Probioflor Plus

(30 capsules)

Probioflor Plus is a combined pre- and probiotic preparation (synbiotic) containing selected strains Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus acidophilus, bifidobacterium, Streptococcus thermophilus, and inulin, but in very high concentration, which is 45 billion CFU per capsule.

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Description

According to the definition adopted by the World Health Organisation the probiotics are “Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts conferring a health benefit on the host”. Prebiotics are non-digestible substances that when consumed provide a beneficial physiological effect on the host by selectively stimulating the favorable growth or activity of a limited number of indigenous bacteria. Synbiotics refer to nutritional supplements combining probiotics and prebiotics in a form of synergism, hence synbiotics.

The lactic acid bacteria are famous for their role as major biological regulators of the gastrointestinal tract and antagonistic effect against pathogenic microorganisms. They neutralise food mutagens produced in colon, alleviate allergic reactions, and lower serum cholesterol. Consumption of probiotics containing yoghurt bacteria L. bulgaricus and S. thermophilus can reduce the incidence and severity of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Strains of Lactobacillus bulgaricus exhibit profound immunostimulatory and immunomodulatory effects, activate the gut mucosal immunity, induce cytokine response, and reduce the risk of allergic diseases. Recently, a cytoprotective agent produced L. bulgaricus, which might contribute to its well known antiproliferative, antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic activity was discovered. Additionally, L. bulgaricus cultures can provide a source of dietary antioxidants.

Probioflor Plus is considered the most powerful combined probiotic, prebiotic, symbiotic WORDWIDE, which can give maximum strength, energy, and resistance to infections. 

The microbial strains included in ProbioFlor Plus® as well as in any other product of Rm and Biomed Ltd. comprise only of bacteria which are not genetically modified, isolated from ecologically preserved natural sources.

The macufacturer is a member of the European Food and Feed Culture Association and the EU-funded Lactic Acid Bacteria Industrial Platform.

Specifications-characteristics-indications of the product

  • A Swiss formula vegetarian safe with no side effects
  • 45 billion CFU per capsule
  • 30 capsules in non-porous nitrogen filled bottle
  • Optimizes your immune and digestive system
  • Patented blend includes 3 unique strains of Lactobacillus bulgaricus
  • Formulated for fast reproduction of the GI system
  • Isolated from plants and natural resources in highly protected ecological areas
  • Inulin prebiotic from green plants aids the growth of the ‘good bacteria’ in the GI system
  • Support your body’s immune system 
  • Promote correct digestion and absorption of food nutrients
  • Help regulate normal blood cholesterol levels
  • Help relieve lactose intolerance
  • Help fight stress related conditions
  • Prevent constipation, bloating, diarrhea, and flatulence
  • Overcome skin problems

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