Napiers Best British Bitters
Have you been overindulging and feeling under par? Do you need something to perk you up again?
Best British Bitters is a traditional pick-me-up herbal digestif.
Very helpful to aid digestion after overindulgence in alcohol, rich or spicy food, shellfish and other minor digestive challenges or to support your stringent detox reboot.
Taken as an aperitif before a meal, bitters help to stimulate the appetite, getting saliva and bile flowing to improve digestion.
Highly concentrated, one bottle provides about 20 servings.
Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. Many are used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as an ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas.
100ml / 500ml / 1Litre Bottles. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Contains extracts of: Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle Seed), Taraxacum officinalis (Dandelion Root), Mentha piperita (Peppermint) leaf, Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet), Betula pendula (Birch) leaf, Gentiana lutea (Yellow Gentian Root), Zingiber officinale radix (Ginger Root). Extracts are tinctures made with ethanol (beet alcohol) and water.
If you wish to avoid alcohol, add a little hot water from the kettle to a cup with a teaspoonful of Best British Bitters and wait for five minutes. The hot water will evaporate off some of the alcohol.DIRECTIONS
As a digestif:
Take a teaspoonful (5 ml) in a some water, juice or other fluid before indulgence in alcohol and also again on the 'morning after', repeating at half hourly intervals for the next hour if desired. Take several spaced throughout the day to help you get back to normal.
As an aperitif: Take a teaspoonful (5 ml) in a small amount of water (the more bitter the better) half an hour before a meal to perk up the appetite.Do not exceed the stated dose.
Contains alcohol. Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. This product is not intended for use by a person under the age of 18.
Bottles: The 100ml dropper bottles are made from environmentally sustainable Cosmetic Glass, as they are fully recyclable, and are manufactured using 40% recycled content from external sources. Recycling code: 70 - GL (Glass - Mixed). The 500ml and 1 Litre bottles are made from recyclable amber PET. Recycling code: 01.
Dropper Lid and Screw Top Lids: Mixed plastic. Recycling code: 07.
Very helpful to aid digestion after overindulgence in alcohol, rich or spicy food, shellfish and other minor digestive challenges.
Taken as an aperitif before a meal, bitters help to stimulate the appetite, getting saliva and bile flowing to improve digestion. (Particularly helpful for those who have lost their appetite such as the elderly or convalescent.)
What are herbal bitters?
A bitter is a herbal drink containing aromatic herbal essences, with a bitter or bittersweet flavour, often flavoured with citrus, with no added sugar. Numerous varieties of bitters are on the market, as they have been popular across Europe since the 18th century.
When are bitters drunk?
Bitters are used to stimulate the appetite, either for food or for cocktails. Used in both aperitifs and digestifs, they help to settle the stomach before a meal or a night of drinking. Aperitifs are usually taken before and digestifs taken afterwards.
How are bitters drunk?
Bitters are often added to alcohol but a teaspoon can be added to any liquid, including water, tomato juice, fruit juice, teas & non-alcoholic beverages.
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