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Vitaforce – Original Schweden-Bitter (100ml, 200ml)


Digestive Tonic

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Containing over twenty special herbs imported from Europe. Schweden Bitter works on the digestive system which if in a poor condition can result in a variety of everyday symptoms. It is good for: poor digestion, constipation, fatigue, hangovers, gout, headaches, nausea, overindulgence, rheumatic conditions and skin complaints.

It assists in the elimination of the body’s waste products and toxins to help restore energy and vitality.
The original Schweden-Bitter has been known for more that 430 years and was first brought to Germany during the 30 year war by Swedish troops in the 17 century. The Swedish doctor Urban Hjarne Samst, who lived to 104 years old from 1620 to 1724 and died in a riding accident, acclaimed in his diary the herbs found in this elixir. This important folklore remedy and bitters is not for everything, but should still be of assistance today and is recommended not only for the hard working executive, but as a bitter for everyone.

Schweden-Bitter has a natural bitter taste of 20 selected herbal and natural ingredients.

No artificial flavours, colours or preservatives. Contains no added caffeine or sugar.

Doses and instructions for use
Internally: Take one 5ml measure morning and evening. Take up to to 4 times daily when necessary. Can be taken neat, in a herb tea or in water. Externally: Apply Schweden-Bitter as a compress, diluted with an equal part water. Discontinue if skin irritation occurs. Shake before use. A sediment may occur which does not affect the product. Warning: Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Keep out of reach of children Store below 25ºc

Suitable for
Adults. *Not suitable for children.

Composition per 100g:
Ethanolic extract from:

Extr. Aloe Sicc – 0,7 g
Rad. Angelicae – 0,7 g
Rhiz. Calami – 0,8 g
Rad. Carlinae – 0,2 g
Herba Centaurii – 0,2 g
Crocus Hispan. – 0,01 g
Rad. Dictamni Alb. – 0,3 g
Electuar. Theriaka – 0,7 g
Rad. Gentianae – 0,3 g
Rad. Harpagophytum – 1,0 g
Fungus Laricis – 0,2 g
Macis Siauw – 0,1 g
Manna Cannelata – 0,7 g
Sem. Myristicae – 1,0 g
Myrrha – 0,3 g
Rad. Rhei Chin. – 0,7 g
Fol. Sennae – 0,7 g
Terra Sigillata – 0,2 g
Rhiz Tormetillae – 0,1 g
Rhiz. Zedoariae – 0,7 g
Alcohol – 40% m/m

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Additional information


100ml – R 141.04, 200ml – R 199.52