In recent years, Dr Willmar Schwabe India has introduced a variety of speciality products and ranges such as the Kindi Range, Pentarkan Range, Topi Range, etc. Aside from homeopathic medicines, dilutions and speciality products, it also markets many cosmetic and healthcare products. In line with such successful ventures, Schwabe India has set its foot in herbal tonics and medicines. Dizester Herbal is the latest introduction from this 150-year-old natural health product organization, which has proved to be as good as its previous successful launches.
In accordance with the present lifestyle and food habits, Dizester Herbal has been formulated with the aim to help the increasing number of cases related to digestive problems. It is a syrup-based Herbal tonic for digestion that helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion and other related digestive disturbances. The constituents of Dizester Herbal tonic have antispasmodic and carminative, diuretic, and anti-inflammatory properties and it protects the gastric mucosa.
Dizester Herbal tonic contains Kala Jeera (Carum carvi), Sanay (Cassia angustifolia), Amaltas (Cassia fistula), Jeera (Cuminum cyminum), Hing (Ferula asafoetida), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare), Pudina (Mentha piperita), Moringa (Moringa oleifera), Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans), Harad (Terminalia chebula), Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi) and Sonth (Zingiber officinale). These herbs have been used as traditional home remedies in India from centuries ago and everyone is aware of their effectiveness in treating and managing common indispositions.
Digestive system and Common digestive disorders
Digestion is the process of breaking down food into many nutrients, which can be absorbed and assimilated in the intestines. It is a very important function in our body because it provides the energy to the body for growth and various other important functioning of other body systems.
The digestive system consists of the mouth, oesophagus, stomach and intestines and the associated organs like the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder that help the body in digesting food. Any problems with any of these organs and their functions can lead to many digestive disorders. These digestive disease conditions vary from mild to severe.
Gastrointestinal disorders include conditions such as gastritis, lactose intolerance, reflux diseases, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, perianal abscesses, anal fistulas, perianal infections, diverticular diseases, colitis, polyps and cancer.
Other conditions associated with digestive disorders are:
- Disorders of gall bladder such as gallstones, cholecystitis, and cholangitis
- Ano-Rectal problems, such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures and rectal prolapse
- Lesions in oesophagus such as stricture, varices, achalasia and esophagitis
- Gastritis, gastric ulcers, cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, hernias, etc.
- Liver disorders like hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver failure, etc
- Pancreatic diseases such as acute or chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cyst and pancreatic tumours
- Intestinal disorders such as severe bacterial or viral infections, inflammatory conditions, celiac disease, Crohn disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, and intestinal ulcers. malabsorption syndrome, intestinal ischemia, etc.
Diagnosis and treatment
The problems of the digestive system can be identified by the patient’s symptom manifestations. But to confirm and clarify the disease certain tests and examinations are needed to be done. As most symptoms are common to various problems, it is best to conduct these tests to identify the specific organ related to the problem and treat it accordingly.
Some of the basic tests for gastrointestinal problems include barium X-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP), and endoscopic ultrasound and colonoscopy. A proper screening also should be done to rule out cancers if the symptoms are very severe in nature.
Factors which increase the digestive problems
- Intake of a diet that is low in fiber.
- Sedentary lifestyle.
- Irregular food habits.
- Not taking food at the proper time.
- Lack of physical activities such as exercise and walking.
- Sudden change in the daily routine.
- Intake of very spicy, rich and oily foods.
- Increased intake of dairy products.
- Increased stress.
- Resisting the urge to use the toilet.
- Overuse of laxatives.
- Certain medications such as iron tablets, antidepressants and painkillers can affect digestion and bowel movements.
Symptoms of common digestive problems
Some of the general symptoms of digestive diseases are abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, loss of appetite, sour taste, hiccups, nausea, etc. But usually, most of the patients refer to any problem related to the gastrointestinal system as indigestion. What the patient refers to as a problem of indigestion can include a wide range of symptoms such as:
- Changes in bowel habits
- Abdominal pain and cramps
- Excessive flatulence
- Bloating of abdomen
- Incontinence of stool
- Gastric headache
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Aphthous ulcers
- Pain and heaviness of the chest
- Sour taste in the mouth
- Persistent nausea
- Loss or increased appetite
- Loss or gain of weight
- Incomplete bowel movement
Some of the signs and symptoms can indicate a serious condition and might need immediate medical attention. These symptoms may be due to oesophagial varices, severe infection, gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, gallstones, hepatitis, cancer, etc. They are:
Spitting of blood
- Bleeding per rectum
- Sudden unexplained loss of weight
- Continuous vomiting and diarrhea
- Severe abdominal cramps
- Nausea and vomiting
- Alternate constipation and diarrhea
- Bleeding from the digestive tract
Prevention and management of digestive problems
Most of the common digestive problems such as indigestion, flatulence, heartburns, etc happen due to the kind, amount and time of eating food. Such minor problems can be averted by managing the lifestyle and following healthy food habits. Some of the ways to avoid these digestive troubles are:
- A balanced diet and proper nutrition.
- Proper intake of food at regular intervals.
- Maintaining a proper eating routine.
- Intake of food that is rich in fibre such as fruits, salads, whole grains, etc.
- Regularizing bowel habits.
- Avoid eating fast foods, junk foods and spicy foods.
- Avoid rich and fried foods.
- A good sleep.
- Avoiding unnecessary stress.
- Regular exercises will increase bowel movements.
- Practising different postures of yoga that could help in increasing bowel movements.
- Avoid resisting the urge to use the toilet.
- Avoiding too much caffeine.
- Avoid smoking and alcohol.
- Drinking lots of water.
- Avoid taking laxatives.
Uses and benefits of Dizester Herbal in digestive and liver complaints
Dizester Herbal tonic for Digestive Problems is a completely herbal product that can be safely and regularly used for symptoms such as problems with digestion, indigestion, flatulence, heartburns, acidity, regurgitation of food to the throat, bloating of the abdomen, abdominal cramps and pains related to digestion, etc. It is a mild and safe herbal aid to digestion and an appetizer.
It not only takes care of digestive troubles but is also a herbal digestive tonic for the liver and gall bladder that helps to prevent sedimentation of bile, and the formation of gallstones, useful in relieving bilious colic and bilious vomiting and in the treatment of fatty liver.
There is another homeopathic herbal liver tonic Dizester that stimulates the functions of the liver, its metabolism and its secretions. It detoxifies the liver and speeds up the digestive process and absorption. It can be used in the management of various conditions along with classical medical treatment. It is also useful in children in relieving diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal colic and worm infestations. It improves the appetite, improves digestion, absorption and assimilation of nutrients and minerals in children.
Manufactured in India by BACFO Pharmaceuticals Ltd. C-46, Phase -II, Noida, District- Gautambuddha Nagar, 201305 (U.P)
Country of Origin: India.
Marketed By: Dr Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd. A-36, Sector-60, Uttar Pradesh, Noida – 201304.
Registered Office Address: Dr Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd. H-36, Green Park Extension, New Delhi, Pin: 110016.
Product Expiry: 2 Years from the date of Manufacturing