Getting started

If you are one of the 92% of people who think that supplementing your gut is important and are looking for advice on what to take, here you’ll find all you need to get started.

Finding the right supplement can feel a bit overwhelming. Our resident team of Nutritional Therapists and Microbiologists have tried to make things as easy as possible.

Optibac is home to the UK & Irelands most recommended brand of probiotic supplements^, all backed by years of credible scientific research, so whichever supplement you choose you’ll be making a good choice.

Best all-rounder

If you want a high-quality daily supplement that offers great value for money our Nutritional Therapist, Louise Mason, recommends Every Day.


“Every Day is a great all-round supplement, scientifically proven to reach the gut alive, including strains that have been extensively researched for over 20 years and target different areas of the gut. It also contains FOS Fibres that encourage the growth of the natural gut bacteria”.

The UK's No 1 friendly bacteria supplement for the vagina^^

For a supplement specifically designed to complement the vaginal microbiome, Louise recommends For Women.

"I like recommending For Women, our easy to take oral capsule that is scientifically proven to reach the intimate area. It contains a renowned combination of strains that have been clinically trialled in thousands of women worldwide over the last 30 years. For Women is also our best reviewed product and rated "Excellent" on Trustpilot."

Learn more about For Women
Adult Gummies - A Tasty Alternative

A tasty alternative

If you would prefer an all-in-one supplement, Dr Kate, our resident Microbiologist, recommends Adult Gummies.


“These tasty mixed berry gummies contain the highly researched friendly bacteria, Bacillus coagulans Unique IS-2, plus Vitamin D, Zinc, Calcium and FOS Fibres offering good all-round gut and immune support. Plus they are made with no added sugar or sweeteners and come in 100% plastic free packaging”.

There's an Optibac for everyone

Our wide range of highly researched live cultures means there really is an Optibac for everyone.


To help you choose the right one, watch a short video with Camilla Gray, one of our many experienced Nutritional Therapists, who introduces the range for those wanting to try friendly bacteria supplements for the first time.

^^Circana total VMS MAT in value and units 05/08/23