Lactobacillus is a friendly group of bacteria. There are many different strains of lactobacillus and they are found in our urinary, digestive and genital systems.
It is also present in dietary supplements and fermented foods such as yogurt.
It is used in treatment and prevention of diarrhea of infectious types like rotaviral diarrhea in children and traveller’s diarrhea. In addition, lactobacillus is also used for treating and preventing diarrhea in combination with antibiotics.