- Genuine microbial barrier against infection.
- Protects against gastrointestinal infections (diarrhoea, colitis).
- Effective at reducing episodes of constipation.
Bifidobacterium was isolated for the first time in 1899 from a healthy, breast-fed new-born baby. It was subsequently accepted as an independent genus of bacteria the main characteristic of which is to produce lactic acid and acetic acid as the principal products of glucose fermentation.
Isolated in 1977, the human bifidobacteria strain Bifidobacterium longum BB536, is the most widely-studied in terms of health benefits. Over 40 articles have been published in scientific journals, highlighting in particular, its role in improving the intestinal environment, helping to maintain a healthy immune system, fight infection, and promoting bone strength.
Intestinal microflora comprises over 100 species of beneficial, neutral or harmful bacteria - all in constant conflict with each other. Their number and balance can be upset by a wide variety of causes such as antibiotics or other drugs, stress, ageing or alcohol consumption, in which case the health of the intestine and even the individual in general, can be affected. Probiotics such as bifidobacteria help to restore balance to intestinal microflora. In particular, scientific research has shown that Bifidobacterium longum BB536:
The many benefits of the strain Bifidobacterium longum BB536 can be obtained by taking our supplement which is formulated in DR Caps for optimal absorption and bioavailability. Each capsule provides almost 2 billion microorganisms, with the recommended dose of three capsules a day delivering an exceptional 6 billion microorganisms. This dose can be adapted according to your needs and the advice of your therapist. These probiotics should be refrigerated in order to preserve their quality. Their efficacy can be enhanced by also taking prebiotics such as fructo-oligosaccharides which promote probiotic growth.
|Daily serving: 3 capsules
Number of servings per bottle: 20
|Quantity per serving|
|Bifidobacterium longum BB536 † (6 billion microorganisms *)||75 mg|
|Other ingredients: Acacia gum, white rice bran.|
For some years now, they’ve been causing a real buzz. Probiotics - the new wonder remedy for digestive upsets – also seem to offer endless other benefits for human health.
Taking probiotics is a natural way of reducing infection, fighting inflammation and improving digestion. But how long should you take them for?
More and more of you are asking us this question. Do probiotics need to be kept in the fridge in order to survive? And if so, does sending these same probiotics through the post mean they might die en route?