Other FormsLactobacilius Lactobacilius acidophilus Lactobacilius bulgaricu Lactobacilius bulgaricus Lactobacilius casei Lactobacilius rhamnosus Lactobacilli Lactobacilli Acidophilus Lactobacillus Acidophilus Lactobacillus Acidophilus NCFM Strain Lactobacillus Acidophilus/Lactobacillus Casei Lactobacillus Bifidus Lactobacillus Blend Lactobacillus Gasseri Lactobacillus Group Lactobacillus Lactis Lactobacillus Paracasei Lactobacillus Reuteri Lactobacillus Rhamnosus Lactobacillus rhamnosus lystate powder Lactobacillus Salivarius Lactobacillus Sporogenes Lactobacilus Acidophilus Lactobacilus Blend
Lactobacillus is known by many names. The term refers to a group of gram-positive anaerobes bacteria. They are actually part of the lactic acid bacteria group as well. This bacteria makes up some of the 400 normal flora found in the human gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts. Lactobacillus can also be found in fermented food products like yogurt and cheese.'
Lactobacillus is a 'friendly' bacteria and necessary for a properly functioning body. Lactobacillus aids the body in metabolizing foods, absorbing nutrients, and preventing the colonization of pathogenic bacteria. The bacteria also help provide the body with growth factors.
Lactobacillus has many positive effects on the body. For more information, please see Acidophilus (probiotics).