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Lactobacillus salivarius


Lactobacillus salivarius is a bacterium normally found in the mouth, intestines and urogenital tract. It is part of the body's natural microflora and can be taken as a probiotic food supplement.

source in food

Lactobacillus salivarius can be found in some fermented foods like yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir, and kimchi.

Recommended daily intake

There is no universally accepted recommended daily intake of Lactobacillus salivarius. However, it is recommended to take a probiotic supplement containing Lactobacillus salivarius daily.


According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the following benefits may be associated with taking Lactobacillus salivarius:
  • Supporting healthy bowel function
  • Supporting healthy immune function
  • Support of the healthy oral flora

problems due to shortage

A deficiency in Lactobacillus salivarius can lead to poor oral health, poor digestion and a weak immune system .

possible side effects

There are no known side effects of taking Lactobacillus salivarius.

Interactions with other dietary supplements or medications

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