The Streptococcus salivarius is a probiotic bacterium considered the first colonizer of the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract. Discovered by Louis Pasteur in 1879, S. salivarius is a spherical, non-spore forming anaerobic organism. It settles in the oral cavity and throat a few hours after birth and plays an important role in the naso-pharynx.

Streptococcus salivarius in Supreme Immunity supports the local factors of immune defense, with primary beneficial effects in the throat, nose and middle ear1,2.* It produces metabolites called salivaricins, which help maintain a healthy balance of the local microflora3,4.*

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