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Lactobacillus confusus


Lactobacillus confusus is a bacterium found in some fermented foods. It is a probiotic bacterium useful for humans.

source in food

Lactobacillus confusus can be found in fermented foods like yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and fermented vegetables like kimchi.

Recommended daily dose

There is no universally accepted recommended daily allowance for Lactobacillus confusus.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Lactobacillus confusus can help treat certain conditions, including:
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • upper respiratory infections
  • allergies

problems due to a defect

A deficiency in Lactobacillus confusus can lead to indigestion, constipation and upper respiratory infections.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus confusus can cause stomach upset, bloating, or diarrhea in some people.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

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