Posted by InozarDeBenz on Sep 22, 2013 | Verified Purchase
I like Sodium Ascorbate quite better than Ascorbate Acid because it dissolves so easily in liquid; this property makes me think that that Sodium Ascorbate possibly doesn't create kidney stones the way we risk getting by using Ascorbate Acid, but I don't know whether it this is a reasonble conclusion though. Also I feel that it has effect on me. I really like it.
After taking the pills, it builds up on the upper part of the stomach and it becomes this reflux situation. Without even burping I get this sensation of taste up my throat and experience fur on my tongue. And I feel slightly nauseous for hours. Not only I tolerated it poorly, but so did my mother. And she doesn't even have the same troubles with food substances like I do. Strange.
Posted by InozarDeBenz on Apr 09, 2014 | Verified Purchase
I really like Larabar's 'Peanut Butter Cookie'. I think I have bought all the different Larabar products, and this one ranks among the top three, according to my tongue and my stomach. With all the other reviews on this product, there is no reason to add anything else.
I have known about this herb for more than twenty years. I have had it in my garden as well. I don't suffer from headaches, but every once and while when people I know have had headaches, I have had them eat a leave, and they reported the headache go away after half an hour or so. Now, twenty years after I first became familiar about this herb: My nephew has got some horrible migraine attacks. This spring he got five migraine attacks in a matter of two weeks. "Enough is enough", I thought and the first that came to my mind was this herb. (As well as searching the internet for other natural remedies.) I bought this product to him. I also I bought to him vitamin B-2 - which evidently is also good fighting migraines. Typically it takes three weeks before the effect takes place, but to my nephew it took place pretty quickly. It must be a month and a half ago that I bougth these products to him, and he has not had a single migraine attack since then. Hopefully not just a coincidence. When looking at other reviews here, I sincerely believe that this herb is really efficient, especially over time. (Most herbs work slowly before the effect sets in.) On a side-note: I remember reading ten years ago or so that school medicine acknowledged this plant, as they found the component in it, which is called 'parthenolide', to really have an effect against headaches and migraines. Obvous five stars from me.
Posted by InozarDeBenz on Apr 17, 2014 | Verified Purchase
I sometimes use it on my face in the evening, and I wake up with the feeling of the skin being soft and nice. And the smell of chocolate; in advance I thought it would be sickening. But it is not. My sense of smell is strong, but I find this smell gentle for my nose. (Different individuals will of course have different preferences and experiences of course.) Other unscented creams (for skin) with lots of different ingredients in them I smell all too well (exactly because of the many different ingredients), that these so-called 'unscented' creams can have a real sickening impact on me. Also since I am hypersensitive to a lot of substances (which many are unbeknownst to me), my eyes may feel and look puffy and run. (And no, I am not applying close to the area of the eyes for such a reaction to take place.) But I experience no problems with the smell or get any adverse reaction using this cocoa butter cream. It smells strongest when I apply it, but even then I tolerate the smell well. When I wake up in the morning, much of the scent have faded. And probably have I also become accustomed to that particular scent.
I have many allergies and food intolerances, and have a lessened appetite due to all the food substances I need to cut from my diet. So I search for products that may increase my appetite, as well has having lots of calories in them. I tolerate very little fruits, so I almost consider it a small miracle that I tolerate the Larabar energy bars well. I have tried most Larabar energy bars (in a matter of as short time span as two months), and by far, I must say that this one ranks high to me; it is one of my favourites. As you can see from what is most popular in regards to sales number, you can tell that this is not only my personal favourite; this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip has quite a universal appeal. I have never really had a sweet tooth, but of some reason I like most of the Larabar energy bars. Tastewise I recommend this specific product.
Posted by InozarDeBenz on Apr 09, 2014 | Verified Purchase
I have a sensitivity to many substances, but I do tolerate this zinc product very well. Zinc Picolinate is said to be more gentle on the stomach than other types of zinc, and it happens to be true in my experience. I have bought several boxes of this zinc brand, and I will definitely buy more in future. A very reasonable product, gentle for the stomach, and efficient as well. Can one ask for more? Five stars from me.
I like this. I have tried almost all Larabar energy bars. I have lots of allergies and food intolerances, and strangely enough I tolerate most Larabar energy bars. My food intolerance has decreased my appetite (due to stomach complaints or a narrow diet), and I love the way to get some easy calories, and still avoid what is bad to me (majorly dairies, gluten, soy, egg whites etc.) This one taste ok/good, but not as good as some of the other Larabar products that I have tried, so I don't give it top rating. Four stars.
Many people experience an instant increase on their energy level while using this. And those I know that have used this, find it gentle on the stomach. Also Rhodiola (the herb, and not only this brand) is among some natural products that reportedly increase the libido. I have only sporadically been using Rhoidola, so I haven't much experience about this particular brand myself. But I have tried it a for a few days, and unfortunately I didn't notice anything really. But since people I know report a lot better effect, I will only remove one star, giving it four stars. Now Foods generally obtain good quality raw material for their products.
I think the Larabar energy bars are great for me. Because I have so many allergies and food intolerances. (Dairies, gluten, soy, olive, eggs, fruits and the list goes on), so I need some extra calories in my else calory restricted diet. Even though I find that I tolerate most fruits poorly, I tolerate most of the different Larabar energy bars well. But this one got too strange taste to me. Luckily taste is very individual, so your tongue may find it competely compliant. Since this is about my experience, I give it three stars.