• lactic acid
  • For example, when L. acidophilus breaks down food in the intestine, several substances are formed (such as lactic acid and hydrogen peroxide) that create an unfriendly environment for "bad" bacteria. (umm.edu)
  • vaginal
  • Several studies suggest that using L. acidophilus vaginal suppositories can help treat bacterial vaginosis. (umm.edu)
  • Some people also use L. acidophilus to treat or prevent vaginal yeast infections. (umm.edu)