3.1 Characteristics of a Probiotic:
The characteristics required of lactobacilli to qualify it as probiotics are as follows- itmust provide beneficial function, easy cultivation, non-pathogenicity, adhesion and population stability. Probiotic therapy is considered useful and has very few side effectsin contrast with conventional pharmaceutical treatments.
3.2 Classification of Probiotic:
They are classified into two major categories namely the Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria.Under these categories, there are also different kinds.a.Different Kinds of Lactobacillus Bacteria
Lactobacillus bulgaricus 4. Lactobacillus salivarius5. Lactobacillus plantarum 6. Lactobacillus casei 7. Lactobacillus sporogenes
b.Kinds of Probiotic Bifidobacteria: 1.
Bifidobacteria bifidum 2. Bifidobacterialongum
3.3 The number of probiotic in human body:
It is estimated that there are several trillion friendly bacteria comprising over four hundred species in the average human gastrointestinal tract. By body weight, each of uscarries around approximately four pounds of intestinal microflora.
3.4 The funtion probiotic bacteria:
. Probiotics help re-colonize the digestive tract and keep our bodies in good workingorder to fight the bad bacteria that we come in contact with on a regular basis. Bacteria play a very important role in the large intestine. In the womb, babies are essentially2