* Most people dislike the chalky, bubblegum taste of Pepto-Bismol
* Peppermint Tummydrops are a great alternative to the pink stuff
* These individually wrapped candies act like cough drops for upset stomachs
We don’t know about you, but we have so many questions about Pepto-Bismol. Why is it pink? Why does it turn your tongue black? But, most importantly, why does it taste so bad?
In fact, the main ingredient of Pepto-Bismol is bismuth subsalicylate, which is also known as pink bismuth. This is the ingredient that causes the liquid to be pink and reacts with sulphur to cause the occasional black tongue. It’s also a derivative of aspirin. Using pink bismuth as a stomach pain reliever has been around since the 18th century, but Pepto-Bismol itself was first introduced in the early 20th century. And since then, adults and children alike have held love it or hate it views on the chalky, bubblegum taste.
If you fall into the latter category and can’t stomach Pepto-Bismol, you’ve likely suffered through a stomach ache or two without respite. Luckily, you’ll not need to suffer any more with these Tummydrops by your side.
Tummydrops are essentially cough drops for upset stomachs. Made from all-natural ingredients, these drops contain a blend of peppermint oils and taste a whole lot better than Pepto-Bismol. Plus, they are made completely in the USA, and they are drug free, gluten-free and non-sedating.
As you may know, peppermint has been used for centuries to address digestive complaints. Keeping this natural remedy in mind, GI physicians created Tummydrops to treat morning sickness, upset stomachs, cramps, bloating, migraines and nausea. Sucking on just one drop will give you relief from most stomach pains.
This pack of great tasting Pepto-Bismol alternatives contains 30, individually wrapped drops. Throw a few in your purse or desk, so that you’re prepared for the next time an upset stomach rears its ugly head.