PREBIOTIC PLUS BY BASIC
- Convenience Pack 33g - Reg. $1.35/day
Prebiotics promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestine. Prebiotics work with existing bacteria by providing them with food and by balancing and improving the environment in the gut.
MOS (mannan-oligosaccharides) 20,000/day
This prebiotic is derived from the outer wall of yeast cells. MOS works by sticking onto pathogenic bacteria so that they cannot become attached to the wall of the gut. MOS also has a beneficial effect on the immune system of the intestinal track, as well as improving feed digestibility.
Slippery Elm Bark (1500 mg per scoop) helps to coat and sooth the digestive track and also may have antioxidant properties. This will act as an internal poultice, reducing over-acid secretions and soothing inflammation promoting normal healthy recovery of the damaged lining. Will also assist in relaxing the stomach and improving the normal rhythmic action necessary for digestion and fluid secretion
Yeast (live yeast culture minimum 1 billion cells per gram)
Cultures that are selected for equine diets have been shown categorically to stimulate good bacteria in the hindgut of the horse improving digestion. Research has concluded that live yeast can reduce excess acidity in equine caecal contents and assist in the restoration of normal gut function which appear to affect temperament in certain horses. Yeast enhances the activity of fibre digesting bacteria, therefore promoting a more efficient use of the vitamins and minerals. Undigested carbohydrates and excess starch can cause high acidity in the hindgut, which can reduce