For travelling abroad

20 capsules

£10.99

(inc. VAT)

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Last order dates Christmas 2019

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Suitability

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Gluten free

Gluten free

Overview

An easy high-quality live cultures supplement ideal for travel to hotter climates. Take prior to and during travels. No refrigeration required.

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Strains & active ingredients

  • Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11
  • Saccharomyces boulardii
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52
  • Product description

  • How to use

  • Ingredients

  • Help & advice

  • Reviews

  • Product description

    Friendly bacteria expert Farah (Natural Sciences BSc Hons) explains OptiBac 'For travelling abroad'

    Who is it for?
    For anyone looking for a supplement to take prior to and during travels.

    Good to know:

    • Each capsule provides 5 billion live cultures and the billions count is guaranteed until end of expiry.
    • The Lactobacillus, Saccharomyces and Bifidobacterium genera contained in this supplement are all well-researched.
    • Shown to survive at higher temperatures and humidity, making this a suitable travel companion for destinations with hotter, more humid climates such as India, Egypt or Mexico.
    • The high-quality nature of this supplement gives travellers the increased confidence to enjoy their holidays worry-free.
    • Does not interfere with antimalarials or other travel medication.
    • Scientifically proven to pass through stomach acidity and survive to reach the gut.
    • Easy to take on the go – no refrigeration required.
    • Suitable for: vegetarians and gluten free for those with coeliac disease or an intolerance.
    • Suitable from 1 year onwards.
    • Recommended for daily use preferably starting 3 - 5 days before departure, continuing during time abroad and for a couple of days upon return.
    • Free from artificial flavourings or colourings that may be found in other food & drinks containing live cultures.
    • Available in two pack sizes of 20 or 60 capsules.

    Please note: This is a food supplement and is not intended to prevent, treat or diagnose any medical conditions.

  • How to use

    Instructions for use

    Food supplement suitable for adults and children (from 1 year onwards) with the following recommendations:

    • Take 1 capsule daily with food, preferably breakfast, starting 3-5 days before departure, continuing during travel abroad and for a few days upon return from travel, or as professionally directed.
    • Drink plenty of water with your course of live cultures.
    • For anyone unable to swallow capsules, the content of the capsules may be mixed with a cold meal or beverage.

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a healthy diet and lifestyle. Those with serious medical conditions should consult their doctor before use. OptiBac will not cause dependency, and may be used on an ongoing basis.

    Storage

    Like the rest of the OptiBac range, 'For travelling abroad' does not require refrigeration. Store out of direct sunlight.

    Safety

    Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions e.g. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care.

    Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking 'For travelling abroad'.

  • Ingredients

    Ingredients

    • Stabiliser: potato starch
    • Live cultures: Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52
    • Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
    • Anti-caking agent: vegetable magnesium stearate; antioxidant: ascorbic acid.

    Each capsule guarantees 5 billion live cultures.

    Suitable for vegetarian diets.

  • Help & advice

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  • Reviews

    Customer reviews

    • So I took these a week prior to my holiday to Egypt and then throughout. These didn't appear to help much. However, one can never know if it would have been worse without them.

      Dawn

    • I had use this during my trip to Thailand and I have never had any issue with all the street food I ate. Now I am visiting Malaysia, I have purchased the tablets.

      Rose Melatos

    • Took these for a month while traveling in Congo and Kenya! Highly recommend!!

      Anne

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