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Lactobacillus Bulgaricus pack of 60 capsules

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Here at Epigenetics, the quality and purity of each ingredient is integral to our development of effective, bioavailable formulas. Our products are naturally pesticide-free and completely free from artificial fillers, additives, lubricants, binders, bulking agents and preservatives.

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Proudly made in our UK based production facility, set in the heart of the countryside. Your trust in us matters, and as such, we adhere to the strictest GMP regulations and guidelines when producing all of our products.

+ Vegan Friendly
We respect nature and as such we do our part and only use vegan-friendly ingredients in our Lactobacillus Bulgaricus.

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Our capsules come in small postal packs, designed for easy, contact-free delivery. The smaller design leads to a reduced carbon footprint during the shipping process.

Please be aware that due to the nature of our probiotic products, we will not be able to receive this item back should you wish to return it. For this reason it’s advised that you take care when ordering, as we may not be able to offer you a refund.


Lactobacillus bulgaricus

Lactobacillus bulgaricus is a gram-positive bacterium that is commonly used in the production of fermented dairy products such as yoghurt and kefir. It is a lactic acid bacterium and produces lactic acid as a by-product of its metabolism.

Lactobacillus bulgaricus has been studied for its potential health benefits and research on Lactobacillus bulgaricus has shown that it can have a range of beneficial effects, such as decreased triglycerides, LDL levels and total cholesterol, increasing immunity and fighting viruses, decreasing leaky gut symptoms, diarrhoea, nausea, and inflammation, improving digestion of dairy products, managing HIV symptoms, and fighting dyspepsia, as well as reducing tooth decay. Additionally, it has also been shown to help improve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms (1).

If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your health care practitioner before using this product.

Epigenetics probiotic Lactobacillus bulgaricus is produced in a vegan friendly and convenient delayed release capsule. Recommended daily dose is 1 serving per day taken after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. This product is not intended to be used as an alternative to a varied diet.


Ingredient Amount per serving ECRDA* %DV*
Inulin (from Jerusalem artichoke) 375 mg
Lactobacillus bulgaricus 50 mg (5B CFU)

† Percent Daily Reference Intakes (RI) not established.

INGREDIENTS: Organic Jerusalem artichoke tuber extract (Helianthus tuberosus), Delayed release vegetable capsule (Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Gellan gum), Lactobacillus bulgaricus.

Suitable for vegans

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Lactobacillus bulgaricus is a beneficial bacteria found in the digestive tract. This bacterium is helpful in regulating the gut environment and restoring the balance of the gut flora (2). Recent evidence suggests that certain strains of Lactobacillus can play a role in maintaining a healthy gut barrier by helping to prevent leaky gut (3). This is achieved by promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria and inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria that can lead to an increase in gut permeability. Additionally, Lactobacillus may help to regulate the body’s inflammatory response, which can further aid in leaky gut prevention. By restoring the balance of the gut flora and promoting gut barrier maintenance, Lactobacillus can help to reduce the risk of various gastrointestinal problems, including leaky gut.

Lactobacillus bulgaricus may help to relieve symptoms associated with IBS. Studies have found that it can reduce symptoms of diarrhoea, and can help with nausea and vomiting (4,5,6). It is useful in both preventing and treating diarrhoea and nausea due to its ability to restore the balance of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Lactobacillus bulgaricus produces lactic acid which helps to reduce inflammation which thereby improves the absorption of nutrients and reduces the production of harmful bacteria in the intestines.

Likewise, Lactobacillus bulgaricus has been used to improve the digestion of dairy products. It is naturally found in certain fermented dairy products such as kefir, and it has the ability to breakdown proteins, peptides, and transport amino acids (7). It also aids in the digestion of lactose (8) and several studies have shown that consumption of yoghurt and other dairy products which contain Lactobacillus bulgaricus can greatly improve lactose digestion and tolerance in people who are lactose intolerant (9). This has led to Lactobacillus bulgaricus becoming a popular addition to dairy products for those looking for improved digestion.

Similarly, it has been shown to produce metabolites that help to promote healthy digestion and reduce symptoms of dyspepsia (10). It has also been studied for its role in improving the immune system, reducing the risk of infection, and aiding in the absorption of nutrients from digestion (11). Additionally, Lactobacillus bulgaricus has been found to play a role in the management of dental cavities by inhibiting the growth of cariogenic bacteria (12).

Product Information

Packaging: 60 capsules

Recommended daily dose, 1 serving taken after a meal.

Serving size: 1 capsule, Servings per container: 60

Store in a refrigerator out of reach and sight of children. Once opened, consume within 6 months.



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  2. Fijan S. (2014). Microorganisms with claimed probiotic properties: an overview of recent literature. International journal of environmental research and public health11(5), 4745–4767.
  3. Kocot AM, Jarocka-Cyrta E, Drabińska N. (2022). Overview of the Importance of Biotics in Gut Barrier Integrity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23(5):2896.
  4. Garczyk A, Kaliciak I, Drogowski K, Horwat P, Kopeć S, Staręga Z, Bogdański P, Stelmach-Mardas M, Mardas M. Influence of Probiotics in Prevention and Treatment of Patients Who Undergo Chemotherapy or/and Radiotherapy and Suffer from Mucositis, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Nausea and Vomiting. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2022; 11(12):3412.
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  6. Duggal, N. (2017) Lactobacillus bulgaricus: Benefits, side effects, and more, Healthline. Healthline Media. Available at: (Accessed: February 21, 2023).
  7. Ayivi RD, Gyawali R, Krastanov A, Aljaloud SO, Worku M, Tahergorabi R, Silva RCd, Ibrahim SA. Lactic Acid Bacteria: Food Safety and Human Health Applications. Dairy. 2020; 1(3):202-232.
  8. Khalid, N.M. and Marth, E.H. (1990) “Lactobacilli — their enzymes and role in ripening and spoilage of cheese: A Review,” Journal of Dairy Science, 73(10), pp. 2669–2684. Available at:
  9. Savaiano D. A. (2014). Lactose digestion from yogurt: mechanism and relevance. The American journal of clinical nutrition99(5 Suppl), 1251S–5S.
  10. Kaur H, Kaur G, Ali SA. Dairy-Based Probiotic-Fermented Functional Foods: An Update on Their Health-Promoting Properties. Fermentation. 2022; 8(9):425.
  11. Nelson Pérez Guerra, “A Review on Some Chemical Engineering and Microbiological Aspects Considered in the Production of Highly Concentrated Probiotic Cultures and Bacteriocins by Lactococci and Lactobacilli”, International Scholarly Research Notices, vol. 2012, Article ID 836381, 24 pages, 2012.
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