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Help - I Need Help With The Ingredient List!
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Can anyone tell if these ingredients are gluten free? I am having major trouble with this!

Here is the list

Lycium Chinese, Vitis coignetiae, Myrica rubra, Maninaria japonica, Morus australis, Rubus buergeri, Elaeagnus montana, Hizikia fusiforme, Artemisia montana, Plantago asiatica, Mountain Spring Water. The product is 100% natural and totally vegetarian.

I know just because it says natural and vegetarian does not make it gluten free.

Thanks in advance

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In answering my own question - acompany confirmed - all gluten free ingredients - soy and dairy free also. Yeah!

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OK, you have me curious. What is the product?

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Lycium Chinese, Vitis coignetiae, Myrica rubra, Maninaria japonica, Morus australis, Rubus buergeri, Elaeagnus montana, Hizikia fusiforme, Artemisia montana, Plantago asiatica, Mountain Spring Water. The product is 100% natural and totally vegetarian.

:huh: LOL

Is this some sort of herbal drink? What does it do? I am also curious... B)

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:huh: LOL

Is this some sort of herbal drink? What does it do? I am also curious... B)

It is actually a new probiotic that I had been researching, and I finally ordered it today. I couldn't believe this is on the packaging """"Recommended for infants, children, pregnant or nursing mothers, the elderly and those with compromised immune system"""" The product is called - Dr. Ohira's, Essential Formulas Inc., Dr. Ohhira's 12 Plus Probiotic Formula

It is supposed to be so good for you that mostly nutritionists and Drs carry it, and take it. It is also one that the alternative dr's suggest.

I am anxious to try it, it should be here by Sat or Mon. I can post after I take it for a bit if you like. I know that you take a lot of it in the first 5 days -

Most of the reviews I have read are all fantastic. Especially for IBS, and helps with acne too.

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Interesting....I googled the acne-helping aspect of it and people seem to really like the stuff. I'm kind of curious to try it now. Keep us posted on how it goes.

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Interesting....I googled the acne-helping aspect of it and people seem to really like the stuff. I'm kind of curious to try it now. Keep us posted on how it goes.

I will!

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Here's the update -

I took these pills for almost a week. I did get an email from the company, and I talked to them on the phone...they did tell me that they were gluten free. The person told me that their 6 yr old neice takes 7 of these pills a day.

I started with the loading dose that was recommended. At first they did give me energy, and I slept better at night(that's not why I was taking them, but...they did). But I think I started to have a healing crisis, but not for sure as I started to do a lot of itching, and had some immediate nueropathy problems so I think they have something in them that my system doesn't agree with. The flyer that came inside the box says there is 82 other ingredients but they were not willing to tell me what they were..so I thought it best to stop taking something that I don't know all the ingredients too.

I had to go back to the probiotics that I was taking in the beginning.

P.S. My skin looked awesome all week!

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