UC is a combination of herbs based on a Traditional Chinese medicine formula Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang, which has been traditionally used to relieve chronic digestive problems. The herbs in UC synergistically work to enhance and regulate digestive functions, and help modulate healthy inflammatory gut response.*
Modulates healthy inflammatory response function*
Promotes healthy digestive function*
May help relieve digestive discomfort*
May help regulate stool*
Berberine (Phellodendron extract) (stem bark) (Huang bo)
1.Yan F, Wang L, Shi Y, Cao H, Liu L, Washington MK, Chaturvedi R, Israel DA, Cao H, Wang B, Peek RM Jr, Wilson KT, Polk DB. Berberine promotes recovery of colitis and inhibits inflammatory responses in colonic macrophages and epithelial cells in DSS-treated mice. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 Mar 1;302(5): G504-14. Epub 2011 Dec 15.
Liquorice (root) (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) (Gan Cao)
1. Asl, M. N. and Hosseinzadeh, H. (2008), Review of Pharmacological Effects of Glycyrrhiza sp. and its Bioactive Compounds. Phytother. Res., 22: 709–724. doi: 10.1002/ptr.2362
Pinellia (rhizome) (Ban Xia)
1. Wu H, Cai BC, Rong GX, Ye DJ. The effect of Pinellia processed by ginger juice on gastric and intestinal function of animals. Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi. Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi. China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica, 1994, 19(9):535-7, 574.
Chinese Skullcap (root) (Huang Qin)
1: Chen P, Zhou X, Zhang L, Shan M, Bao B, Cao Y, Kang A, Ding A.
Anti-inflammatory effects of Huangqin tang extract in mice on ulcerative colitis.J Ethnopharmacol. 2015 Mar 13; 162:207-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.12.039. Epub 2015 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 25576893.
Jujube (fruit) (Da Zao)
1. Chen J, Du CY, Lam KY, Zhang WL, Lam CT, Yan AL, Yao P, Lau DT, Dong TT, Tsim KW. The standardized extract of Ziziphus jujuba fruit (jujube) regulates pro-inflammatory cytokine expression in cultured murine macrophages: suppression of lipopolysaccharide-stimulated NF-kB activity. Phytotherapy Research: PTR 2014, 28(10):1527-1532.