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Garden of Life, Primal Defense, Ultra, Ultimate Probiotic Formula, 216 UltraZorbe Veggie Caps99 Reviews
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0.92 lbs (0.42 kg)
- Product Code: GOL-11410
- UPC Code: 658010114103
- Package Quantity: 216 UltraZorbe Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 3.2 x 3.2 x 5.2 in, 0.55 lbs (0.25 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Value Pack - 216 for the Price of 180!
- Whole Food Dietary Supplement
- 180 + 36 = 216
Primal Defense Ultra is the ultimate broad-spectrum probiotic formula, made to provide 15 billion live cells¹ per day and 13 species of beneficial cultures including Homeostatic Soil Organisms which support healthy bacteria counts and healthy pH levels in the gut. Included is Saccharomyces boulardii to support healthy intestinal epithelium lining integrity, the front line for the body's defense system, plus Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium probiotics to promote regular bowel function and immune health.
Primal Defense Ultra probiotics are delivered through our proprietary UltraZorbe capsules to provide faster and more complete dissolution than other vegetarian capsules, and are protected from damaging oxygen and moisture by our proprietary BioProtect System.
¹ CFU count at time of manufacture
Adults begin with 1 capsule per day with 8 oz of water or juice and gradually increase to 1 capsule 3 times per day. Best taken on an empty stomach. Not intended for children.
Vegetable capsule (cellulose), magnesium stearate (vegetable source), rice maltodextrin.
Probiotics are cultured in dairy, which is generally consumed during the fermentation process.
Vegetarian. Gluten free.
Contains no artificial colors or preservatives.
Caution: As with any dietary supplement, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, anticipate surgery, take medication on a regular basis or are otherwise under medical supervision.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place.
Keep out of reach of children.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call your doctor or poison control center immediately.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings per Container: 216|
|Amt Per Serving||%DV*|
|Iron (from Ionic Plant Based Minerals)||1.8 mg||10%|
|HSO Probiotic Blend (5 Billion CFU)¹
Saccharomyces boulardii, Barley Grass², Oat Grass², Lactobacillus plantarum, Bacillus subtilis, Lactobacillus paracasei, Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus brevis, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium breve, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus casei
|Ionic Plant Based Minerals||290 mg||+|
|* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2000 calorie diet
+ Daily Value not established
¹ CFU count at time of manufacture
²Produced using the Poten-Zyme fermentation process
iHerb Customer Reviews
Garden of Life sells one of the few brands of therapeutic grade probiotics in the U.S. If you are trying to heal your gut, this is a good one. Be sure to progress gradually though, and be aware of die off symptoms--which are obnoxious, but tell you it is working! I noticed some reviewers complained of these symptoms but didn't seem to realize why they were experiencing them. If you begin feeling fatigued, headachy, flu-ish, gastro-intestinal upset, moody, get rashy or acne, etc..., it means large numbers of pathogenic bacteria and yeast are dying in your body and your body is trying to get rid of the toxic load. Cut back to one less capsule, drink lots of water, and when you start feeling better, add a capsule again and give it another go. A therapeutic level is one capsule below what causes die off symptoms for you. Eliminating starches and complex sugars along with probiotic therapy will go very far in healing serious gut issues and seemingly unrelated issues to gut health (food allergies, learning and behavior problems, depression, auto-immune disorders, etc...). Read Gut and Psychology Syndrome, by Natasha Campbell McBride to learn more about gut health and it's influence on the brain and body.
I started taking 1 a day and 2 on a second day... and kept it at 4-5 by the end of the week. then quickly reduced it to only 1 pill a day. Even on 1 pill, I started feeling sleepy fatigued and drained. it feels like it's really irritating my stomach. I can take only 1 pill and i would feel fatigued for the whole day. I thought it was the die offs.. it partly is, however, I noticed my stomach started to hurt. I think this stuff was ready to cause heartburn. I did experience stomach burning and short episodes of acid reflux. (usually burning/cramp feeling leads to reflux due to digestion impairment) I have taken this product to manage stomach muscle spasms, it does seem to work to reduce spasms, side effects are not something I can deal with... since I have an chronic ulcer problems. I would not recommend that you don't have ulcer or sensitive stomach when taking this product. This product is not for everyone, I would recommend that you try a smaller volume of PD before you buy a stockpile.