Garden of Life, Primal Defense, Ultra, Ultimate Probiotic Formula, 180 UltraZorbe Veggie Caps
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- BioProtect Packaging System
- Whole Food Dietary Supplement
- 15 Billion Probiotic Cells¹ Daily
- 13 Beneficial Cultures with HSOs
- Supports Normal Intestinal Function & Regularity
Jordan Rubin formulated Primal Defense ULTRA to be the ultimate high potency, broad-spectrum probiotic formula.
- Delivers 15 billion probiotic cells¹ daily
- Formulated with 13 beneficial cultures, with HSOs
- Includes S. boulardii to nourish and support a healthy intestinal wall, the front line for the body's defense system
- Provides probiotic synergy and compatibility - Bacillus subtilis for promotion of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus beneficial bacteria growth
- Supports normal absorption and assimilation of nutrients
- Promotes healthy bacteria counts and pH levels in the gut
- Helps maintain a healthy intestinal bacterial balance
- Maintains intestinal comfort and health
- May help alleviate occasional gas, bloating or traveler's diarrhea
- Helps maintain a healthy, balanced immune system
- Thrives in the toughest digestive environments undeterred by stomach and bile acids
- Creates an inhospitable environment for antagonistic or undesirable microorganisms
- Supports normal digestion of dairy products
- BioProtect Packaging System for Optimum ingredient freshness and potency
¹ CFU count at time of manufacture
The Digestive Health Connection
All organs and systems rely on the health of the digestive tract. Proper digestion is essential for the body to absorb and utilize the nutrients it needs. In addition, 75% of the cells necessary for the immune system to function effectively are connected to the gastrointestinal tract.
Probiotics: Critical for Good Health
Probiotics ("Pro"= Positive, "Biotic"= Life) are living microflora that play a critical role in maintaining good health. Present in many live foods but destroyed by heat processing, live probiotic cultures populate the intestinal tract where they play a positive role in digestive and immune health.
Broad Spectrum Protection
Primal Defense ULTRA is the ultimate broad-spectrum probiotic formula, made to provide 15 billion live cells¹ per daily amount and 13 species of beneficial cultures including soil-based probiotics called Homeostatic Soil Organisms (HSOs). Primal Defense ULTRA nourishes and supports healthy intestinal epithelium lining integrity, the front line for the body's defense system, and promotes healthy intestinal comfort and function.
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.
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.
Caution: As with any dietary supplement consult your health care practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing or under medical supervision.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place.
If you are currently undergoing HIV treatment, chemotherapy, or allograft therapy, do not use before consulting your physician. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 180|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV*|
|Iron (from Ionic Plant Based Minerals)||1.8 mg||10%|
|HSO Probiotic Blend (5 Billion CFU)¹
Saccharomyces boulardii, Barley Grass ², Oat Grass ², 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 a 2000 calorie diet
+ Daily Value not established
¹ CFU count at time of manufacture.
² Produced using the Poten-Zyme fermentation process.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have tried many different probiotics to try to deal with my ulcerative colitis but this is the only one that has really helped. Before using this product I was advised that I should have my colon removed. I have now been taking it for almost 2 months and am now seeing positive results. Beware that this product is quite powerful - I had to work up slowly to 12 capsules/day and had a few hiccups along the way but now I am seeing the benefits.
I have been taking probiotics for many years now to combat systemic candidiasis. I was a little skeptical about this one when I saw the color of the capsules (brownish green) but it has been excellent at keeping a healthy balance in my system. I can definitely tell when I have missed a day or two. It has done more for me than the others I have tried.
Posted by Reviewer2101650 on Apr 28, 2014
We've been using this product for years and consider it the most important supplement we take. Helps improve digestion and seems to boost immunity. Love it.
Posted by energetyx on Aug 28, 2013
Good product. The L.plantarum is also said to work well as a starter culture for fermented vegetables. Just empty a couple of capsules into some warm water with a little honey and leave for 15 minutes, then add this to vegetables you're making.
Broad spectrum probiotic
Posted by 5241285211926225447 on Jun 13, 2013
My naturopath was impressed at how broad the range of probiotics were in this formula. It is however, weaker than I need right now as I am trying to heal from leaky gut syndrome. Once I am, he said it is a great maintenance product. So if you feel generally well, this is probably a great addition to your diet.
Posted by Healingbyrosie on Aug 18, 2012
I liked this product and used it for about a year. I found it quite effective from what I had tried before from the health stores in Australia. It seemed to work a lot better. However I started to feel like I had to take 2-4 (usually 4) per day in order to get the effectiveness that it started with . I have since moved on to Culturelle however I am planning to find a product that is much higher quality. I don't really trust the packaging claims on either product as they state the amount of bacteria present at the time of production. They don't guarantee that this amount is alive at the time you ingest the pill. I have since researched and found that a lot, if not most of them die before even reaching your mouth. I am going to switch to fermenting a lot of foods and using a probiotic that has been tested to have a high bacteria count at ingestion when I can afford it.
Help with UC
Posted by gabemom on Jul 11, 2012
My husband was diagnosed with UC (Ulcerative Colitis) for many years now. The first time it flared up really bad, I bought this plus AMP (Aloe Molocure) and after taken these for 1year +, he was in remission of UC for 5 years, before the problem came back again. Since UC is also triggered by stress and food habits. And as human, we slipped from time to time.. So this time around, I purchased this again and as usual, it works wonder for UC.. The most comprehensive probiotics in the market even though it is a bit pricey.