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Garden of Life

Primal Defense

Item | GLF008

$53.19
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$55.99
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Caplet

Servings Per Container 180

  Amount per Serving %Daily Value*
Total Calories 0  
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 5 mg <1%
Protein <1 g 2%
Calcium 38 mg 4%
Iron (from Ionic Plant Based Minerals) 2.3 mg 13%
Proprietary HSO Probiotic BlendBarley Grass¹, Oat Grass¹, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium lactis, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium breve, Lactobacillus casei, Bacillus subtilis, Lactobacillus brevis, Lactobacillus salivarius, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus paracasei, Bifidobacterium longum 610 mg +
Ionic Plant Based Minerals 285 mg +

* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

+ Daily Value not established

¹ Produced using the Poten-Zyme® fermentation process

Other ingredients: calcium carbonate, sodium croscarmellose, silica, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), rice maltodextrin, vegetable coating, bacterial protease, probiotic cultures.

Probiotics are cultured in dairy, which is generally consumed during the fermentation process.

Suggested Use: Adults take 1 caplet 3 times per day with 8 ounces of water or juice. Best taken on an empty stomach. Begin with 1 caplet per day and gradually increase to suggested amount. Not intended for children.

Caution: As with any dietary supplement, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, anticipate surgery, take medication on a regular basis or are otherwise under medical supervision.

Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.

Color may vary from lot to lot.

Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing.

Warning: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Made in the U.S.A.

  • Contains no artificial colors or preservatives.
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian Caplets
  • Recyclable Bottle
  • A whole food probiotic blend for digestive system health



  • Combines 12 species of hardy, non-dairy, Homeostatic Soil Organisms



  • Utilizes Garden of Life's own Poten-Zyme process for enhanced absorption


Primal Defense is a whole food probiotic blend utilizing 12 species of hardy, non-dietary Homeostatic Soil Organisms (HSOs). Primal Defense contains naturally occurring live enzymes, minerals and more, designed to optimize the digestive terrain, bowel and immune system functions. Consumed by healthy individuals for thousands of years, HSOs have a long documented history of promoting intestinal health. Gluten free.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Shipping Weight: .62 lbs

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

MSRP: $89.99

For our website and catalog, the MSRP is the "Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price." The MSRP is understood to mean the price at which a manufacturer will recommend a retailer sell a product for in stores, on the internet, or in catalogs. The MSRP of National brand items are dictated to Swanson by each manufacturer. For Swanson brand items, the MSRP is calculated based on a varying percentage above the product's base price.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spotless Test Results I have used Primal Defense for over 15 years and credit it with my spotless test results.
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Primal Defense I have been taking Primal Defense for years. I suggested it to many people and they are happy with it. I will continue to take it daily for the rest of my life. I feel it keeps my immune system intact. I would not hesitate to recommend this product.
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Probiotics I believe this is one of the best probiotics on the market. This one has 13 strains & populates friendly bacteria in the gut which is needed for healthy immune system function.
Date published: 2015-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product This really works. I would not want to be without it. I trust this line and am so very satisfied.
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product Have used this product for many years. Very satisfied
Date published: 2013-11-20
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