L Rhamnosus

Found in the human stomach, as well as the digestive and urinary tracts, this exceptionally acid- and bile-resistant strain was first isolated in human intestines. L. rhamnosus studies have shown the strain to be beneficial to normal digestive health with its ability to extinguish harmful microbes while providing support to the immune system. For centuries, lactobacilli have been key ingredients in the fermentation of dairy products, such as yogurt. Twentieth century studies revealed the beneficial effects of this strain on the human body, particularly its ability to suppress disease and infection.
A very well- known probiotic bacterium is Lactobacillus rhamnosus. This bacterium is very beneficial for the human intestinal tract and it is believed to also have a very great importance for the immune system, especially when it comes to combating intestinal and urinary infections.
When it comes to the immune system, the gut contributes a lot. As Lactobacillus rhamnosus can survive in the acid environment from the digestive system, it can easily stimulate the production of antibodies that helps the entire human body and also assist in the process of phagocytosis through which the body fights bacteria.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus is able to survive the extreme acidic environment of the digestive tract and colonizes along the intestinal lumen. Once established, it balances the microflora along the walls of the gut while working on many levels. After it has colonized the intestines, it gives off acids, hydrogen peroxide, creating a non-alkaline and unfriendly environment for many bad bacteria. Lactobacillus rhamnosus works in the uro-genital tract to stop pathogenic (unhealthy) agents from adhering to the surface walls. It does this by excreting biosurfacants.

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