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Lactobacillus formosensis


Lactobacillus formosensis is a probiotic bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It is a Gram-positive, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium characterized by its ability to convert lactose into lactic acid.

source in food

Lactobacillus formosensis can be found in a variety of foods, including fermented milk products such as yogurt, kefir, sour milk, and cheese. It can also be found in fermented vegetable products like sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickles.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus formosensis. However, regular consumption of fermented foods containing Lactobacillus formosensis can contribute to a healthy intestinal flora.


According to European health claim rules, Lactobacillus formosensis can have the following benefits:
  • Supporting normal digestion
  • Supporting the normal function of the immune system
  • Support for the normal development and function of the intestinal flora

problems due to shortage

A lack of Lactobacillus formosensis can lead to a disturbed intestinal flora and an increased susceptibility to infections.

possible side effects

There are no known side effects of Lactobacillus formosensis.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

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