An unusual probiotic: Advanced Orthomolecular Research Probiotic-3

Finding probiotics free of lactobacillus is a challenge. This probiotic is not available in Canada, but fortunately most Canadians live close to the border with the US.

Probiotic-3 contains:

So what do we know about these species/strains? (My earlier notes are here)

Clostridium butyricum

Bacillus mesentericus

A lot of this literature comes out of Russia/East Europe.

Streptococcus (Enterococcus) faecalis

Bottom Line

While there have not been studies for it’s effect on CFS, there is one study showing that it improves IBS (co-morbid with CFS often), and very good results for UC.