Optimal gastrointestinal tract functioning is vital to the absorption of nutrients, elimination of waste, and proper immune function. Many veterinarians consider gut function and especially good gut ecology - maintaining a healthy balance of gut flora - to be a key component to overall animal health. Many situations can contribute to an imbalance in the microbial flora of the digestive tract, including an unhealthy diet, inadequate digestive enzymes, and the use of prescription and OTC drugs.
In women's health, increasing recognition is being given to the relationship between gut flora and vaginal flora; i.e., a healthy balance of gut flora has corresponding benefit to the vaginal flora, a relationship that may have implications for equine reproductive health.
Fatty acids have been used for centuries to help maintain a healthy balance of the microorganisms that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract. Over the last 50 years, fatty acids have shown demonstrated effectiveness in supporting a healthy gut flora in a number of studies. Undecylenic acid (10-undecenoic acid) is an eleven-carbon, mono-unsaturated fatty acid. While several fatty acids have beneficial effects on the flora that naturally inhabit the gastrointestinal tract, undecylenic acid's effect is the most potent.
SF722VET contains undecylenic acid in a base of pure, extra virgin olive oil. SF722VET aids in the establishment of healthy intestinal tract and reproductive tract flora.
10-Undecenoic Acid 50 mg
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Gelatin (from tilapia) and Glycerin (veg- etable source) gelcap.
Cats: 2 gelcaps daily
Dogs: 3 gelcaps per 25 lbs body weight daily