20% off Supplement of the Week – Formula SF722 (sale ends 8/21/17)

Potent fatty acid for the support of healthy gut and vaginal flora* 

Optimal gastrointestinal tract functioning is vital to the absorption of nutrients, elimination of waste, and proper immune function. Many health-care practitioners consider gut function and especially good gut ecology – maintaining a healthy balance of gut flora, the microorganisms that normally live in the digestive tract – to be a key component to overall health.
Many factors can contribute to an imbalance in the microbial flora of the digestive tract, such as an unhealthy diet, inadequate digestive enzymes, oral contraceptive use, and various prescription and OTC drugs. Increasingly in women’s health, recognition is also being given to the relationship between gut flora and vaginal flora; i.e., a healthy balance of gut flora has corresponding benefit to the vaginal flora.*
A Thorne Research innovation, Formula SF722 contains undecylenic acid in a base of pure, extra-virgin olive oil. Formula SF722 aids in the establishment of healthy gut and vaginal flora and has been one of Thorne Research’s best-selling products for over two decades.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Formula SF722®

  • supports healthy gut flora
  • six times more effective than caprylic acid for the  removal of unhealthy yeast
  • maintains healthy vaginal flora
  • Thorne Research’s top-selling and “go to” formula for 25 years for overgrowth of yeast

The Science Behind Formula SF722®

Fatty acids have been used for centuries to help maintain a healthy balance of the microorganisms that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract.* In the last 50 years, fatty acids have demonstrated effectiveness in supporting a healthy gut flora in a number of studies.* Undecylenic acid (10-undecenoic acid) is an eleven-carbon, monounsaturated fatty acid occurring naturally in the body’s perspiration.
Undecylenic acid inhibits the conversion of yeast to its hyphal form, making it less pathogenic.* Research suggests that undecylenic acid could interfere with fatty acid biosynthesis, thus inhibiting germ tube (hyphae) formation. Fatty acids such as undecylenic acid also might disrupt the pH of the yeast cell cytoplasm.
A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported a direct correlation between the growth of yeast in the digestive tract and vaginal yeast in the 98 women evaluated.

Five Gelcaps Contain:

10-Undecenoic Acid   250 mg.

Other Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Gelatin (bovine), Purified Water and Glycerin (vegetable source) gelcap.

Gelcaps should not be opened and mixed with food or drink because the taste and smell of undecylenic acid can be objectionable. In addition, the acidic nature of undecylenic acid can be irritating to the mucus membranes.
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