Natural Remedies, a leading herbal dietary ingredient producer, has announced that a recent clinical study on its branded ingredient GutGard™, a flavonoid rich, deglycyrrhizinated standardized extract of licorice, is published in ECAM journal. The Research Article ECAM/216970 titled "An extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra (GutGardTM) alleviates symptoms of functional dyspepsia—a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, reports the beneficial effects of GutGard(TM) in patients/subjects with functional dyspepsia. The double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study that enrolled subjects with functional dyspepsia symptoms (upper abdominal fullness, upper abdominal pain, belching, bloating, early satiety, regurgitation, heartburn, loss of appetite etc.) was designed to establish the efficacy and safety of GutGard™. Study subjects daily received either GutGard™ (75 mg twice daily) or placebo for 30 days. GutGard™ treated group showed remarkable improvement in global assessment of efficacy and quality of life (as measured by short form Nepean Dyspepsia Index) in comparison to the placebo group and GutGard™ was found to be safe and well tolerated by all subjects.

Natural Remedies’ Director of Research, Dr Amit Agarwal, said that this publication further underpins the use of GutGard™ for management of functional dyspepsia. GutGard™, with its elaborate safety and efficacy profile, is one of the preferred ingredient for Food and Beverage applications like dry drink mixes, ready to drink products, nutritional bars, Candys, etc., in addition to dietary supplements. For more information, log on to

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Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd., founded in 1951, is a manufacturer and supplier of standardized herbal extracts and several patented dietary ingredients which have adequate scientific backing for use as nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmeceuticals and food ingredients. These ingredients are claimed to be genuine, effective, safe and consistent, in line with the company’s quality policy. Natural Remedies manufactures its products in its state of the art facilities and enjoys extensive international distribution. For more information please visit