The full ingredients are listed on each individual product page. But to make life a bit easier for when you are advising your customers, we have listed them all on this one page. Please note that we tell you what exact strains we are using, as opposed to simply the species and genus; this is something that we think all companies should do, yet many do not! Find out more about our strains.

'For every day'

'For every day'Ingredients: Filler: potato starch; Live cultures (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactococcus Lactis Rosell-1058, Bifidobacterium breve Rosell-70, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71); Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 44mg); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; Antioxidant: ascorbic acid.

'For every day' (formerly called 'For daily wellbeing') contains at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This product is suitable for vegans*, vegetarians, for pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, for coeliacs, and contains no added sugars, artificial colourings or flavourings. OptiBac 'For every day' is can be given to children from 1 year old.

* N.B.: Please note that, from the last week of March 2017, 'For every day' will be changing its allergy status and will no longer be strictly dairy-free or vegan. Dairy has become necessary in the manufacturing processand tiny traces may remain in the product. The product will continue to be fine for those with dairy intolerance but not for those with a severe dairy allergy.

'For every day EXTRA Strength'

'For every day EXTRA Strength' Ingredients: Filler: micro-crystalline cellulose; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®, Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37, Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07, Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04, Bifidobacterium bifidum Bb-02); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; titanium dioxide; anticaking agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.

'For every day EXTRA Strength' (formerly called 'For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength') contains at least 20 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed right up until the expiry.
This live cultures supplement is suitable for coeliacs, vegetarians, vegans, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and is free from added sugars, yeasts, and flavourings. It can be given to children from 1 year onwards.

'For your cholesterol'

'For your cholesterol'Ingredients per hard capsule: Filler: maltodextrin; 'AB-LIFE®' Live cultures: (Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7527, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7258, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7529); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; anti-caking agent: silicon dioxide.
Ingredients per soft capsule: Omega 3: Cold pressed virgin flaxseed oil (minimum 300mg of Alpha-linolenic acid); protection of Omega 3: extra virgin olive oil, Vitamin E (D alpha tocopherol); capsule: bovine gelatine (contains sulphites); humectant: glycerine.

Fatty acid typical concentration per capsule:

  • Alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3)345 mg
  • Linoleic acid (Omega 6)105 mg
  • Oleic acid (Omega 9)123 mg
  • Palmitic acid33 mg
  • Stearic acid30 mg

Each daily dose of 'For your cholesterol' guarantees 1.2 billion 'AB-Life' live cultures per hard capsule and 300mg of ALA (omega 3) per soft capsule.

The soft capsules are not suitable for vegetarians.

'For those on antibiotics'

'For those on antibiotics'Ingredients: Filler: potato starch, vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52); anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; antioxidants: ascorbic acid.

OptiBac 'For those on antibiotics' is free from dairy, and suitable for vegans and vegetarians. It is suitable for pregnant & breastfeeding women, as well as coeliacs. It can be taken from 1 year onwards.

'For those on antibiotics' provides 4 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

'Bifidobacteria & fibre'

'Bifidobacteria & fibre'Ingredients: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 4g); standardised culture: (Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12®, fructose); anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.

'Bifidobacteria & fibre' (formerly known as 'For maintaining regularity') guarantees 5 billion live microorganisms per sachet, until expiry.

This OptiBac supplement is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women, children from 1 year onwards, and is free from gluten, yeasts and artificial flavourings.

'For travelling abroad'

'For travelling abroad'Ingredients: Filler: potato starch; vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; Live cultures: (Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52); anticaking agents: magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid.

OptiBac 'For travelling abroad' contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

This natural supplement is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, and for those who are lactose intolerant. It may contain tiny traces of dairy. The product is free from added sugars and/ or flavourings. 'For travelling abroad' contains the friendly yeast; Saccharomyces boulardii. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking 'For travelling abroad', due to it containing Saccharomyces boulardii.

'For daily immunity'

'For daily immunity'Ingredients: Natural plant extracts: (Vitamin C -100mg, Green Tea Extract - 45mg, 95% OPC, Grape Seed Extract - 45mg, 95% OPC, Pine Bark Extract - 45mg, 30% polyphenols) Live cultures: (Lactobacillus acidophilus UBLA-34, Bifidobacterium breve UBBBr-01, Bifidobacterium longum UBBL-64, Bifidobacterium infantis UBBI-01); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; titanium dioxide; anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.

'For daily immunity' guarantees at least 2.5 billion live cultures per daily dose, as well as 235mg of natural plant extracts.

This supplement from OptiBac is suitable for vegetarians & coeliacs, and contains no added sugars or artificial flavours. 'For daily immunity' may contain traces of dairy, but is fine for those who are lactose intolerant. 'For daily immunity' contains no more than 2mg of caffeine per capsule, (based on calculations of 45mg of green tea extract per capsule). This would be the equivalent of sipping one and a half teaspoons of brewed green tea. This live cultures & natural plant extracts supplement is suitable for children from 4 years old and up, but should not be taken by pregnant women without first consulting a healthcare practitioner.

'One week flat'

'One week flat'Ingredients: Stabiliser: maltodextrin; Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 0.3g); Live cultures: ( Lactococcus lactis Rosell-1058, Lactobacillus casei Rosell-215, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, and Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).

OptiBac 'One week flat' (formerly 'For a flat stomach') provides at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This blend of live cultures + FOS is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and children from 4 years and above. 'One week flat' comes in powdered sachets, but contains absolutely no added sugars or flavourings. 'One week flat' may contain traces of dairy, but is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant.

'For women'

'For women'Ingredients: Stabilisers: maltodextrin (natural source), microcrystalline cellulose; Live cultures: (Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14®, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1®); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methycellulose, titanium dioxide; anti-caking agents: silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate.

'For women' contains 2.3 billion live cultures per capsule, guaranteed until expiry.

OptiBac 'For women' is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and is free from gluten and yeast. It is also suitable for women during pregnancy and nursing, as well as being safe and appropriate during the menopause.

Note: the entire range is also free from nuts.

If you are recommending our products to customers or patients who suffer from allergies, please refer to the table below to find which of the OptiBac range is suitable for them.

'For babies & children'

'For babies & children'Ingredients: Fructoooligosaccharides (FOS 0.75g), potato starch, Live cultures: (Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium infantis Rosell-33, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).

'For babies & children' (formerly 'For your child's health') from OptiBac contains 3 billion live microorganisms per sachet, guaranteed until the end of expiry.

Unlike many other children's supplements, 'For babies & children' is entirely free from added sugars, artificial colours or flavourings. This natural bacteria supplement is vegetarian and gluten free. 'For babies & children' may contain tiny traces of dairy, but is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant. This product is designed for infants and children from birth to 12 years old, as well as for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

'Saccharomyces boulardii'

'Saccharomyces BoulardiiIngredients: Saccharomyces boulardii (250mg); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; stabiliser: potato starch; anti-caking agents: vegetable magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide.

This supplement from OptiBac contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

Saccharomyces boulardii (formerly known as 'For bowel calm') is a unique microorganism. This product is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs, and children from 3 years and over. Saccharomyces boulardii does not interfere with medicines or supplements for Candida, IBS or diarrhoea. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces boulardii.

Note: Probiotics are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions eg. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or to patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care. Furthermore, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces boulardii, 'For travelling abroad', or natural plant extracts as in 'For daily immunity'. To read more about the contraindications, you may wish to read 'When should I not take probiotics?'