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Garden of Life, Primal Defense, HSO Probiotic Formula, 180 Vegetarian Caplets

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180 Vegetarian Caplets
180 Vegetarian Caplets
90 Vegetarian Caplets
216 Vegetarian Caplets
  • Expiration Date: 02/2019
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.65 lbs
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  • Product Code: GOL-11156
  • UPC Code: 658010111560
  • Package Quantity: 180 Vegetarian Caplets
  • Dimensions:
    2.8 x 2.8 x 5.3 in, 0.55 lbs
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    Product Overview


    • Vegetarian • Gluten Free
    • Whole Food Dietary Supplement

    Primal Defense is a natural blend of 12 species of probiotics and Homeostatic Soil Organisms (HSOs), utilizing the Poten-Zyme process and delivered within a whole food matrix. The HSO probiotic blend in Primal Defense helps support normal gastrointestinal balance of good and potentially harmful bacteria to help maintain a balanced, healthy internal environment, and maximizes the benefits of a healthy diet by supporting normal absorption and assimilation of nutrients in the gut.

    Primal Defense is created using the following probiotic species or their enzymes:

    • Lactobacillus acidophilus
    • Lactobacillus rhamnosus
    • Lactobacillus salivarius
    • Lactobacillus plantarum
    • Lactobacillus paracasei
    • Lactobacillus casei
    • Lactobacillus brevis
    • Bifidobacterium bifidum
    • Bifidobacterium breve
    • Bifidobacterium lactis
    • Bifidobacterium longum
    • Bacillus subtilis
    • Saccharomyces boulardii

    Suggested Use

    Adults take 1 caplet 3 times per day with 8 ounces of water or juice. Best taken on an empty stomach. Begin with 1 caplet per day and gradually increase to suggested amount. Not intended for children.

    Other Ingredients

    Calcium carbonate, sodium croscarmellose, silica, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), rice maltodextrin, vegetable coating, bacterial proteases, probiotic cultures.

    Probiotics are cultured in dairy, which is generally consumed during the fermentation process.

    Contains no artificial colors or preservatives.

    This product is made with natural ingredients.


    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.

    Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.

    Color may vary from lot to lot.

    Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.

    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.

    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Caplet
    Servings per Container: 180
      Amount per Serving % Daily Value*
    Total Calories 0  
    Total Fat 0 g 0%
    Sodium 5 mg <1%
    Protein <1 g 2%
    Calcium 38 mg 4%
    Iron (from Ionic Plant Based Minerals) 2.3 mg 13%
    Proprietary HSO Probiotic Blend
    Barley Grass¹, Oat Grass¹, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium lactis, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium breve, Lactobacillus casei, Bacillus subtilis, Lactobacillus brevis, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus paracasei, Bifidobacterium longum
    610 mg +
    Ionic Plant Based Minerals 285 mg +
    * Percent Daily Values (DV) based on 2,000 calorie diet.
    + Daily Value not established.
    ¹ Produced using the Poten-Zyme fermentation process.
    iHerb Customer Reviews

    Wishing these could be made in softgel form...

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 10, 2015 | Verified Purchase

    These caplets are very hard to swallow. Once you get them down, they do help to balance your stomach.

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    Love these!!

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 10, 2014 | Verified Purchase

    I have Systemic Candidiasis, and these help immensely in controlling it. I hate to get personal but it changes the color of my poop to a green color, which is what it's supposed to do b/c the probiotic species in this brand colonizes. I was just about bed ridden due to my Systemic Candidiasis before taking these! I take 8 pills a day, which is a lot, but my candidiasis is acute, so that's the dosage that works best for me. I do divide the dose though, 4 pills at 4 am, and 4 pills at 4 pm. It def works better when the doses are divided as I tried taking them all at once and it did not work as well for me. Also, it is better to take the divided doses 12 hours apart as opposed to arbitrarily, as that was also something that I tried and did not work. I tried other probiotics over the years, but I always came back to these, as they work really well for me. I have a really old booklet about these pills, and in it , it recommends taking these in divided doses that are spaced equally apart. Also, I tried the Garden of Life Ultra, and it did not work half as well as these do. So, I hope they never discontinue these, b/c I don't know what I would do without them!

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    Primal Defense

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 28, 2014 | Verified Purchase

    I've been using this product well over 10 years. Works wonderfully well at balancing your digestive system.

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    This product deserves 5 stars!

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Nov 25, 2013 | Verified Purchase

    I can't begin to explain the amount of discomfort I have without using digestive enzymes (DE). These were recommended to me after I perused the enzyme shelves at a local food store. I used my first bottle and was hooked! These help the otherwise natural movement of digested foods through the system. They work wonders! I've suffered from undiagnosed IBS symptoms for years, I've gone to numerous conventional doctors who revert to giving me laxatives—I've tried them all! Some work, but most leave me more uncomfortable and have the reverse effect. I eat a well-balanced diet, I have for years. This supplement is a great addition to a natural diet. I've had stomach issues since I was a young girl. Enzymes work better than anything else I have tried, I love the Garden of Life brand because it's a real whole food blend. This blend of probiotics is the best I have found.

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    No result..

    Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 25, 2013 | Verified Purchase

    I was hoping so much, but it did not do anything.... Very disappointed... I think this kind of herbal or organic things are too weak for me because I am eating healthy, nutritiously rich Japanese food....

    Thanks for your feedback!