6 Lactobacillus Plantarum Benefits (DR7, LP115, 299v, JBC5)


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What is Lactobacillus Plantarum DR7?

Lactobacillus Plantarum DR7 is a probiotic strain used to support the gut microbiome in individuals suffering from chronic stress. The gut microbiome comprises all the microbes present in the gut. It is essential in controlling digestion and aiding the immune system against harmful bacteria.

Research has already established a positive connection between the gut microbiome and stress levels. 

Studies on Lactobacillus Plantarum DR7 show that it may lower stress levels and modulate bowel movement in stressed adults. It is believed to achieve these results by regulating cortisol levels in the body during high-stress levels.

Interestingly, one study also discovered that Lactobacillus Plantarum DR7 improved upper respiratory tract infections by enhancing immune and inflammatory parameters.

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What health benefits does Lactobacillus Plantarum Lp115 have?

Based on the data gathered through research, Lactobacillus Plantarum Lp 115 has the following health benefits:

  1. Well suited for intestinal sustenance 
  2. Elevated tolerance to acid and bile makes it ideal for maintaining gut health 
  3. Immune modulation 
  4. It may improve specific immune responses; it may influence immune regulation
  5. It may decrease important cardiovascular risk factors, such as glucose and homocysteine
  6. It may reduce the risk of postoperative infections

What are the benefits of Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v?

The benefits of Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v were observed in a study are reduction in abdominal pain, normalization of stool, prevention of diarrhea among patients on antibiotic treatment, and help in managing the symptoms of Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

The same study also concluded that Lactobacillus Plantarum 299v benefits oncology as it may reduce intestinal injury and inflammation after external radiation and enhance the intestinal mucosa’s immunological status.

What is the recent finding of Lactobacillus Plantarum strain JBC5?

In an animal study conducted in January 2022, researchers found that the Lactobacillus Plantarum JBC5 strain may be a next-generation probiotic. 

Lactobacillus Plantarum JBC5 was able to increase the mean lifespan of worms by roughly 28%; it was able to achieve this by improving the quality of gut functions. Moreover, it increased the worm’s resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses such as heat, oxidative, and pathogen stresses. It also improved the cognitive functions of the worms.

Can Lactobacillus Plantarum HEAL9 be used to manage stress?

A study showed that individuals suffering from chronic stress showed significant improvements when administered Lactobacillus Plantarum HEAL9 for four weeks. These improvements were observed through an acute stress test involving a VR interview and a mathematical problem.

Although more research is required to use this probiotic as a treatment for chronic stress, this study of probiotics gives the use of probiotics in supporting mental health a new perspective.

What properties does Lactobacillus Plantarum 6595 have?

Studies have shown Lactobacillus Plantarum 6595 to have immune and gastro-supporting properties. One study showed that Lactobacillus Plantarum 6595 reduced bacterial translocation and intestinal permeability in patients suffering from acute pancreatitis. 

Another study concluded that intaking Lactobacillus Plantarum 6595 might promote a healthy intestinal environment by improving their nutritional status and increasing the population and sustenance of health-promoting bacteria.

Lactobacillus Plantarum 6595 has also been observed to have anti-inflammatory properties.

How can a Lactobacillus Plantarum PS128 supplement help athletes with physical recovery?

A Lactobacillus Plantarum PS128 supplement can help athletes recover as it has anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory properties. Studies have shown these properties to help in the following:

A study has been conducted on these effects of Lactobacillus Plantarum PS128, in which 8 runners were given Lactobacillus Plantarum PS128 supplement twice daily for four weeks. The runners then tested them for exercise capacity. This study, being placebo-controlled, was performed in two groups of eight. 

The results showed the probiotic group to have better muscle recovery and lower muscle damage.

What effect does oral consumption of Lactobacillus Plantarum Lp8 have on the body?

According to a study, oral consumption of Lactobacillus Plantarum Lp8 could improve the body’s gastrointestinal health. However, some of these results were temporary and gradually faded once researchers stopped the administration of Lactobacillus Plantarum Lp8.

Furthermore, these results were also age-related.

What effect does the administration of Lactobacillus Plantarum WCFS1 have on the body?

According to a study, the administration of Lactobacillus Plantarum WCFS1 may inhibit the decline of the mucus barrier in the colon; this can help fight infection and keep the large intestine healthy.

Although these results were weak compared to other strains of Lactobacillus Plantarum and further research might be needed to confirm these benefits.

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6 Lactobacillus Plantarum Benefits (DR7, LP115, 299v, JBC5)
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