Probiotics are not required to complete the same rigorous testing as prescription medications. Customers can not be sure if the product they are getting will do the work. Label can claim anything, facts may proof otherwise. It is important to choosing a product with proven results and studies behind it.
VSL#3 is a unique blend of live, freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria and bifidobateria.
Patients who suffer from ulcerative colitis benefit from VSL#3 bland. VSL#3 probiotic contains 450 billion bacteria in each sachet and 112.5 billion bacteria in each capsule. This is one of the highest concentration currently available, consisting of a set ratio of the following eight live bacterias: Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium infantis,Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Streptococcus thermophilus. These strains of probiotics are frequently occurring species in the human gut and are generally safe.
VSL is available in unflavoured or lemon flavoured powder sachets and capsules. VSL powder can be consumed by adding it to a non-carbonated, cold beverage of your choice such as water, juice, or milk. Taking VSL#3 while on antibiotics will reduce it effectiveness due to ability of antibiotics to destroy good bacteria. Patients starting VSL#3 can experience mild bloating. However, there are no other known side effects.While other probiotic formulas containing beneficial bacteria do not make it to the place they need to get and die going thru GI tract, VSL#3 probiotic are design to deliver and make it to the colon and completing it’s goal.
Canada regulations require all natural health products to undergo rigorous testing. VSL#3 Brand is approved and has Natural Product Number (NPN).