Lactobacillus plantarum is a gram-positive, non-spore forming, facultative heterofermentative lactic acid bacterium that utilizes extensive range of fermentable carbon sources and is found in variety of niches.
It is also found in the human gastrointestinal tract and helps in reducing the gastrointestinal side effects effect commonly associated with antibiotics. L. plantarum also produces anti-microbial peptides and exopolysaccharides.
It also works to maintain a balance of good and bad bacteria and does so while helping with digestion and optimizing levels of vitamins and minerals. It can also increase iron absorption and help in improving Cognitive Abilities.