance fermentation process, in essence, mimics what a healthy gut with plentiful beneficial microbes does to make ginger bioavailable and effective.
If your gut microbial balance is less than ideal, or if you have occasional GI discomfort or other digestive issues, having the ginger “prepared” for you can be a real plus.
How Fermented Ginger Can Potentially Affect
the Physical Structure of Your Gut*
Recent animal studies with rats and chickens show how fermented ginger can actually change the structure of your gastrointestinal tract and improve the absorption of nutrients.*
When dietary dried fermented ginger was fed to 64 male broilers for 42 days, improvements were seen in their intestinal villus height and cellular structure.*
Similar results were seen with rats. A group of male albino rats were fed a dried fermented ginger preparation. Compared to groups receiving other household spices, the most significant results were seen in the ginger group.
The ginger-fed rats’ endothelial villi regained their normal height and structure.* Ginger even supported a normal inflammatory response.*
Why does this matter? The villi in the small intestines play an important role in the absorption of nutrients. A larger surface area for your villi allows for more efficient absorption.
With many digestive issues, your intestinal villi – or the numerous little “fingers” lining your intestines – can become damaged or shortened, making it difficult for your body to take advantage of the beneficial nutrients in the foods you eat.
Got Stress? This Botanical Talks Back to Your Gut-Brain Axis
As we have already seen, what happens in your brain affects your gut, and vice versa. They are all one and the same. The gut-brain axis is therefore, in my opinion, one of the most important and ignored aspects of your health.
When psychosocial factors such as stress affect your brain and central nervous system, both your vagus nerve and your gut function can be negatively impacted.
And this brings me to the second special botanical ingredient in my formula...
The Perilla frutescens plant, also known as Perilla leaf or Shiso, has been used traditionally to support the respiratory tract and the immune system. Recent research shows it’s also particularly effective for supporting gastrointestinal health.*
A research-backed proprietary standardized extract of its leaves – called Benegut® - is now available.
Not only is Benegut® a high-quality, sustainable, wholesome food ingredient, I believe it’s a botanical that offers exciting promise for those seeking an effective pharmaceutical, drug-free solution for their gut issues.
Human in vitro and ex vivo studies show Benegut®:
- Helps improve GI symptoms such as occasional bloating, gas, fullness and abdominal discomfort*
- Supports digestive health*
- Helps with transit of food though your gut*
- Helps support a normal inflammatory response in your gut*
- Helps improve daily regularity*
And its mode of action? Benegut® appears to interact with your neurological system and counteract the effects of stress and other psychosocial factors via your gut-brain axis!*
The Most Dramatic Effects Were Seen in... Women!
The first nutritional human study to look at Benegut® revealed exciting findings for subjects presented with GI discomfort and irregularity.
This was a double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of 50 healthy people, ages 30 to 70, with BMIs between 19 to 30 kg/m2. It included 9 men and 41 women (primarily because more women experience GI symptoms and reduced bowel movements). Subjects presented with GI discomfort and irregularity.
Volunteers took 150 mg of Benegut® Perilla extract twice a day for 4 weeks. The charts below compare the results between the placebo group (gray) and the Perilla extract group (orange). The first chart shows the improvement seen (in %) for all participants. The second chart is for only the women in the group.
Improvement Seen (in %) For All Participants
Improvement Seen (in %) in the Women
To summarize the results of this 4-week study:
- All GI symptoms (bloating, passage of gas, GI-rumbling, feeling of fullness and abdominal discomfort) were significantly improved in healthy people*
- 80 percent of all volunteers that took Benegut® Perilla Extract reported substantial improvement of gastrointestinal discomfort*
- GI discomfort on average improved by over 40 percent*
- Perilla was most effective in reducing bloating and abdominal discomfort particularly in women*
- Study results confirmed Perilla Extract led to an immediate, perceptible relief from GI discomfort*
- Benegut® has an effect on the gut-brain axis and is able to support the normal rhythm and regularity of the small intestine*
I believe these results are stunning for a botanical – and incredibly encouraging for anyone, male or female, who suffers with occasional gut discomfort. Put this together with fermented ginger and you have one potent duo!
What Makes My Fermented Ginger Stand Apart
From Other Gut Health Products?
My Fermented Ginger with Benegut®:
- Is made with fermented ginger, which is much more potent than other types of ginger, including raw
- Includes Benegut®, a proprietary, research-backed extract of the herb Perilla frutescens
- Is standardized to Perilla’s key active ingredient, Vicenin-2, as well as to rosmarinic acid and a special flavonoid fraction
- Has been shown in human studies to improve regularity, reduce occasional abdominal discomfort, feeling of fullness, gas and bloating*
- Contains NO magnesium stearate, a common but potentially hazardous additive
- Contains NO genetically engineered ingredients or fillers
There is no comparison to any other product on the market. And that’s why I am so excited to bring Fermented Ginger with Benegut® to you.
Take Action Today and Turn Occasional Gut Discomfort Into a Distant Memory*
Let me ask you… what would it take for you to turn your belly bloat and gastrointestinal discomfort into a far-off memory – one that I’m sure you’d rather forget?
If you haven’t yet tried fermented ginger and the proprietary Perilla leaf extract that’s been standardized to its key active ingredient, then you have an exciting and hopeful alternative waiting for you.
Why not try Fermented Ginger with Benegut® today and give it a 4-week trial, just like the participants did in the Benegut study?
You will most likely receive even greater potential benefits because the study participants received only Perilla leaf extract – not fermented ginger too!
Together, these two ingredients, in my opinion, take gastrointestinal support and comfort to a whole new level.
Don’t delay, order your supply of Fermented Ginger with Benegut® today!