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Lactobacillus dextrinicus


Lactobacillus dextrinicus is a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium found in the human gut flora. It is a member of the Lactobacillus genus and produces lactic acid, which lowers the pH of the gut and aids in digestion.

source in food

Lactobacillus dextrinicus can be found in certain fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir, kimchi, and kombucha.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus dextrinicus. However, daily intake of fermented foods containing Lactobacillus dextrinicus may support gut health .


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following health benefits of Lactobacillus dextrinicus can be proven:
  • Gut health support
  • Support of the immune function
  • improve digestion
  • Improving the absorption of nutrients

problems due to a defect

A deficiency in Lactobacillus dextrinicus can lead to increased susceptibility to infections, digestive disorders and poor immune function.

possible side effects

Lactobacillus dextrinicus is usually well tolerated and no side effects have been observed.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

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