Betaine HCL + pepsin is a digestive aid used to treat indigestion, heartburn, and nutritional deficiencies caused by insufficient stomach acid.* Risk of low stomach acid (hypochlorhydria) increases with factors such as age, stress, and smoking, or long-term use of antacids.
Betaine HCL is a combination of betaine (an amino acid derivative) and hydrochloric acid. Betaine HCL may also play a role in aiding heart health by decreasing homocysteine (an amino acid associated with plaque buildup in the blood stream) levels in healthy individuals.
As a dietary supplements, take 1 capsules daily with 8-12 oz of water or as directed by your healthcare professional.