If you’re lucky, you know it’s coming…
And you can HOLD it in… or run away and HIDE it from everyone around you.
But the WORST is when a pocket of gas arrives unannounced – and it ERUPTS out one end or the other.
God forbid you’re in an elevator… or an airplane… or anywhere else that’s got NO ESCAPE.
The uncontrollable passing of gas is one of the most embarrassing things that can happen to you in public.
And you’ve got to address the root cause in order to SOLVE this problem in the long run.
But excess gas can be caused by anything from eating too much or too little… to eating the wrong thing… or even taking certain meds.
It may take some time to figure out which of those is the culprit in your particular case.
But in the meantime, you don’t have to continue to SUFFER.
Because the latest experiments on farm animals may give a clue as to an exotic treatment that may work in us, too!
Undersea delicacy DESTROYS digestive gas
There’s a type of red algae (or Rhodophyta) called Asparagopsis taxiformis that grows wild in warm, tropical waters.
It looks kind of fluffy or feathery… and some folks think it’s shaped like a Christmas tree.
In Hawaii, it’s known as “limu kohu,” or “misty moss”…
And its ancient civilization considered it so SUPREME… they allowed only the royalty (or ali‘i) to eat it!
Nowadays, Polynesians add it as a condiment to one of their most popular seafood dishes, poke.
It’s an authentic, local delicacy…
Because right now, the only way to get this rosy-hued seaweed is from the scuba divers who handpick it and the snorkelers who collect it.
And they try to keep the locations of where it grows a well-guarded SECRET.
But that hasn’t stopped scientists in the northeastern coastal areas of Australia from studying it…
And discovering that it can help cows stop burping.
Now, you’re not a cow…
But research like this almost always has to prove benefits in animal populations before they even get to humans.
And cows are NOTORIOUS for being gassy.
One 2016 study showed that adding this type of red algae to cows’ diet reduced the amount of the gas they produced by up to 99%.
And all it took was just a small amount.
It’s been proven to work in another type of ruminant, too — sheep!
It turns out that A. taxiformis contains compounds that stop gas production where it starts – in the stomach (or, stomachs).
That’s where food is fermented… and that fermentation process is what produces gas in animals of all types.
The gas – known as methane – comes out in the form of burps, belches, and embarrassing “toots” from your backend.
And when it DOESN’T come out… it can cause bloating and cramping that leaves you doubled over in pain.
The compound most likely to be responsible for inhibiting methane production is bromoform…
But you’d NEVER want to ingest bromoform on its own.
It’s too toxic in its purest form.
So, what we want is the WHOLE seaweed… or its essential oil, which contains bromoform.
There’s just one problem…
- taxiformis has NEVER been farmed before… ANYWHERE.
And it’s not currently available outside of the supply that’s been foraged from the wild.
So while you might find it at your local Hawaiian specialty grocer or restaurant… it’s not yet available in supplement form.
That might change soon, though… as scientists are discovering the antioxidant potential of A. taxiformis…
And how it shows MAJOR promise in demonstrating cytotoxic activity.
That’s right – this “gas guzzler” could be a cancer fighter, too
For now, eat it fresh or dried… and keep your ears open for when more researchers sit up and take notice of is health benefits for humans.