Bifidobacterium longum

Bifidobacterium longum is a species of lactic acid-producing bacteria that is naturally found in the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract. A number of Bifidobacteria species are used as probiotics in the dietary supplement and food industries to help maintain GI tract health, aid digestion and assist in nutrient absorption.* Orally, Bifidobacterium longum seems to be well-tolerated by most people. No adverse effects from Bifidobacteria ingestion have been reported 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Natural Medicines: Comprehensive Database. Stockton, CA: Therapeutic Research Faculty, 2000.