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Butyrate (600 mg) x 100 Capsules

Butyrate (600 mg) x 100 Capsules



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Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid that is a potent detoxifier of ammonia and neurotoxins. Butyrate also encourages the formation of friendly bacteria in the gut.

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100 Capsules


Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid (SCFA) that has been combined with calcium & magnesium. It is made in the colon by bacteria and taken up by the colonocytes, the cells that line the colon. It then becomes an important food for those cells. Lacking good bacteria in our colon, such as when we take antibiotics, can lead to an insufficient supply of butyrate.

Butyric acid has numerous biological properties. Long recognised for its ability to help probiotic strains adhere to the intestinal lining, butyric acid also helps to increase the natural healing mechanism of gut tissue. It is a prime energy source for cells of the colon and may play an anti-inflammatory role.

Low concentrations of butyrate are frequently found in the colons of patients with inflammatory bowel disorders. Additionally, persons consuming low carbohydrate diets also tend to have low butyrate levels. Recent studies are exploring butyric acid's immunological effects; chemopreventive properties have been noted in some studies, and of particular interest is research about butyric acid's role in the desensitisation of the gastrointestinal tract from food allergies and sensitivities.

Can Cal-Mag Butyrate be taken on an empty stomach?
We have never heard of any problems taking Butyrate on an empty stomach. However, for some people, taking this supplement with food is more tolerable than on an empty stomach.

Dose of Calcium Magnesium Butyrate
Approximately 1-2 caps with each meal, unless otherwise suggested by a healthcare practitioner.


Directions for use

1-2 capsules with each meal, unless otherwise suggested by a healthcare practitioner.

Nutrition Facts

Servings size: 2 capsules
Servings per container: 50
Per Serving:
% Daily Value**
Calories 9.3  
   Calories from Fat 8.7  
Total fat 1.3g 2% 
Calcium 160mg 16% 
Magnesium 80mg 20% 
Butyric Acid 1.2g  †

** The % Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

† Daily Value not established

Ingredients: Butyric acid, calcium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, medium chain triglycerides (MCT), hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and purified water.



This information is for education purposes only. Patients should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making decisions about therapies and/or health conditions.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet.