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Designs for Health GI Revive Powder

Comprehensive support of gastrointestinal health and function

Patients with poor gut integrity easily develop food sensitivities and may have compromised nutrient assimilation.
 GI Revive is a convenient, crystalline powder that mixes easily into any beverage or other functional food powder.
Capsule or powder provides therapeutic levels of L-glutamine, N-acetyl-glucosamine, MSM, DGL, slippery elm, marshmallow, chamomile, okra, TOA-free cat's claw, quercitin, and mucin for comprehensive support of optimal gastrointestinal health. Prunus and citrus pectin are included to aid regularity.

Please see GI Revive customer reviews below. 
Serving Size 7.5 grams (approx. two teaspoons)
Servings Per Container 30
Amount Per Serving

L-Glutamine 1500 mg
N-Acetyl Glucosamine 1000mg
Citrus Pectin 1000mg
Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) (Glycyrrhiza glabra)(root) 400mg
Aloe Vera Extract (Aloe barbadensis)(leaf) 300mg
Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva)(bark) 200mg
Mucin 200mg
Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)(root) 100mg
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)(flower) 100mg
Okra Extract (Abelmoschus esculentus)(fruit) 100mg
Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)(bark) 100mg
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 100mg
Quercetin 100mg
Prune Powder 100mg
Zinc Carnosine 75mg

Other Ingredients: Natural peach flavor (xylitol, silicon dioxide, xanthan gum, citric acid, soy lecithin, stevia [leaf] extract, beta carotene [color]), decaffeinated black tea (Camellia sinensis)(leaf).

Recommended Use: As a dietary supplement, take 7.5 grams (approx. two teaspoons) per day, or as directed by your health care practitioner.

Contains: Shellfish (crustaceans, mollusks). Individuals with shellfish allergies should check with their health care practitioner before taking GI-Revive.

There is concern that use of N-acetyl glucosamine products derived from exoskeletons of of shrimp, lobster, and crab might cause reactions in people allergic to shellfish, although no reactions have been reported as of August 2009. Until more is known, and because the source of N-acetyl glucosamine products is not listed on product labels, use N-acetyl glucosamine with caution in people with shellfish allergy. There is also some evidence that patients with shellfish allergy can safely take glucosamine products.

Read customer questions and answers about Nutrition Basics on our blog.


  • Rejuvenates intestinal mucosal health
  • Promotes proper intestinal permeability (appropriate for Leaky Gut)
  • Provides healing for ulceration and inflammation
  • Promotes regularity and healthy bowel function

    GI-Revive Features:
    Now with Zinc-carnosine
    Zinc-carnosine was added to this formulation due to the exciting new literature that has been emerging showing the impressive mucosal protective and anti-ulcerative properties of zinc-carnosine, including the ability to protect the intestinal lining against damage due to indomethacin and other strong anti-inflammatory medications often associated with intestinal mucosal damage.


  • The most important nutritional substance for healthy intestinal cells. It is one of the most commonly used amino acids in the body to repair tissues, particularly high turn-over tissue such as the epithelial cells of the intestinal lining. Supplemental L-glutamine has been shown to have immunomodulatory, anticatabolic/anabolic and gastrointestinal mucosal-protective actions. It may also have antioxidant activity as it is a precursor for glutathione synthesis. Under stress, the body relies on glutamine to help meet its extra energy needs. Supplemental L-glutamine is used in medical foods for such stress situations as trauma, cancer, infections and burns.

    Glutamine deficiency can cause severe intestinal degradation and supplementation can enhance intestinal healing and repair. L-glutamine is essential in maintaining proper intestinal permeability, and avoiding leaky gut syndrome. Leaky gut syndrome can result in increased toxic and allergy exposure, systemic inflammation, and autoimmune disease.

    MSM and Quercitin
    These antiinflammatory substances can reduce the chronic inflammation which is often the reason why the intestinal lining becomes damaged and leaky. Quercitin can also provide direct antiinflammatory action by stabilizing intestinal mast cells and can improve tissue health through its antioxidant functions.

    N-acetyl-glucosamine and MSM

  • Provided to aid in the production of health supportive structures for the cells of the intestinal lining. The increased production of glycosaminoglycans (GAG's), which can occur as a result of supplementation of these nutrients, can help support proper mucosal health and reduce intestinal permeability. In studies on mice, Dr. Michael Demetriou and colleagues with the UC Irvine Center for Immunology found that N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which is similar but more effective than the widely available glucosamine, shows potential to help those suffering from autoimmune diseases by inhibiting the growth and function of abnormal T-cells that incorrectly direct the immune system to attack specific tissues in the body, such as brain myelin in MS and insulin-producing cells of the pancreas in diabetes. Study results appear a 2007 paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. This study comes on the heels of others showing the potential of GlcNAc in humans. One previous clinical study reported that 8 of 12 children with treatment-resistant autoimmune inflammatory bowel disease improved significantly following two years of treatment with GlcNAc. No significant adverse side effects were noted.

