About Prosit

Prosit is made from:

  • * Aloe ferox
  • * Capiscum frutescens (Cayenne pepper)
  • * Allium sativum (Garlic)
  • * Glycyrrhiza glabra (Aniseed)
  • * Zingiber officinale (Ginger)

Aloe ferox
Aloe is used mainly for its laxative properties but also taken for arthritis. Detoxifying Aloe ferox has no side-effects, and only rare cases of allergies have been reported. Aloe ferox is not habit-forming. Give at least 3 months to work. (1)

References:
1. The Aloe ferox plant. http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantab/aloeferox.html

Capiscum frutescens (Cayenne Pepper)
Cayenne pepper is very high in Vitamin C, and therefore it acts as a preventative against respiratory infections.  It can also be helpful in boosting the immune system.

Cayenne pepper increases the heart action without raising blood pressure.  It also thins the blood, thereby reducing the risk of a stroke.  It lowers blood cholesterol, which leads to improved blood circulation, and has been known to lower blood sugar.

Cayenne pepper helps to detoxify the colon, and assists with eliminitive functions.  It can relieve pain from stomach ulcers by creating more mucous, and coating the wall of the stomach.  It is used to treat various digestion problems, including upset stomach, intestinal gas, stomach pains, diarrhoea and cramps. (1) (2)

References
1: Tso, Y.; Love, B.; Ibanez, R. c. and Ross, J. - Medicinal Plants of the Southwest (2008)
2: University of Maryland Medical Centre - http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/cayenne (2011)

Allium sativum (Garlic)
Garlic is believed to thin the blood, reduce cholesterol, decrease blood pressure, inhibit atherosclerosis, and improve blood circulation. (3)

Garlic attacks bacteria, viruses, and other micro-organisms directly, and it also stimulates the body's natural defences against invaders. (4)

References
3: Journal of the American College of Cardiology Vol. 39, Issue 7, Pages 1083-1095
4: Bergner, P - Medical Herbalism Journal for the Clinical Practitioner: Allium sativum: Antibiotic and Immune Properties (1995)

Glycyrrhiza glabra (Aniseed)
Aniseed acts as a muscular relaxer to prevent spasms of the gastrointestinal muscle tissue.  It is also used to relieve minor digestive problems. (5)

Reference
5: Winston, D. and Maimes, S. - Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina and Stress Relief (2007)

Zingiber officinale (Ginger)
In multiple studies, ginger was found to be effective in the treatment of nausea. (6)

Furthermore, preliminary studies have shown that ginger reduces the symptoms of spastic colon. (7)

6: Ernest, E. and Pittler, M. H. - British Journal of Anesthesia Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pages 367-371
7: University of Maryland Medical Centre - http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/irritable-bowel-000098.htm (2012)

To obtain the most benefit from Prosit, we recommend you maintain a healthy lifestyle that includes eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, and taking some exercise.