Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion (Last updated: 5/14/2011)

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Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion - Product Summary Review:

Probiotics for women have been for many years a natural solution to vaginal discomfort.* Although, probiotics normally deal with digestive care, there are specific probiotic strains that target solely the vaginal and urinary walls of a woman.* As a result, these good bacteria offer the host multiple benefits in making sure a women's internal balance is well kept.*

ReNew Life's Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion has been a long standing member in womens' probiotics for many years. Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support offers 10 probiotic strains to help promote healthy yeast balance including vaginal and urinary health.*


Key Ingredients:

ReNew Life's Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support offers 10 different probiotic strains; all of them geared toward a unique formula created specifically for women. Although, the probiotic bacteria listed below are known as species; it is the particular strains of the species that make up the unique formula.

Probiotic strains are another way of saying there are more than 1 strain within a species of probiotic bacteria. Lactobacilli bacteria is the most prevalent type of bacteria found in the urogenital system (urinary & vagina). Unfortunately, ReNew Life does not disclose the particular strains that make up the proprietary blend to its formula.

See below for more information on the key ingredients to Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion.

As of 5/14/2011, the following are the active/functional ingredients in Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion:

  • Lactobacillus Rhamnosus – 15 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Casei – 11.75 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Plantarum – 7.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus – 5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Brevis – 2.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Bifidobacterium Lactis – 2.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Bifidobacterium Longum – 2.5 Billion CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Paracasei – 500 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Salivarius – 500 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • Lactobacillus Bulgaricus – 250 Million CFUs/Colony Forming Units
  • FOS (Fructooligosaccharide) – No amount per serving specified (Also known as a prebiotic). Prebiotics help to grow and colonize the probiotic bacteria.*
  • Other Ingredients – Vegetable Capsule (vegetable fiber, water)

Important: We recommend that you review the Product Label for more details on updated ingredients or contact the manufacturer directly. You can also visit ReNew Life Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support 50 Billion ingredients to get the latest information on the product.


Advantages/Disadvantages:

Advantages

  • Once-A-Day probiotic supplement
  • 50 Billion CFUs
  • Multi-strain probiotic with High Lactobacilli
  • Contains prebiotics (FOS – Fructooligosaccharide) – Helps grow and colonize the probiotic bacteria*
  • Enteric coating to help probiotic bacteria survive through stomach acids
  • Vegetable capsule; not gelatin
  • Allergy free
  • Has an added layer to help protect probiotic bacteria from stomach acids with Delayed Release
  • Formula uses 10 probiotic strains
  • Does not contain yeast, gluten, wheat, soy, corn, binder, fillers, or artificial ingredients
Disadvantages

  • Does require refrigeration or best if refrigerated
  • Price is somewhat expensive compared to other probiotic products in the market
  • No disclosure on which probiotic strains are being used; only the species are disclosed

Overall Evaluation:

ReNew Life's Ultimate Flora Vaginal Support offers 10 probiotic strains per capsule at 50 billion CFUs. Overall, this product is ideal for replenishing healthy vaginal flora, healthier yeast balance from yeast overgrowth, and supports vaginal and urinary health.* The concentration of good bacteria (Lactobacilli) used in this formula makes it a great choice since Lactobacilli is the most prevalent type of probiotic bacteria found in the vagina.

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*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.