Bifidobacterium breve (B. breve) is a type of probiotic (“good” bacteria) that lives in the intestines. In the gut, it generates lactic and acetic acid.
“Good” bacteria such as B. breve can help break down food, absorb nutrients, and fight off “bad” organisms that might cause diseases. B. breve is frequently detected in the vagina and in the intestines of breastfed newborns.
People use B. breve for age-related decline in memory and thinking, blood infections, and many other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Additionally, there isn’t any solid evidence in favour of utilising B. breve for COVID-19.
B. breve should not be confused with other probiotics or with foods that have undergone fermentation, such as yoghurt, kefir, or fermented milk. These don’t