STRAIN TARGETS HOW IT WORKS PRODUCT PICK HOW MUCH?
Acidophilus CL 1285 Overall digestion Balances gut flora Bio K+CL 1285 Original Fermented Milk Contains 100 billion CFUs* per 3.5-oz. bottle. Drink 1/4-1 bottle/day.
L. acidophilus DDS-1 Stomach cramps and gas triggered by lactose intolerance Produces enzyme lactase and hydrogen peroxide Natren Mega Vegi-Dophilus Contains 2 billion CFUs per teaspoon. Start with 1/8 tsp/day and increase to 1 tsp/day.
L. rhamnosus GG Immune system Balances gut flora; inhibits growth of harmful bacteria Culturelle Contains 10 billion CFUs per capsule. Take one daily.
L. rhamnosus GR-1 and L. fermentum RC-14 Vaginal yeast infections Inhibits bacteria growth and yeast Jarrow Fem-Dophilus Contains 5 billion CFUs per capsule. Take one daily; increase to 2/day as needed.
L. plantarum 299v Pain and constipation associated with IBS Balances gut flora Good Belly Multi-Probiotic Fruit Drink Contains 20 billion CFUs per 2.7-oz. container. Drink one daily.
Saccharomyces boulardii Antibiotic-provoked diarrhea Balances gut flora Florastor Contains 5 billion CFUs per capsule. Take 6/day.
*Colony forming units