Description: Gastrok i s a vegetable charcoal and liquorice-based paste complementary feed. It can be useful to sustain horses’ gastric well-being, especially during transports, when their stomachs need particular care and protection.
When to use Gastrok:
Gastrok can be useful:
- To maintain gastric physiological conditions
In case of abdominal gas
In case of loss of appetite
Before transports, to keep the stomach busy digesting a liquorice-based gel
In case of dull and bristly coat
In case the horse's diet is rich in starches
Properties of its constituents: Vegetable charcoal has been used since time immemorial to reduce intestinal gases and solve disorders related to such gases (49). The extract of liquorice was well-known for its beneficial effects even in Ancient Greece pharmacopoeia and its role in counteracting gastric disorders has been acknowledged by phytotherapy literature (50,51).
Instructions for use: Use one syringe of Gastrok per day for 12-15 consecutive days. If you are planning a long transport, use one syringe of Gastrok per day during the 5 days before departure. Use one syringe of Gastrok 2 hours before leaving for a transport.