CytoFlora® Adult FAQ

Q: What is CytoFlora®?
CytoFlora® is a probiotic lysate used to support healthy gut function and a balanced immune response.   

Q: How is CytoFlora® different than live probiotics?
CytoFlora® contains beneficial bacteria that have been cell wall lysed (decimated), releasing the vital substances and nutrients from the cell wall and cytoplasm directly into the solution. These immune system modulators exist inside the cell of healthy probiotics and are not readily available in most probiotic formulas. This proprietary manufacturing process makes CytoFlora® a unique and potent lysed probiotic tincture. CytoFlora® and is an excellent food source (prebiotic) for live beneficial bacteria.

Q: What are the ingredients in CytoFlora®?
Micronized Cell wall Lysates of: Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactococcus thermophilus, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, and Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1. Other Ingredients: Deionized water and gluten-free grain alcohol (20% by volume). CytoFlora® probiotics are pharmaceutical grade, hypo-allergenic, in a nondairy, maltodextrin base.

Q: What does cfu/g stand for?
Colony-Forming Units per Gram

Q: What did the laboratory results of the 35 day intervention study with CytoFlora® show?
The results of Bioray’s intervention study with 10 children showed statistically significant improvements in all areas. The Immunobilan panels reveal a 55% decrease in IgA and 27% decrease in IgM and a 30% improvement in ATEC scores.

Q: What benefits are seen with the use of CytoFlora®?
The following benefits have been reported; balanced digestion, support of healthy immune system, improved focus, functional speech, healthy bowel function, more mature interactions, whiter teeth and balanced moods.

Q: After 6 weeks on CytoFlora® do we cycle off at all? Or do we continue with a maintenance dose?
It is not necessary to cycle off CytoFlora®. Utilizing at top dose for 3 months is recommended before reevaluating to see if decreasing to a maintenance dose is appropriate.  

Q. What is considered a maintenance dose?
A maintenance dose is a lower daily dose or the top dose 3-4 days a week.

Q: Does CytoFlora® replace my live probiotics?
No it does not. Both CytoFlora® and live probiotics are a great way to support healthy function of the GI and colon. CytoFlora® supports a healthy environment for probiotics to thrive.

Q: Do I need to discontinue other supplements while using?
No, CytoFlora® is safe and effective to be used in conjunction with other supplements and medications.  

Q: When is the best time to give?
It is more efficient to take CytoFlora® on an empty stomach 15 minutes before or 45 minutes after food, but it can also be taken with food.

Q: Can I give CytoFlora® at the same time as NDF Plus® and Liver Life®?
Yes, you can.

Q:What if I am not having a daily bowel movement before beginning CytoFlora®?
It is important to make sure the bowels are moving 1-3 times a day prior to starting CytoFlora®. Optimizing liver function with Liver Life® and using Oxypowder as needed is recommended.

Q:How long will a 4 ounce bottle last?
1 dropper, 2x a day will last 60 days.
2 droppers, 2x a day, will last 30 days.

Q:How long is the shelf life?
CytoFlora® has a shelf life of 3 years.