A source of butyric acid from the salts of calcium and magnesium, in an enterically-coated tablet designed to release in the small intestine. This short chain fatty acid is produced in the body by certain probiotic bacteria.*
Butyric acid is the main food source of the colonocytes, which are cells in the lining of the colon. Butyric acid supports the colonocytes, helping them to function properly and maintaining the integrity of the intestinal lining.
Butyric acid may also prevent and reverse the colon inflammation experienced by people suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These disorders are classified as inflammatory bowel diseases, or IBD.
In some experiments with lab animals, butyric acid has been found to inhibit multiplication of cancerous colonocytes and stimulate apoptosis in the cells.
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, 1 or 2 tablets three times daily with meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. ButyrEn A source of butyric acid from the salts of calcium and magnesium butyrate, in an enterically-coated tablet designed to release in the small intestine. Keep in a cool, dry place, tightly capped.
Supplement Facts Serving Size: 2 Tablets
Servings per Container: 50
Amount per Serving
Calcium 180 mg (as Calcium Butyrate and Calcium Phosphate)
Magnesium 170 mg (as Magnesium Butyrate and Magnesium Oxide)
Butyric Acid 200 mg (as Calcium Butyrate and Magnesium Butyrate)
Other ingredients: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, water, gellan gum, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide