Active ingredient

Saccharomyces boulardii

Saccharomyces boulardii is a type of yeast sourced from the skin of such plants as lychee and mangosteen. It supports the protection of the intestinal lining from harmful bacteria and promotes a healthy immune system and the continued function of the gastrointestinal barrier, as well as aids digestive enzymes for nutrient absorption and digestion.

Saccharomyces boulardii is considered to be a class of beneficial bacteria that stimulates the immune system and protects digestive health.

Saccharomyces boulardii is most commonly used for treating and preventing diarrhea, including infectious types such as rotaviral diarrhea in children. It has some evidence of use for other types of diarrhea, acne, and a digestive tract infection that can lead to ulcers.

Food sources rich in Saccharomyces boulardii

When initially discovered, S. boulardii was found to be in the fruits mangosteen and lychee. Outside of these foods, S. boulardii is hard to find in natural substances and is therefore most commonly consumed through food supplements.

It’ is recommended to actively include other friendly strain of bacteria in your diet alongside S. boulardii. You can get friendly strain of bacteria from kefir, sauerkraut and yogurt.

Bio-Kult products containing Saccharomyces boulardii

Bio-Kult S.Boulardii is recommended for maintaining a healthy digestive system and immune system support, during travel.

Did you know?

About 70% of the cellular component of the immune system is present as gut-associated lymphoid tissue.

Immune system is
gut microbiota

Information source:

Clinical reviews in allergy and immunology 'The gut microbiota and inflammatory noncommunicable diseases: Associations and potentials for gut microbiota therapies." (DOI:

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