Probiotic Species Benefits and Uses

The Probiotics Species Benefits and Uses resource poster is designed to help you quickly see which health benefits and uses that each probiotic species has at a glance. 

Probiotics Species Benefits and Uses

What to look for in a probiotic: High (in the billions) CFUs (number of live organisms) "Viable through end of shelf life"
Probiotic Species/Strain Health Benefits/Uses
Streptococcus Thermophiles Lactose Digestion
Saccharomyces Boulardii Acute, antibiotic and traveler's diarrhea
L. Rhamnosus and L. Fermentum Proven to reduce eczema
L. Casei Antibiotic associated diarrhea
L. Acidophilus Vitamin K synthesis, UTI/Vaginal Infections, lactose digestion
L. Reuteri Diarrhea, Candida, UTI, promote oral health
L. Rhamnous GG Antibiotic associated traveler's diarrhea
B. Infantis Synthesis B vitamins, IBS/Ulcerative Colitis
L. Planetarium 299 IBS, Antibiotic associated diarrhea
L. Helveticus R0052 plus B. Longum These two taken together improve mood/anxiety
Note: S. Boulardii can be taken in between doses of antibiotics. It helps keep harmful bacteria from adhering to intestinal walls. 


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