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Dr. Ohhira's, Essential Formulas Inc., Probiotics, Original Formula, 60 Capsules1016 Reviews
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0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: EFI-12125
- UPC Code: 695927121251
- Package Quantity: 60 Capsules
- Dimensions: 4.2 x 2.2 x 2 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Complete Probiotic System with Live Cultures
- Discover the Dr. Ohhira Difference!
- Original Vegetarian Formula
- Dietary Supplement
- Certified Vegetarian
- 100% Vegetarian
- Blister-Packed to Ensure Product Integrity
It Takes Guts...
Developed by award-winning microbiologist Iichiroh Ohhira, Ph.D. and distinguished research scientists from Okayama University, Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics combines ancient Japanese fermentation artistry with modern technology. The Original Formula is fermented for three years using 12 strains of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) including TH10, Dr. Ohhira's proprietary LAB strain. The probiotics are encapsulated with their culture medium of nutritious fermented vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, and seaweed. This blend supplies a complete probiotic system including prebiotics, enzymes, micro-nutrients, and organic acids for a healthy digestive pH. Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics supports the individual's own unique flora, and promotes healthy nutrient absorption, metabolism, and immune response.
For best results take one (1) capsule twice a day on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 1 1/2 hours after meal) or as directed by your primary health care provider.
Temporary reactions such as minor bloating or a mild laxative or constipating effect are signs the beneficial bacteria are remodeling, detoxifying, and improving the gut environment. If such transition effects last more than 10 days, consult your health care provider.
Refrigeration not required.
Mountain spring water, safflower oil, beeswax, lecithin, capsule (tapioca processed from manihot utilissima root, glycerin, carrageenan and caramel color). Lactic acid bacteria used in fermentation: Bifidobacterium breve ssp. breve, bifidobacterium infantis ssp. infantis, bifidobacterium longum, enterococcus faecalis TH10, lactobacillus acidophilus, lactobacillus brevis, lactobacillus bulgaricus, Lactobacillus casei spp. casei, lactobacillus fermentum, lactobacillus helveticus ssp. jugurti, lactobacillus plantarum, streptococcus thermophilus.
Contains fermented soy. Soybeans used in long-term fermentation process are predigested and structurally modified to reduce or eliminate immunoreactivity to soy. Product does not contain milk, egg, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, wheat (gluten), peanuts or soybeans.
Contains no dairy or gluten.
Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or nursing, ask a health professional before use.
Tamper evident: Do not use if foil blister pack is broken.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Proprietary Fermented Culture—fermented culture medium of fruits, vegetables, mushrooms and seaweeds containing naturally occurring lactic acid bacteria, prebiotics, enzymes, bacteriocins and trace amounts of vitamins, minerals and amino acids||0.42 g||*|
|Proprietary Organic Acid Blend—citric acid, lactic acid, formic acid, acetic acid||1.27 mg||*|
|Proprietary Lactic Acid Bacteria Blend†||900 million CFU**||*|
|* Daily Value not established.
† Ingredients are fermented and processed for three years using 12 strains of lactic acid bacteria. All strains may not be present in final product.
** At time of manufacture.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Dr. Ohhira's probiotics were successful in curing my cystic acne. I have tried countless others, including Garden of Life. After 3 weeks, the changes in my skin were remarkable. After having tried everything including dangerous prescription meds plus dietary changes (no dairy, no refined sugars, no caffeine), nothing worked. I tried Dr. Ohhira probiotics based on another reviewer saying it helped her cystic acne, and I'm so glad I did. I just had to leave a review with the hopes that another desperate person with bad acne will read this and benefit from it. That's paying it forward. Best wishes to all.
When i first ordered this - Iherb did not list the two bacteria in its ingridients - these two can swing into good or bad (much like ohio in all elections) if you have a weak immune system - Entroccocus and Streptococcus can make you very very sick - i knew a lad who got hospitalized for a few weeks! I myself, had to take an antibiotic for a streptococcus attack which i got from a cheaper Probiotic by 21st Century, be careful with this - but i am going to send this back to iherb.