Digestive aid to assist a weak digestive system. May assist in the digestion of protein, carbohydrates and oils. May help to lower cholesterol when taken between meals. This is one of 3 great formulas to help with digestion and overeating discomfort. Ds #18 and DB-12 #19 are also made by Sytemic and are great to use for digestion difficulties. You can rotate the 3 blends and see which one feels best for your particular digestive needs. The FDA does not approve of statements about herbs and you are taking this at your own risk. This is not a prescription and this product is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any disease.