Lactobacillus Lacti: an image of a probiotic bacterium

Lactobacillus lactis

Bio-Live: All

Strain: W19, W58

Species: Lactobacillus lactis is a Gram-positive, non sporing and non motile bacterium.

Location in the body: The duodenum, ileum, cecum and colon.

This microbe produces: Lactic acid bacterium and GABA. Gamma-Aminobutyric acid or γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter found in the brain. GABA is a naturally occurring amino acid that works as a neurotransmitter blocking or inhibiting certain brain signals and decreasing activity in the nervous system. Researchers think GAMA may make a person calm or boost your mood.

History: The Lactobacillus lactis was discovered by Whitehead and Cox in 1935. It was the first genetically modified organism to be used alive for the treatment of human disease.

Found in: Cheese, plant material, pickles, buttermilk and fermented foods.

What does this microbe do? It produces lactic acid from sugars and it can secrete cytokine interleukin-10 for therapeutic intervention of inflammatory bowel disease.

Indications: Depression, skin health problems, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Quantity: Bio-Live: for prevention and treatment. Best before food. Adult: 10-20ml daily. Children: 5-15ml daily

 

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