Thorne Arabinex As a prebiotic, Arabinex can increase beneficial bacteria in the colon to support intestinal health. Can also increase short chain fatty acids mainly butyric acid, the primary fuel for the colonocytes, the cells of the large intestine. Larch arabinogalactans possess important immune enhancing properties and are an excellent source of fiber. Butyric acid is produced in the colon by the fermentation of fiber, such as the fiber provided by arabinogalactans. High levels of butyrate in the colon help provide a healthy colonic environment. Highly soluble powder mixes easlily with water or juice, and ideal for adults and children.
Recommended use: 1 scoop in 8 ounces of water, 1 to 3 times daily, or as directed by a health care professional.