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Lactobacillus malefermentans


Lactobacillus malefermentans is a bacterium found in the human intestinal flora. It is a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium capable of fermenting sugars into lactic acid.

source in food

Lactobacillus malefermentans can be found in a variety of foods, including yogurt, sauerkraut, cheese, fermented vegetables, and fish.

Recommended daily dose

There is no universal recommended daily allowance for Lactobacillus malefermentans.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following benefits of Lactobacillus malefermentans can be observed:
  • Supporting normal digestion
  • Supporting the normal function of the immune system
  • Contribution to the maintenance of a normal intestinal flora

problems due to a defect

Since Lactobacillus malefermentans is a natural part of the human intestinal flora, problems due to a deficiency in this bacterium cannot be observed directly.

possible side effects

There are no known side effects directly related to Lactobacillus malefermentans.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

There are no known interactions with other dietary supplements or medications.
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