iFlora - 60 Capsules
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iFlora - 60 Capsules

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$26.95

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Sedona Labs iFlora contains 16 different probiotics or floras and is guaranteed to contain 16 billion viable cells per capsule at time of manufacture.

Note: Nutri-Health/Sedona Labs has changing the name Flora Source to iFlora on their labels for all of their retailers.  Please be assured that iFlora is exactly the same product as Flora Source.

Probiotic/Flora is a term that denotes the naturally occurring, "friendly" bacteria that contribute to the health and balance of the intestinal tract. These cultures of microorganisms are able to multiply in the intestinal tract to create a balanced microflora (healthy intestinal culture), thereby preventing the overgrowth of pathogenic bacteria in the intestinal tract. In addition, these "friendly" bacteria produce a natural antibiotic-like substance called bactericine, which helps to eliminate unwanted coliforms. This results in a healthy intestinal lining that is capable of optimum nutrient absorption.

Researchers have found links between bacterial imbalances in the gastrointestinal tract and many illnesses. If you have ever experienced any of the following symptoms or illnesses, you may have a bacterial imbalance:

Chronic fatigue / Diarrhea or constipation / Intestinal gas & indigestion / Rapid onset of osteoporosis / Poor immune response / Chronic bladder infections or vaginal infections / High cholesterol levels / Candida or yeast infections / Allergies / Skin conditions / Menstrual complaints / Chronic bad breath / Vitamin B deficiencies / Sensitivity to dairy products / Viral and bacterial infections / Colds & flu

Environmental factors and the consumption of certain foods and products can also cause the growth of pathogenic (harmful) bacteria, some of which are as follows:

  • Antibiotic usage
  • Excessive consumption of sugar and refined flours
  • Over consumption of carbohydrates
  • Intake of chlorinated water
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Use of over-the-counter and/or prescription anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers
  • Frequent consumption of colas and other carbonated beverages
  • Excessive consumption of fatty foods and fatty meats
  • High stress levels
  • Exposure to chemicals or pollutants

Supplementing your usual diet with a probiotic supplement, rich in beneficial bacteria, can prevent conditions such as these from effecting your health.

What sets iFlora apart from other probiotics:

  • Acid & Bile Resistant Strains
  • Room Temperature Stable Strains
  • GMP Standard Manufacturing
  • Micro Encapsulated Strains
  • 100% Vegetarian & Kosher Capsules
  • Superior Packaging for Better Stability
  • BioBac Cold Processing Technology
  • Patent Pending Formula
  • Guaranteed to contain 16 billion viable cells per capsule at time of manufacture

