Lactobacillus sporogenes

Lactobacillus sporogenes, also referred to as Bacillus coagulans, is a strain of lactic acid-producing bacteria used as a probiotic in foods and dietary supplements. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that help maintain the health of the intestinal tract and aid in digestion. They also assist in nutrient absorption and help control the amount of harmful bacteria in the gut. Orally, Lactobacillus species are usually well-tolerated, the most common side effect being a mild case of flatulence that tends to subside as consumption continues 1.


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