4 Lactobacillus Acidophilus Uses (LA14, Rosell 52, NCFM® 8)


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What is Lactobacillus Acidophilus La14?

Lactobacillus Acidophilus La14 is a lactic acid bacterium that supports the vaginal microbiome. It acts like a probiotic, so it can also be used to prevent diarrhea. 

Research shows that Lactobacillus Accidophlis La14, when taken orally, may assist in increasing the good bacteria present in the vagina, aiding in the balance of bacteria present and supporting vaginal health for the better. Having more good bacteria present in the vaginal microbiome may help eliminate pathogens that may cause bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common STD.

However, more research is required to confirm these effects of Lactobacillus Accidophlis La14 on the vaginal microbiome.

In the video below, Dr. Eric Berg shares the benefits of Lactobacillus bacteria:

This is our recommended Probiotic Supplement with Lactobacillus Acidophilus:


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What is Lactobacillus Acidophilus Rosell 52?

The Lactobacillus Acidophilus Rossel 52 strain is a probiotic bacteria mainly used to support the gastrointestinal system because of its anti-pathogenic behavior. Although, it has also been used in immunity and mental health.

Studies have found Lactobacillus Acidophilus Rossel 52 to help treat the following:

While more research is required to confirm the effects of using Lactobacillus Acidophilus Rossel 52 to manage the following:

What is Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM® 8?

Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM® 8 is a probiotic bacteria mostly used to support general health and the gastrointestinal system because of its anti-pathogenic behavior. Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM® 8 is one of the most researched probiotics with over 45 clinical trials. These trials have identified its potential benefits in increasing immunity and preventing antibiotic-associated gut disorders.

Clinical trials have found Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM® 8 to help treat the following:

Although more research is required to confirm this effect, Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM® 8 has also boosted immunity.

What is Lactobacillus Acidophilus La5?

Lactobacillus Acidophilus La5 strain is a probiotic food supplement that can make the internal environment of the intestine less inhabitable to harmful pathogens. Lactobacillus Acidophilus La5 produces metabolites (lactic acid, acetic acid, and hydrogen peroxide) in the body.

Studies have found Lactobacillus Acidophilus la5 to help treat the following:

While more research is required to confirm the effects of using Lactobacillus Acidophilus La5  to manage the following

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4 Lactobacillus Acidophilus Uses (LA14, Rosell 52, NCFM® 8)
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