The term "probiotic" is derived from the words pro + bios, meaning "life-promoting" and was first used in 1965 to describe substances produced by microorganisms and stimulate the growth of other micro-organisms. Since then, the definition has prevailed, is that probiotics are living organisms which when administered in adequate quantities, is beneficial to human health.
The intestinal microflora consists of a large variety of micro -organisms that contribute to the stimulation of the immune system and are a barrier to protect against external attacks . Probiotics act directly on the human gut flora by stimulating local growth and renewal of beneficial micro -organisms that constitute it . Moreover, active against bacteria responsible for disorders of the intestine. One of the most famous uses of probiotics is to prevent and treat diarrhea .Probiotics namely fungi Saccharomyces boulardii, is effective in preventing leakage due infection or due taking antibiotics . Further reduce the duration and frequency of diarrhea in adults and children and provide significant assistance to travelers\' diarrhea . The efficacy of Saccharomyces boulardii in the prevention of traveler\'s diarrhea was demonstrated by study of 1,231 people traveling to different destinations , and the observed reduction of incidents of diarrhea by administration of Saccharomyces boulardii.
Dosage : 6-8 capsules daily between meals