Swedish Bitters is an herbal elixir that is beneficial for overall health and well-being. The herbs in Swedish Bitters encourage good liver function and support digestive, assimilative and eliminative functions, explains Pure Inside Out. These herbs aid the flow of bile from the liver, which stimulates intestinal peristalsis and nutrient absorption.
Specific benefits of Swedish Bitters are that it stimulates, purifies and disinfects the blood’s circulation, notes Pure Inside Out. It restores the stomach’s natural acid balance. It aids gastric, pancreatic and biliary activity. It soothes the digestive tract, disinfects the intestinal tract and is a mild laxative. It encourages toxin elimination, stimulates liver function, and tonifies and regenerates the liver.
If taken before and after a meal, Swedish Bitters stimulates digestion, settles the stomach and neutralizes the effects of alcohol, reports Pure Inside Out. It relieves gas, bloating, flatulence, cramps and nausea caused by poor digestion. Swedish Bitters also has external benefits. When applied to the skin, it diminishes inflammation of wounds, bruises, scars and cuts.
Manna, angelica, zedoary, aloe and rhubarb are in NatureWorks Swedish Bitters, according to Nature’s Way. Senna, myrrh, carline thistle, camphor and black snakeroot are in this formula as well. Influential herbs valerian, cinnamon, cardamom and saffron are also in the ingredients list.