Ortho Biotic is a formula that has unique probiotic elements. The formula was created to deliver active organisms that help in promoting healthy gut microflora, protect intestinal integrity, and improves the function of the immune system.
Generally, ortho biotic is dietary supplements. The benefits of these capsules include supporting the digestion and absorption of micronutrients. It also supports bowel regularity along with maintaining gastrointestinal balance and increasing secretory immunoglobulin for enhanced immunity.
In this article, we have discussed the ingredients of Ortho Biotic Capsules and why were they chosen for the supplement.
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Benefits of the Ingredients
Lactobacillus Acidophilus (La-14)
Lactobacillus acidophilus is considered to be a beneficial strain consisting of bacteria which is usually found in the intestinal tract and mouth. It is also used in various dairy products as it helps in the production of acidophilus-type yogurt.
Lactobacillus acidophilus also helps in producing various carbohydrates such as lactic acid which is used in increasing the absorption and bioavailability of minerals. More ingredients include copper, magnesium, calcium, and manganese. The production of lactic acid improves health by creating a hostile environment for the microbes.
Furthermore, the reason Lactobacillus acidophilus strain is chosen in the Ortho Biotic is because of its survival attributes and strong adherence that helps in the gastrointestinal tract. It is demonstrated that this ingredient can tolerate gastric acid and bile salts that help in withstanding antibiotics. They include Tetracycline, Polymyxin, Ciproflaxin, etc.
Lactobacillus Paracasei (LPC-37)
Lactobacillus Paracasei is an ingredient that has been demonstrated to protect the body against the harmful effects of bacteria in the intestinal tract. Generally, lactobacillus paracasei reinforces and creates defense mechanisms in the intestinal tract that support the overall immune response. This is done by supporting cell production and secreting immunoglobulin. The reason it is chosen for the Ortho Biotic supplements is that it has the gastric acid-resistant ability.
Bifidobacterium Bilidum (Bb-02)
Bifidobacterium Bilidum is another active ingredient that is shown to effectively compete with harmful bacteria which includes E.coli, aureus, etc. This ingredient helps with the production of lactic acid and other acidic production that provides antagonistic actions to help maintain the balance of microflora and pathogens.
Bifidobacterium Lactis (BI-04)
Bifidobacterium Lactis is an element that is mainly found in the colon. A controlled trial done on this ingredient showed that Bifidobacterium lactis supports and balances the immune response for a good eight weeks. This ingredient should be taken in a supplement form by individuals who are hypersensitive to environmental allergies. Some studies have also shown that Bifidobacterium lactis helps in immune development and supports gastrointestinal health by reducing the permeability of the intestine.
Lactobacillus Plantarum (Lp-115)
Lactobacillus Plantarum is considered to be an extremely beneficial bacteria that are found to compete and act against lethal proteins and strains of Clostridium difficile and perfringens that boosts bacterial growth. It is a bacteria that is commonly found in foods such as pickles, brined olives, and sourdough. These foods are known as fermented foods. Some studies also show that these foods and the Lactobacillus Plantarum can boost the immune system.