    DGL, Slippery Elm, Marshmallow, Chamomile, Okra, and TOA-free Cat's Claw
    These mucilaginous and relaxing herbs can provide comprehensive enhancement of intestinal function by coating and soothing the intestinal lining, promoting the healing of ulcers and inflamed tissue, and reducing cramping by relaxing the intestines. GI Revive contains this impressive comprehensive blend of botanicals that have a long traditional use in gastrointestinal disorders.


  • A glycoprotein, normally secreted by the intestinal epithelial cells, containing sialic acid and N-neurominic acid. Mucin can serve to coat the intestinal lining and to neutralize intestinal antigens, along with sIgA, reducing the inflammation and tissue damage caused by food allergy, intestinal infection and dysbiosis.

    Prunus and Citrus pectin

  • Included to safely aid in regularity without the caustic and damaging effects of commonly used herbal laxatives such as Cassia marilandica (senna) and Rhamnus purshiana (cascara sagrada).

    1. Klimberg, V. Suzanne, M.D., et al. Prophylactic Glutamine protects the intestinal mucosa from radiation injury. Cancer 1990, July 1;66(1):62-68.
    2. Hickson R, et al. Glutamine prevents downregulation of myosin heavy chain synthesis and muscle atrophy from glucocorticoids. Am J Physiol 1995 Apr;268(4 Pt 1):E730-E734.
    3. Noyer CM, Simon D, Borczuk A, Brandt LJ, Lee MJ, Nehra V. A double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study of glutamine therapy for abnormal intestinal permeability in patients with AIDS. Am J Gastroenterol 1998;93(6):972-5.
    4. Foitzik T, Stufler M, Hotz HJ, Klinnert J, Wagner J, Warshaw AL, Schulzke JD, Fromm M, Buhr HJ. Glutamine stabilizes intestinal permeability and reduces pancreatic infection in acute experimental pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg. 1997;1(1):40-47.
    5. Herschler RJ. Dietary and pharmaceutical uses of methylsulfonylmethane and compositions comprising it. United States Patent 4,514,421:April 30, 1985.
    6. Hutter JA et al., Anti-inflammatory C-glucosyl chromone from Aloe barbadensis. In: JNP 59(5):541-543, 1996.
    7. Langmead L, et al. Antioxidant effects of herbal therapies used by patients with inflammatory bowel disease: an in vitro study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther., 2002 Feb;16(2):197-205.
    8. Hough L, Jones JK, Hirst EL. Chemical constitution of slippery elm mucilage; isolation of 3-methyl d-galactose from hydrolysis products. Nature, 1950 Jan; 165(4184):34.
    9. Lengsfeld C, Titgemeyer F, Faller G, Hensel A. Glycosylated compounds from okra inhibit adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to human gastric mucosa. J Agric Food Chem. 2004; Mar 24;52(6):1495-503.
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    20. Mahmood A, FitzGerald AJ. Zinc carnosine, a health food supplement that stabilizes small bowel integrity and stimulates gut repair processes. Gut. 2007 Feb;56(2):168-75. Epub 2006 Jun 15
    21. Odashima M. Zinc L-carnosine protects colonic mucosal injury through induction of heat shock protein 72 and suppression of NF-kappaB activation. Life Sci. 2006 Nov 10;79(24):2245-50. Epub 2006 Aug 2.
    22. Mikami K, Otaka M, Watanabe D. Zinc L-carnosine protects against mucosal injury in portal hypertensive gastropathy through induction of heat shock protein 72. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Nov;21(11):1669-74.
    23. Morgan R, Gao G, Pawling J, Dennis JW, Demetriou M, Li B. N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase V (Mgat5)-mediated N-glycosylation negatively regulates Th1 cytokine production by T cells. J Immunol. 2004 Dec 15; 173(12):7200-8.
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    Customer Reviews
    Average Rating on 20 Reviews
    (05 stars in 20 rating(s))
    5 star rating GI Revive 5/12/2013 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Leslie from New Orleans.
    It has literally gotten rid of my acid reflux.

    5 star rating GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH) 5/3/2013 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Katie from CA.
    It really helps my indigestion problem

    5 star rating Review 3/15/2013 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by SuC from New Jersey.
    GI Revive helped heal my various intestinal problems. I no longer suffer from acid reflux, Burlington, belching, or abdominal pain. Of course, I have to stay away from the foods that I have allergies to. A quality product that I received quickly. I.am pleased with!

