Travel Probiotic from Webber Naturals is a shelf-stable formula featuring three probiotic strains that help reduce the risk of traveller’s diarrhea (TD). These probiotics can also reduce the severity and duration of TD, minimizing disruption during vacations.
Every year, millions of people suffer from TD. The United Nations World Tourism Organization estimates that it affects 20–50% of travellers visiting countries in developing and tropical areas, with the most common culpritEscherichia colibacteria, ingested in contaminated food or water.E. colisticks to the intestinal wall and releases toxins that cause diarrhea and abdominal cramps, as well as nausea and vomiting.
Saccharomyces boulardii,Lactobacillus helveticusR0052, andBifidobacterium longumR0175 help inhibitE. coliand other diarrheic pathogens, significantly reducing the likelihood of TD.S. boulardiiis one of the best-studied probiotic strains for the prevention and relief of TD and can significantly reduce the duration and severity of symptoms.
Travel Probiotic provides a guaranteed 8 billion colony forming units per vegetarian capsule of this unique trio of beneficial microorganisms, to support gastrointestinal health and resistance to traveller’s diarrhea. This one-per-day formula is suitable for vegetarians and is shelf stable, making it the ideal travel companion.
|Each vegetarian capsule contains:|
|8 billion* active cells of the following specially cultured strains of probiotics:|
|Total Bacterial Culture||8 billion cfu†|
|Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum (R0175) (whole cell)||4%||0.32 billion cfu†|
|Lactobacillus helveticus (R0052) (whole cell)||33.5%||2.68 billion cfu†|
|Saccharomyces boulardii (whole cell)||62.5%||5 billion cfu†|
|*Guaranteed minimum 8 billion active cells per capsule at expiry date.|
|*Guaranteed minimum 22 billion active cells per capsule at manufacture date. |
|† cfu: colony forming units|
Vegetarian capsule (carbohydrate gum, purified water, titanium dioxide), potato starch, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).
Recommended dosage (adults):1 capsule daily with meal or as directed by a physician. If you are taking an antibiotic and/or an antifungal, take at least 2–3 hours before or after.
For travelers:start 5 days prior to the trip and continue through the entire duration.
Antibiotic associated diarrhea (adults):2 capsules daily with meal or as directed by a physician. If you are taking an antibiotic and/ or an antifungal, take at least 2–3 hours before or after.
Free of artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no sugar, wheat, gluten, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs. Suitable for vegetarians.
May contain traces of milk and/or soy. Consult a physician prior to use if you have fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, or severe abdominal pain. If symptoms of digestive upset (e.g., diarrhea) occur, worsen, or persist beyond 3 days, discontinue use and consult a physician. Do not use this product if you have an immune-compromised condition (e.g., AIDS, lymphoma, patients undergoing long-term corticosteroid treatment). Keep out of reach of children