Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3® is a patented strain of lactic acid bacteria. Isolated 20 years ago by scientists from the University of Tartu (Estonia), the ME-3® is a remarkably well-characterized, scientifically-validated strain. Essential ME-3® provides in one single capsule more than 8 billion micro-encapsulated bacteria. Essential ME-3® can be taken for a short treatment course as well as for long periods of time. Ingredients: maltodextrine, Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3®, magnesium salts of fatty acids (anti-caking agent). Vegetable capsule (hydroxypropylmethylcellulose).