    5 star rating Products 10/17/2012 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Pulse22 from Bellevue Ne.
    Gi Revive is a great product, all products are easy to order and I have never had a problem. Products ship on time and I always receive email when the order is placed and when it ships and always a follow up. Rockwell Nutrition is the real deal, and a great company!

    5 star rating Gi revive, a soothing and repairing product 7/1/2012 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Christelle R. from Pacifica, Ca..
    I was advised by my naturopathic doctor to try this product to repair and rebuild the mucosa of my colon.I have been using GI revive for 2 months now and I am very pleased with the results. I will recommend this product for anyone dealing with diverticulosis.

    5 star rating GI Revive review 5/11/2012 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Coop from Napa.
    GI revive works just how it was designed. I received my order quickly and it was packaged well.

    5 star rating Great product 7/10/2011 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by J Perez from Astoria, NY.
    GI Revive has helped get my GI problems straightened out.

    4 star rating GI-Revive 5/30/2011 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)4
    Reviewed by Eve from Bridgehampton, New York.
    I've heard great reports on GI revive and I've been using it for about two months, but I haven't noticed any benefits in my GI tract yet. I have bad candida and find it difficult to stay away from sweets. Great sweet taste, added to smoothies or mixed with water.

    5 star rating It works 4/18/2011 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by John from Milford / CT.
    I don't quite know what it does - but this along with Paleofiber and L Glutamine; are doing wonders for my colon. Very happy & thankful.

    5 star rating gentle and effective 9/20/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Sarah from Southbury, CT.
    I find this product has helped to rebuild and repair. It is very supportive to my system.

    5 star rating GI Revive 8/18/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Lori Young from Medina, Ohio.
    I take this for healing my small intestine after having severe bacterial overgrowth. This has everything I need instead of having to take many products.

    4 star rating Everything I need in one powder 7/20/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)4
    Reviewed by Janet from Round Lake, Illinois.
    I have IBS and some allergys. After reading a review on this product I decided to try it. It has everything I was taking seperately and more. I love the taste and I feel my body really likes this product. I have taken it for 3 months.

    5 star rating It works!! 6/14/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Maria from Baltimore, MD.
    My son has been taking this for about 6 months and it has helped tremendously with his stomach issues.

    5 star rating Delicious? Are you serious!? 4/24/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Peter B from Dallas, TX.
    Delicious is surely not a word I would use to describe the taste of this product, unless you have a hankering for something that tastes like a cross between sour dandelion weed, mustard seed and black licorice. Becomes semi-palatable mixed with applesauce. Seems to have some beneficial effects, although having been on it for only 2 weeks it's too early to make any definitive pronouncements.

    5 star rating Delicious and soothes stomach 2/17/2010 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Scott from Perkasie.
    I discovered I had food sensitivities (leaky gut), and my doctor gave this, and several other supplements. Besides the fact it's healing the lining of my stomach, it is delicious, and like the other commenter, I could drink it all day too! The key is to properly mix it and not drink unmixed dry pieces. It's a serious medicine - not kool aide!

    4 star rating GI-Revive 11/28/2009 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)4
    Reviewed by Jim from Colorado Springs, CO.
    GI-Revive has definitely has helped heal my GI track and taken the inflamation and irratation away.

    4 star rating Good product 3/1/2009 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)4
    Reviewed by Lynn from Belmont, MA.
    I usually add this to a smoothie for myself or my kids if we have been experiencing any stomach discomfort. It seems to help with the GI irritation.

    5 star rating Love the taste! 11/9/2008 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Annika R from Miami Beach, FL.
    I saw the comment by Celiac Girl on the taste and had to add my own review. This is one product of which I LOVE the taste. It''s like a lightly sweetened peach ice tea with a hint of licorice. I could drink it all day! :) Not to mention it really helps any sort of stomach discomfort and for healing of the GI.

    1 star rating Yuck! 10/23/2008 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)1
    Reviewed by Celiac Girl from New York, NY.
    This product has such an awful taste when mixed with water. I gagged several times while trying to take it. IT doesn''t seem to mix well and you get globs of powder. I am really good at taking things- but this was just plain awful! I have Celiac Disease and drank this after getting glutened- it wasn''t very helpful with my bloating and stomach pains- certainly not for the price. I would try something else before using this- at least for Celiac Disease complications. Not worth the money!

    5 star rating GI Revive Review 8/4/2008 GI Revive 225g powder by Designs For Health (DFH)5
    Reviewed by Andrea T from Wayne Pennsylvania.
    I would recommend this product to anyone who wants to heal digestive problems. I have been pleased with the results. The flavor is good. I just add it to water and I find the taste pleasant.

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