Acidophilus is also known as Lactobacillus Acidophilus. It is the good bacteria. This is one of the probiotics normally found in the human intestines. They are essential in antibiotic therapy. There are studies that show the function of the good bacteria as an immunity enhancer. It is essential in the maintenance of normal level and consistency of other bacteria in the body. It is normally found in the gastrointestinal tract and vagina. They are used in treating several health problems and illnesses.
Acidophilus are made as drug supplements.