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Lactobacillus casei


Lactobacillus casei is a bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It is a probiotic bacterium that is considered beneficial to human health.

source in food

Lactobacillus casei can be found in a variety of foods, including fermented dairy products like yogurt, kefir, and sour milk, fermented vegetables like sauerkraut and kimchi, fermented grains like rice and wheat, and fermented fruits like apple cider and apple cider vinegar.

Recommended daily dose

There is no universally accepted recommended daily allowance for Lactobacillus casei. However, some studies have shown that a daily intake of 1-2 grams of Lactobacillus casei can be beneficial.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following benefits of Lactobacillus casei can be proven:
  • It can support the functioning of the immune system.
  • It can support gut health .
  • It can aid in digestion.
  • It can support the absorption of nutrients.

problems due to a defect

A deficiency in Lactobacillus casei can lead to a decrease in gut health and a decrease in immune system function.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus casei is generally safe and no side effects have been observed.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions between Lactobacillus casei and any other dietary supplement or medication.
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