S. Boulardii, in our opinion, is the king of many strains.
The benefits of using this strain for our gut health ranges from mild symptoms such as diarrhea to helping more significant problems such as leaky gut and GI infections.
1️⃣ Used for treating & preventing Diarrhea, acne, and digestive tract infections
2️⃣ According to clinical and preclinical studies, S. boulardii can upregulate brush border enzyme production. This includes stimulating DAO production, the enzyme involved in histamine degradation
3️⃣ Parasite clearing in Blastocystis infection
4️⃣ Research found that S. Boulardii displayed anti-Candida properties such as:
✔️ Secretes caprylic acid, an antifungal substance effective against Candida strains
✔️ Shown to inhibit population of Candida
✔️ Reduce the risk of Candida translocating in the digestive tract
5️⃣ Prevent C. Diff
6️⃣ Reduce side effects of H Pylori such as nausea, abdominal discomfort, & diarrhea
7️⃣ Secretes compounds that neutralize LPS and protect the mucosal barrier
This strain is found in probiotics.