Lactobacillus fermentum

About :

  • Lactobacillus fermentum is Gram-positive species of bacterium in the genus Lactobacillus.

  • It is associated with active dental caries lesions.[1] It is also commonly found in fermenting animal and plant material.[2] It has been found in sourdough.

Uses/Benefits :

  • L. fermentum offers a number of potential benefits, including reducing cholesterol and boosting immunity.

  • It is also one of the few strains particularly beneficial for dealing with issues more prevalent in women, like yeast infections and UTIs.

  • Both live and dead L. fermentum have been demonstrated to attenuate the inflammatory process and diminish inflammatory mediators in laboratory experiments

Storage Conditions :

  • Usually maintained at storage temperature of 4°C.