Garden of Life, Primal Defense, Powder, HSO Probiotic Formula, 2.86 (81 g)
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Shipping Weight:0.3 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Product Code: GOL-11125
- UPC Code: 658010111256
- Package Quantity: 2.86 (81 g)
2.9 x 2.9 x 3.1 in, 0.25 lbsSwitch to Metric units
|Combo Discount:||- $4.55|
- Helps Maintain Digestive Health & Regularity
- Whole Food Dietary Supplement
- Gluten Free
Primal Defense is a natural blend of 12 species of probiotics and Homeostatic Soil Organisms (HSOs), utilizing the Poten-Zyme process to deliver three billion live cells per day 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.
Adults take 1 scoop (1/3 teaspoon) 3 times per day with 8 ounces of water or juice. Best taken on an empty stomach. Begin with 1 scoop per day and gradually increase to suggested amount. Scoop included.
Silicon Dioxide (anti-caking), bacterial proteases, probiotic cultures.
The culture medium for probiotics is dairy; production of enzymes utilizes wheat, dairy and soy. Culture mediums are generally consumed during the fermentation process.
Contains no artificial colors or preservatives. Vegetarian. Gluten Free.
This product is made with natural ingredients: therefore color and taste may vary from lot to lot.
Not intended for children.
As with any dietary supplement consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing or under medical supervision.
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.
|Serving Size: 1 Scoop|
|Serving Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Iron (from Ionic Plant Based Minerals)||2.3mg||13%|
|Proprietary HSO Probiotic Blend
Barley Grass¹, Oat Grass¹, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium breve, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus brevis, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus subtilis, Lactobacillus paracasei, Bifidobacterium longum
|Ionic Plant Based Minerals||285 mg||+|
|* Percent Daily Values Based on 2,000 calorie diet
+ Daily Value not established.
¹ Produced using the Poten-Zyme Process.
² CFU count &at the time of manufacture based upon 3 scoops per day.
Primal Defense is created using the following probiotic species or their enzymes:
|Lactobacillus acidophilus||Lactobacillus casei||Bifidobacterium longum|
|Lactobacillus rhamnosus||Lactobacillus brevis||Bacillus subtilis|
|Lactobacillus salivarius||Bifidobacterium bifidum||Saccharomyces boulardii|
|Lactobacillus plantarum||Bifidobacterium breve|
|Lactobacillus paracasei||Bifidobacterium lactis|
A total lifesaver!
A total lifesaver!
I bought this product for my cat with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Since using this product,there has been a drastic change in her health. She isn't on conventional meds, just this and a few supplments. Before the Primal Defense I thought there was a chance we would lose her, not anymore. I also have a litter of kittens. 1 kitten became extremely ill, and I used the Primal Defense on the whole litter. The ill kitten recovered wonderfully, and the other kittens didn't get sick. They now take it daily. As do all of my cats. I also am able to give it to my kids, and husband, and our helath is improving! I highly recommend this product for humans and animals. I also loved how quickly iherb got it to me! Thanks for the excellent product and service.
Definitely better digestion
Posted by Reviewer1019614 on Feb 28, 2017
I like this product because it contains a little "grit". Humans evolved eating all sorts of things raw, right from the earth and our gut is still geared toward processing all manner of fiber. In the month I have used Primal Defense, I have noticed a big improvement in my formerly "unpredictable" tummy issues.
One of the most effective "probiotic" supplements in the world.
Posted by 5639410007776856587 on Sep 18, 2016
I feel this is one of the most effective "probiotic" supplements in the world (and even among the Garden of Life line) because of two simple factors: #1, how it makes myself and others feel [better], and #2: it was the original formula used by Dr. Jordan Rubin during his own healing (read "Patient Heal Thyself" and "The Maker's Diet"). I believe there is an entire chapter about "the black powder" (which subsequently became the "Primal Defense" product). Also, I prefer the powder (in pure water) and the original formula over the "Ultra" forms. Best regards, -Bryan.
read that soil based were better. not impressed
Posted by 5155283152820558990 on May 15, 2016
was using pb8 to control thrush. and on switching to this formula had a recurrence nearly immediately. also no good for kids as doesn't dissolve and looks like soil.
Primal Defense is the Best Defense!
Posted by 5231496214783765762 on Feb 26, 2016
I've been using this product to help with both a leaky gut and brain. It seems to be working well. It has L. Rhamnosus, which has been found to help with weight loss, and B. Longum, which helps the brain to balance itself. I even give a tad bit to both of my cats. I highly recommend this product and will keep using it.