Bitters. Such a small word for an very useful digestive aid.
According to Wikipedia, online source of all reliable information:
A bitters is traditionally an alcoholic preparation flavored with botanical matter so that the
end result is characterized by a bitter, sour, or bittersweet flavor. Numerous longstanding
The botanical ingredients used in preparing bitters have historically consisted of
aromatic herbs, bark, roots, and/or fruit for their flavour and medicinal properties.
These are two bitters I have available at this time.
Basic Bitters: My every day go-to bitters blend.
Dandelion root for general everything support
Lady's Thumb for food sensitivities
Yellow Dock root for better iron absorption.
Holiday Bitters: A tasty blend I put together to use through the holiday feasting ahead of us.
Bitter Orange Peel, Fennel seed, Ginger root, and Lady's Thumb for digestion support.
Prickly Lettuce for easing holiday stress.
Spilanthes for immune support for all those germs.
1 ounce atomizer bottle, $10