For years, gamma oryzanol has been associated with maintaining healthy gastric secretion, even under occasionally stressful conditions. It is likely that gamma oryzanol does this by influencing the autonomic nervous system. DGL, marshmallow and slippery elm provide traditional support for soothing the gastrointestinal tract and promoting the integrity of the mucosal lining. Artichoke helps to stimulate the digestive process and has been shown to relieve occurrences of occasional heartburn while turmeric may offer relief from occasional gas and indigestion. Plant enzymes further promote digestive function for overall comfort and relief of occasional gas, bloating and heartburn.Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-2 capsules at thestart of each meal. Take as needed between meals.