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Swedish Bitters

Swedish Bitters


Beloved friends,

We have seen an incredibly steep price increase in our core ingredient herbs  for the Swedish Bitters especially the four herbs coming from Germany! Bulk/wholesale channels are no longer exporting them to the US. Amazingly, my aunt (a retired pharmacist in Germany) offered to send small quantities to us directly from her old apothecary. Our intention is to continue providing you with  our amazing Swedish Bitters.


Swedish Bitters can play a vital role in our modern lifestyle. In cultures that were closely connected to nature, the bitter taste was very prevalent in the daily diet. It has almost disappeared from the average “civilized” diet leaving people open to a host of imbalances. It is the bitter element which activates, tones and strengthens the liver, gall bladder and all digestive organs making it possible for our metabolism to reestablish its equilibrium.

The characteristic feature of the Swedish Bitters lies in its masterful combining of ingredients. The principle of synergy applies here; the whole is greater than the sum of its individual parts, which means the elixir has a far greater effect than does the taking of each substance separately.

The Bitters formula is known to have been used throughout the Middle Ages. More recently in the 18 century, Dr. Samst labeled the formula Swedish Bitters, and Maria Treben, the acclaimed European herbalist, re-popularized its use during the 20th century.

Experience has shown that the Swedish Bitters elixir has a remarkably wide range of applications. Digestive complaints, general detoxifying, insomnia, allergies, cold and flu symptoms are some of the most common uses.

  • Details

    Ingredients: Angelica root, Rhubarb root, Aloe, Manna ash, Senna leaf, Zedoary root, Theriac venezian, Carline thistle, Myrrh, and Saffron tinctured in 40% grain alcohol. Directions: To begin, take 1/2 tsp. in warm water 15 minutes before breakfast and last thing at night. Increase dosage to 1 tsp. morning and evening if you have issues with digestion, liver, or heart. May also be taken separately for indigestion, flatulence, heart burn, acid reflux, and other digestive issues as needed.