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The Benefits of Gut Motility: A Closer Look at Progast® Products

Updated: Sep 6, 2023

At Tara Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd, we recognize the importance of prokinetic effects and gut motility in maintaining optimal digestive health. Our Progast® products are thoughtfully formulated to address a range of digestive concerns while supporting gut function through synergistic blends of natural ingredients. As with any health product, it is essential to consult a healthcare professional before incorporating them into your routine, especially if you have specific health conditions or concerns. Understanding Prokinetic Effects:

Prokinetic agents, also known as prokinetics, are substances or medications that enhance the movement of food and waste through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They facilitate the rhythmic contractions of the GI muscles, known as peristalsis, which propels food forward and promotes efficient digestion and elimination. Prokinetics work by stimulating or blocking specific receptors in the gut, influencing the coordination and strength of contractions.

The Significance of Gut Motility:

Gut motility refers to the rhythmic contractions and relaxation of the muscles in the GI tract. This coordinated movement is vital for the proper digestion and absorption of nutrients from the food we consume. Healthy gut motility ensures that food moves smoothly from the stomach to the small intestine and eventually to the large intestine, where waste is formed and expelled. Progast® Colon Cleanse Capsules - Reliable Laxative Experience:

As the name suggests, the Progast® Colon Cleanse Capsules are primarily formulated as a reliable laxative, promoting bowel movements. Magnesium oxide, a key ingredient, is known for its laxative effects by attracting water into the intestines, softening stools, and stimulating bowel contractions. Additionally, Aloe Ferox and Senna in the formula further contribute to gut motility by encouraging peristalsis. Progast® FloraCare Plus Capsules - Prebiotic and Probiotic Benefits:

While the Progast® FloraCare Plus Capsules primarily focus on immune support and prebiotic and probiotic benefits, the presence of Ginger in the formula may offer mild prokinetic effects. Ginger has been traditionally used to aid digestion and may promote gut motility by enhancing GI muscle contractions.

Progast® Multi-targeted Action Drops Tincture - Holistic Digestive Support:

The Progast® Multi-targeted Action Drops Tincture is a comprehensive blend of various herbal extracts, each contributing to overall digestive support. While the primary goal is to alleviate gastrointestinal discomfort and manage digestive complaints, some of the herbal ingredients like Ginger, Carraway, and Angelica exert mild prokinetic effects, helping to ease digestive symptoms. Progast® Proliver Ultra Capsules - Liver and Digestive Support:

Though not directly prokinetic, the Progast® Proliver Ultra Capsules provide support for liver health, which indirectly influences gut health because the liver is an essential part of the digestive system. A healthy liver aids in the proper synthesis and secretion of bile, a substance crucial for the digestion and absorption of fats in the small intestine. Progast® Butyrate Complex - Enhancing Gut-Brain Axis Health:

The Progast® Butyrate Complex is specifically designed to support gut-brain axis health. While it may not have direct prokinetic effects, the inclusion of L-Glutamine and Sodium 3-hydroxybutyrate (Butyric acid) contributes to gut integrity and overall gut health. L-Glutamine is an essential amino acid that plays a role in gut barrier function and tissue repair, while Butyric acid is a short-chain fatty acid that serves as an energy source for the cells lining the colon.


For more information on how these products can complement each other when used as part of a health supplement regimen, visit our official post here:


We hope that our Progast products can serve as valuable tools in promoting a healthy and well-balanced digestive system, enabling you to lead a fulfilling and comfortable life. Remember, a healthy gut is the foundation of overall well-being!

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