Ingredients & Benefits of iFlora

  • Bifidobacterium bifidum
    • Protects the body against invasive pathogens, Salmonella, and rotavirus
    • Tumor and ulcer suppression 
    • Supportive therapy for intestinal infections and disturbances, helping to reduce inflammation
  • Bifidobacterium breve
    • Beneficial for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
    • Prevents rotavirus induced diarrhea and helps maintain a healthy immune system
    • Found to eradicate Campylobacter jejuni from the stools of children with enteritis
  • Bifidobacteria infantis
    • Inhibitory effect on some strains of E. coli
    • Protects against gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and bowels)
    • Useful in the prevention and therapy of solid tumors (breast tumors)
  • Bifidobacteria lactis
    • Antimicrobial properties that provide resistance to oral salmonella typhimurium
    • Enhancement of natural immune function
    • May help alleviate constipation, prevent diarrhea, and decrease chronic inflammation of the sigmoid colon
  • Bifidobacterium longum
    • Able to eliminate harmful, cancer causing nitrates commonly found in foods
    • Shown to inhibit the development and growth of colon, liver, and breast cancers in laboratory animals
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus 
    • Found primarily in the small intestine
    • Helps keep your heart healthy by helping to lower cholesterol levels in the blood - assimilates part of the ingested cholesterol, making it unavailable for absorption into the blood stream
    • Inhibits yeast infections, improves chronic constipation and/or diarrhea by normalizing the digestive tract, aids in nutrient uptake (especially calcium), prevents food poisoning by targeting harmful bacteria, and has strong antimicrobial activity
    • Helpful for those with food, chemical, and environmental sensitivities; nutrient malabsorption; and inflammation of the small intestine and/or stomach
    • Helps break down bacterial enzymes and potential cancer-causing agents
    • Gives support to the body during and after the use of antibiotics, steroids, chemotherapy, and intestinal cleansing programs
    • Produces B-complex vitamins (enzymes that help digest proteins and fats) and natural antibiotic substances that can inhibit eleven disease-causing bacterium
    • Found primarily in the small intestine
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus (DDS-1) - The L. Acidophilus "Superstrain"
    • Same benefits Lactobacillus acidophilus
    • The acidophilus "superstrain" that has in general a stronger microbial activity
    • Produces natural antibiotics (lactocidin & acidophilin), thereby, increasing your immune system's resistance against bad bacteria and fungus i.e. Candida albicans, Salmonella, E. coli, and Staphylococcus aureus
  • Lactobacillus brevis
    • Produces lactic acid
    • Synthesizes Vitamins D & K
  • Lactobacillus bulgaricus
    • Supports friendly bacteria, enhancing the digestibility of proteins and milk products
    • Aids in the production of natural antibiotic substances, inhibiting undesirable organisms, and helps to correct the undesirable effects of prescription antibiotics
    • Used for years to treat gastrointesinal disorders such as enterocolitis, used successfully for vaginal herpes (Herpes simplex labilis), mouth lesions (Aphthous stomatitis), ulcers of the cornea (dendritic ulceration) and genital herpes (Herpes progenitalis)
  • Lactobacillus casei
    • Potent protective activity against Listeria bacteria (bacteria that can contaminate shellfish, birds, spiders, and mammals), which have been found to cause the inflammation and infection of the brain and spinal cord (Spinal Meningitis).
    • Inhibits activity in tumor cells and stimulates beneficial activity in normal cells
  • Lactobacillus gasseri
    • Helps to inhibit the binding of H. pylori
    • Reduces inflammation
    • Supports already healthy cholesterol levels
  • Lactobacillus paracasei
    • Promotes the growth and fermentation of friendly bacteria
    • Aids in the prevention and treatment of certain types of diarrhea
    • Enhancement of natural immune function
  • Lactobacillus plantarum
    • Supports friendly bacteria
    • Involved in the production of short-chain fatty acids, and the amino acids; arginine, cysteine, and glutamine
    • Helps produce lactolin, a natural antibiotic
    • Synthesizes the amino acid, L-lysine, which is anti-viral
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus (Lactobacillus GG)
    • Causes the body to manufacture its own natural antibiotic substances to fight disease, increasing a person's resistance to viral infections and preventing diarrhea
    • Triggers the body to produce lymphocytes, white blood cells which fight infection
    • According to "Applied and Environmental Microbiology," can alleviate or prevent the following symptoms: Lactose intolerance / Viral and bacterial diarrhea / Adverse effects of abdominal radiotherapy / Constipation / Inflammatory bowel disease / Food allergies
    • According to the "Canadian Journal of Microbiology" it has been shown to increase resistance to yeast and urinary tract infections
    • According to the "European Journal of Oral Sciences" it has been shown to inhibit the growth of a variety of bacterial species, including streptococci
    • Maintains health by releasing lactic acid, which lowers the pH, so that harmful bacteria, which thrive in higher acidic environments, are kept under control
    • Helps destroy harmful bacteria, also helping in the absorption of minerals by aiding in the digestion of lactose
    • Successfully used for treatment of Clostridium Difficile Colitis (C. diff bacteria colitis) - bacterium that survives antibiotic treatment
  • Lactobacillus salivarius
    • Produces a high amount of lactic acid, thus completely inhibiting the growth of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria, which are now known to be the major cause of peptic ulcers.
    • Effective against Salmonella typhimurium
  • Lactobacillus lactis
    • Inhibits both gram positive (eg. listeria) and gram negative (eg. E. coli) pathogens
    • Strengthen immunity
    • Alleviate symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Streptococcus thermophilis
    • Contains the antioxidant Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) which is used for inflammation caused by arthritis
    • Scavenges the body for free radicals thereby reducing the effects of aging, toxins, and chemicals
    • Generates lactase activity, facilitating the digestion of lactose in milk
    • Aids treatment of vaginal and intestinal infections
    • Inhibits ulcer formation and displays antitumor activity, specifically colon cancer cell growth
  • Other Ingredients
    • Contains 60 vegetarian capsules (cellulose), vegetable starch, calcium silicate, silica.

Recommended Dosage

Take 2 capsules daily. May increase to 4 capsules.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.
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