Saccharomyces boulardii is a yeast believed to be a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It is likely effective for treating certain types of diarrhoea.

Saccharomyces boulardii is called a “probiotic,” a friendly organism that helps to fight off “bad” organisms that might cause diseases. Saccharomyces boulardii is different from other strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as brewer’s yeast and baker’s yeast.

Saccharomyces boulardii is most commonly used for treating and preventing diarrhea, including rotaviral diarrhea in children. It has some evidence of use for other types of diarrhea, acne, and a digestive tract infection that can lead to ulcers. Diarrhea in people taking antibiotics (antibiotic-associated diarrhea). Taking Saccharomyces boulardii by mouth can help prevent diarrhea in adults and children being treated with antibiotics.

Following are the cultures available:

Other similar products include Selenium Yeast & Chromium Yeast available for Animal feed applications


Product Benefits General Health benefits for Human & Animal applications. Diarrhoea prevention in Children
Available Potency 5 billion CFU /g to up to 40 billion CFU/g
Description White/Off white to Brown/Light brown Powder with characteristic odor respect to potency concentration
Moisture content Less than 5%
Pack Size 5 Kg Pack (5X5) with 25 Kg Drum pack size
Storage Store in a Cool & Dry Place, away from Direct sunlight or heat. However, it is advisable to store the product, in its original packing, at temperature below 10°C and under low humidity conditions for longer shelf life and efficacy.
Handling It is advisable to open the package after bringing it to room temperature and under low Relative Humidity Conditions (less than 40%).
Shelf Life 18 months when stored in original packing and under defined storage conditions
Pathogens E. coli : Absent
Salmonella : Absent
Staphylococcus : Absent
Pseudomonas : Absent