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OptiFlora Plus, Probiotic

R339.00

30 Capsules: Good health starts in the gut with a healthy interflora of good bacteria which is promoted by Probiotics and this 15 strain Optiflora+, a first in South Africa! OptiFlora will help the body absorb maximum nutrition from food and allow digestive system to heal itself thus leading to overall good health.

Needed for a healthy digestive system and gut. The digestive system is where good health begins. This system contains flora and enzymes that break down food so body can absorb nutrients. OptiFlora will help the body absorb maximum nutrition from food and allow digestive system to heal itself. Probiotic means ‘For Life” in Greek. Free of dairy, yeast, flavourants and preservatives. Safety for use in pregnancy and lactation has not been established.

Do you suffer from:

  • Food poisoning
  • Food allergies
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Candida
  • Skin conditions like eczema
  • Sore throat
  • Chronic infections
  • Prolonged times of stress
  • Inflammatory diseases like allergies and asthma
  • Constipation or any intestinal disorder like:
    • IBS
    • Bloating
    • Belching
    • Indigestion
    • Diarrhoea
    • Cramps
    • Thrush
    • Inflammatory bowel disease

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you need OptiFlora+!Good health starts in the gut. An imbalance between good and bad organisms in the digestive tract can lead to poor digestion, discomfort in the gut and many illnesses develop as a result of prolonged imbalances in the gut. The entire gut lining is replenished every 4 days, so continual supplementation for probiotics is key for great health.Most people have less than optimal digestive systems, leading to poor absorption of nutrients and allowing harmful bacteria to multiply in the body. The digestive system contains beneficial micro-organisms and enzymes that break down and absorb nutrients from food and acts as a barrier against infections in the intestines. Probiotics are “live microorganisms, indigenous to the human intestinal tract, which when consumed in adequate quantities improve the intestinal microbial balance and positively affect the functioning of the human intestinal tract and general health”.Probiotic means ‘for life’ in Greek. These friendly micro-organisms, when taken in adequate amounts, form the core of nutritional supplements, as their use positively influences the whole body and your overall health. Numerous factors can affect the composition of beneficial intestinal microflora, which can lead to many health challenges.  The following factors destroy beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract:

  • Stress
  • Frequent use of antibiotics
  • Incorrect diet and yo-yo dieting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Impaired peristalsis
  • A compromised immune system
  • Ageing
  • Environmental pollution

7 signs of gut imbalance

  • Constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bloating, belching, indigestion, diarrhea, cramps
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Skin conditions like acne or eczema
  • Immune system deficiencies
  • Undesirable changes in bowel movements
  • Thrush causing candida and other fungal infections
  • Taking antibiotics, contraceptive pills and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Taking a probiotic supplement, like OptiFlora+, will ensure that the maximum nutrition is extracted from food and supplements and allows the digestive system to function optimally and heal itself. (see below what factors are responsible for destroying and disrupting healthy intestinal flora). It can even aid the body in producing vitamins and help build the immune system to ward off illness!Every single person should be taking a probiotic supplement. Its benefits are vast, from soothing digestive problems to clearing skin problems like eczema and allergies to strengthening your immune system. In our quest to improve our product ranges, Annique is proud to introduce a new and improved OptiFlora+, now with 15 strains and a total of 18 billion CFUs of probiotics.The NEW Forever Healthy OptiFlora+ now contains: 18 times more probiotics, amounting 18 billion colony forming units than the previous formula. We have removed the prebiotics from the formula, as it causes some instability in the previous OptiFlora formula. 

Bifidobacterium breve   99 million
Bifidobacterium bifidum 33 million
Bifidobacterium infantis   16.5 million
Bifidobacterium lactis 2.84 billion
Bifidobacterium longum   66 million
Lactobacillus acidophilus 4.36 billion
Lactobacillus brevis   66 million 
Lactobacillus bulgaricus   16.5 million
Lactobacillus casei   99 million
Lactobacillus paracasei   132 million
Lactobacillus plantarum   132 million
Lactobacillus rhamnosus   66 million
Lactobacillus salivarius   99 million
Lactobacillus lactis   99 million 
Bacillus subtilus   10 billion
Oligofructose Yes  
TOTAL number of CFUs 1 billion 18 billion

Reasons to take OptiFlora: ~For improved bowel function.

~For promoting better absorption of food.

~To boost immune system.

~ For Healthy  good bacteria in the gut.

~For overall good health and wellbeing.

  • Replenishment and maintenance of the beneficial intestinal flora (see below what factors are responsible for destroying and disrupting healthy intestinal flora).
  • Prevention and treatment of diarrhea
  • Prevention and treatment of intestinal disorders:
    • Inflammatory bowel diseases
    • Spastic colon
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stimulation of the immune system
  • Prevention and treatment of Candida albicans overgrowth
  • Enhancement of mineral absorption
  • Alleviation of lactose intolerance symptoms

Did you know probiotics can help you lose weight?

  • Metabolism: Gut bacteria harvest energy from the food that you eat. They play a crucial role in your metabolism that directly influences weight loss or gain
  • Hormonal Balance: Gut bacteria regulate the release of gut hormones. These hormones control blood sugar and encourage satiety (the feeling of being “full”)
  • Inflammation: Unhealthy gut bacteria produce toxins that trigger a systemic inflammatory response. Research shows that people who suffer from obesity or type 2 diabetes have higher levels of toxins in their systems. Inflammation is the major cause of disease in our modern age
  • Leaky Gut: Intestinal inflammation, or leaky gut, drives obesity and problems with blood sugar. When the gut barrier is “leaky,” bacterial toxins make their way into the bloodstream. Probiotics (like Bifidobacteria) can reduce gut leakiness and blood sugar levels

Did you know?

70% of disease starts in the gut. Annique, together with an International microbiologist formulated the new OptiFlora+. This advanced 15 strain probiotic is a first from a South African company. The formulation includes 10 billion CFU Bacillus Subtilus Spores and sets the new standard in formulation of probiotics globally.

Benefits of Bacillus Subtilus Spores

  • Restores the normal gut microbiotic
  • Reduces diarrhea 
  • IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Reduces the risk of infection in the gut
  • Dental health – Reduced dental plaque in humans
  • Decreases weight gain

Dosage: Best taken on an empty stomach.

For adults

  • Best taken with water
  • Take one capsule per day
  • We advise that you seek medical advice from your health care practitioner if you are on medication or suffer from any medical condition before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy.

For children

  • Not recommended for children under the age of 12

Time of day

  • AM or PM. Probiotics are most effective when they have been taken on an empty stomach to make sure the good bacteria make it to the gut as quickly as possible. The best time to take a probiotic is either first thing in the morning before eating breakfast or before going to sleep at night.

Symptoms which may improve: food allergies, lactose intolerance, infections like sore throat, candida and bladder infections, after surgery or course of antibiotics, constipation or bowel problems like ibs, bloating, belching, indigestion, diarrhea, cramps, thrush.

 

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Weight 40 g

Contents

30 capsules

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