Lactobacillus plantarum

Lactobacillus plantarum

Found in many fermented food products as well as anaerobic plant matter. Identified as a probiotic, it has significant antioxidant activities and also helps to maintain intestinal permeability. It helps to create microbe balance and stabilize digestive enzyme patterns and may have a beneficial role in the treatment of depression. It survives in the human gastrointestinal tract making it a possible in vivo delivery vehicle for therapeutic compounds or proteins.