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Bifidobacterium longum is a probiotic concentrate.

  • Restores balance to intestinal microflora
  • Contributes to a healthy gastrointestinal system and resistance to infections
  • Regulates intestinal transit in people with constipation
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Bifidobacterium longum Probiotic Supplement

The Bifidobacterium longum probiotic is intended to regenerate intestinal flora. But with many probiotics on the market, you might wonder what makes this particular strain unique. We’ll explain, but first, it’s important to get a thorough understanding of what exactly Bifidobacterium longum is.

What is Bifidobacterium longum?

What is Bifidobacterium longum and why should you consider taking it?

Bifidobacterium was isolated for the first time in 1899 from a healthy, breastfed 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. Dozens of 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. Over the years, many studies have been performed, showing all the potential life-changing benefits of bifidobacterium longum.

Bifidobacterium longum Benefits

What does bifidobacterium longum do? 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, aging or alcohol consumption, in which case the health of the intestine and even the individual can be affected.

Probiotics such as bifidobacteria help to restore balance to intestinal microflora. More specifically, scientific research has shown that the Bifidobacterium longum BB536 benefits include:

You can take Bifidobacterium longum to boost just one system in your body or for better overall well-being. The effects of this supplement are far-reaching, with many benefits left to discover.

Bifidobacterium longum Side Effects

Is Bifidobacterium longum safe to take? With so many Bifidobacterium longum uses, many people are turning to this supplement for support. Whether you are taking Bifidobacterium longum BB536 for constipation or you’re looking to receive overall immune boost support from a Bifidobacterium longum probiotic supplement, you will find that it is generally safe to take.

And while the Bifidobacterium longum supplement is considered relatively safe, there are some people that should avoid taking it. Immunocompromised people, those suffering from organ failure or dysfunctional gut barrier should avoid taking Bifidobacterium longum BB536 probiotics.

To avoid adverse side effects, we recommend speaking with your physician about your daily regimen.

If you have any health condition or take prescription medications, it’s always best to talk with your healthcare professional before taking Bifidobacterium longum, or any other probiotic.

Additionally, you will want to avoid taking Bifidobacterium longum if you are pregnant or breastfeeding until more research is done. And to reduce the negative side effects of any supplement, it’s always wise to take it as directed. Follow all of the instructions on the package for the best results.

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.

Each capsule contains 25 mg of Bifidobacterium longum BB536† (2 billion micro-organisms*).

†BB536 is an active probiotic strain developed by Morinaga Milk Industry.
*90% stable when stored in the refrigerator.
Directions for use

Bifidobacterium longum BB536 Dosage

Our Bifidobacterium longum probiotic comes in a package with 60 capsules. We recommend taking three Bifidobacterium longum capsules daily. If you take as directed, one container will last 20 days.

To maintain potency, you should store this probiotic in the refrigerator. Otherwise, you may not receive all the benefits it offers. In fact, this formula remains 90 percent stable when stored in the refrigerator.

To aid digestion and provide a boost to your immune system, you want to take one capsule an hour before each meal. In other words, it’s best if you take it on an empty stomach.

Buy Bifidobacterium longum supplements to enjoy the many benefits of the Bifidobacterium longum BB536 strain, 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 physician.

Their efficacy can be enhanced by also taking prebiotics, such as Fructo-Oligosaccharides, which promotes probiotic growth. Prebiotics and probiotics work together in harmony to increase overall gastrointestinal health. Use this probiotic in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise for best results.

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It was recommended by my doctor.
SANDERS Patricia
My psychiatrist recommended bifidobaterium longum and lactobacillus acidophilus, each 1 billion CFU to help with my depression. It seems to be helping.
SANDERS Patricia
This probiotic in conjunction with another brobiotic improves the efficacy of my depression meds. This was recommended by my psychiatrist
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