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Source Naturals, Betaine HCL, 650 mg, 180 Tablets

Source Naturals, Betaine HCL, 650 mg, 180 Tablets

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  • Expiration Date: Mar 2021
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  • Product Code: SNS-01362
  • UPC Code: 021078013624
  • Package Quantity: 180 Tablets
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Product Overview


  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hydrochloric Acid Source
  • Digestive Support

In the stomach, hydrochloric acid converts pepsinogen to pepsin, an enzyme that breaks down protein. Pepsin breaks down proteins into smaller, more easily absorbed substances. As people age, hydrochloric acid secretion may be reduced, which can result in decreased levels of pepsin. Without proper pepsin levels, the body has a difficult time digesting food. Betaine hydrochloride is used as a supplemental source of hydrochloric acid, which can be utilized by the stomach to produce pepsin. The combination of betaine hydrochloride and pepsin provide an excellent stomach tonic.

Suggested Use

1 tablet with a meal, up to four times daily. Do not take on an empty stomach.

Other Ingredients

Stearic acid, microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, modified cellulose gum, and silica.

Contains milk.

Contains no yeast, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.


Caution: Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding. If a burning sensation is experienced, discontinue use, or use less frequently.

If you have stomach or duodenal ulcers, or are taking drugs that may cause ulcers, do not take this product.

Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Betaine Hydrochloride 650 mg
Pepsin 1:3000 165 mg
†Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews

HCL is important

Posted by 5552735063142341525 on Jun 20, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Good for digestion

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Life Saver...LITERALLY! CURE: Heartburn, Acid Reflux, Digestive Distress.

Posted by 5445293144914580529 on Mar 29, 2017 | Verified Purchase

I've been on anti-acids for 30+ years & PPIs for 13 years which have DESTROYED my teeth & bones. They cause kidney damage as well as EVERY neurological disorder in existence. My heartburn /reflux problem became increasingly worse while taking PPIs & I automatically turned to even MORE anti-acids to rid myself of my digestive issues. Gaviscon, Mylanta, Tums were EVERYWHERE in my home, my purse & even our vehicles. I ran across You Tube videos by Dr Berg & Montreal Healthy Girl that recommended a Betaine HCL Acid w /Pepsin Supplement to RE-TRAIN my body to produce MORE stomach acid so my food could be digested PROPERLY. I was miserable while weaning myself off of the prescription meds (TERRIBLE heartburn, reflux & headaches) & anti-acids and I had to take massive doses of HCL Acid (as many as 15 - 650 mg tabs daily: 3/4 before meals & additional tabs throughout the day when heartburn returned. Some people have had to take as many as 18 HCL tabs daily because their stomach completely stopped making HCL Acid on it's own - THIS is what medication is DESIGNED to do! AGAIN, HCL is SUPPOSED to be in our stomach....TO DIGEST FOOD so it's safe. I take the HCL tabs with 2 T of Organic, Raw Apple Cider Vinegar in a cup of distilled water and take an additional HCL tab every 30 minutes until my heartburn goes away. I added a Pro-Biotic as well which has helped my digestive distress. A LOT of people have to add Pro-Biotics & FERMENTED foods to sort out the digestive MESS that chemical dependency medications CREATE. I'm slowly improving but it can take months to re-balance my digestive tract so that my body takes care of itself NORMALLY. Most people eventually discontinue the HCL or decrease it to 1 tablet before meals. Because HCL is produced NATURALLY in our stomach; I would much rather supplement my LOW ACID PROBLEM with HCL Acid INSTEAD of taking dangerous meds for the rest of my life that were literally destroying my body. MOST Physicians are IDIOTS because MOST heartburn, reflux & digestive problems are caused by TOO LITTLE STOMACH ACID which prescription & over the counter meds reduce even further! These meds eliminate the REQUIRED stomach acid for ADEQUATE digestion AND cover up the "heartburn symptom" which is a SIGNAL that SOMETHING is wrong within our body & needs to be CORRECTED. The meds MASK symptoms & allow us to CONTINUE consuming low quality & chemically treated food that our body is REJECTING. Children & teens are now commonly prescribed PPIs & H2 Blockers due to the crap we now call food. This is a health crisis considering these meds should not be taken longer than six weeks & MOST physcians now prescribe them for the duration of their patients LIFE! Research NATURAL TREATMENTS before taking dangerous medications that ALWAYS cripple other NORMAL body functions in order to MASK a SYMPTOM! I wish I had known about Apple Cider Vinegar & the importance of healthy food BEFORE I turned to a PPI prescription that made my health even worse. Thank goodness, more patients are now turning to Naturopaths & Herbalists on online websites & you tube for safe "CURES" instead of health & drug professionals that know very little about HEALING the body. Medication can sometimes be a blessing but the reported side effects are REAL & we are discovering that long term use has devastating consequences. Research!!

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This product works well

Posted by 5532912668121645583 on Mar 14, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Doctors found HCL deficit in my stomach. When I started to use Betaine HCL my health has improved significantly. Appeared energy, digestive problems disappeared. While eating, especially protein food, I took 2 or 3 tablets., Supplement works fine and I do not feel any side effects. Betaine HCL I found only in the I-Herb. The team is working well, the booking process is straightforward. I get the ordered goods on time. Thanks to I-Herb team. Geraldas

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Posted by 5240942175479250811 on Mar 02, 2017 | Verified Purchase

This is a good product!

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Posted by ngsdaniel81 on Feb 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Good effect.. felt the effect when I just took right before eating. Timing is important for all digestive stuffs.

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