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Synbiotic: A Gut Microbe

B Ranjitha, K Renuka

Keywords : Gut microorganism, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics

Citation Information : Ranjitha B, Renuka K. Synbiotic: A Gut Microbe. 2022; 15 (1):14-15.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-13129

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Synbiotics are the combination of prebiotic and probiotic which helps to maintain health and contracting diseases. Synbiotics will have living microorganisms, which helps to boost the gut bacteria. It has many health benefits like maintenance of gut health by improving gut bacteria and it will reduce intestinal problems such as gastrointestinal flora, diarrhea, and constipation. It enhances the overall efficacy against gastrointestinal (GI) pathogens. Other than GI system, synbiotics are aids in the treatment of nongastrointestinal diseases such as prevention of osteoporosis, regulation of immune system, and curing brain dysfunction, with the help of its antimicrobial, anticarcinogenic, antidiarrheal, and antiallergenic effects.

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