S. boulardii probiotic

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Having a bout of diarrhoea? Bizarre as it may sound, research suggests that a natural yeast called Saccharomyces boulardii may be able to come to your rescue. This particular probiotic may help reduce the runs. S. boulardii has a sticky outer membrane which attaches itself to bacteria which can be harmful to us, such as E. Coli and Salmonella, and removes them from the system – naturally. One particular study showed it to be as fast and effective as some anti-diarrhoeal medications, but yet it is a completely natural supplement. S. boulardii is one of the most researched probiotics in the world.

What You'll Need

  • Saccharomyces boulardii

What You'll Do

Tips & Warnings

  • Note: Although as a professional I have found that S. boulardii can be effective for diarrhoea, I wouldn't class this as a 'cure.' For reference: 1. McFarland, L.V. & Bernasconi, P. (1993) Saccharomyces boulardii: A Review of an Innovative Biotherapeutic Agent. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease; Vol. 6 pp. 157-171.
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