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Garden of Life

Primal Defense

Item | GLF004

  • A potent probiotic for a healthy inner environment



  • Utilizes 12 different probiotic strains



  • Contains naturally occurring minerals


$37.79
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Caplet

Servings Per Container 90

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 Blend Barley 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 potent probiotic for a healthy inner environment



  • Utilizes 12 different probiotic strains



  • Contains naturally occurring minerals


Primal Defense is a natural whole-food probiotic blend of HSOs (Homeostatic Soil Organisms) for a healthy internal environment. Each caplet of Primal Defense is cultured using various probiotic strains made with Garden of Life's patented Poten-Zyme process as well as development within the whole food matrix. The HSO probiotic blend in Primal Defense helps support normal gastrointestinal balance of good and potentially harmful bacteria to help maintain a balanced, healthy internal environment and maximizes the benefits of a healthy diet supporting normal absorption and assimilation of nutrients in the gut. This potent health defender also features naturally occurring minerals and more. Gluten free.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Shipping Weight: .35 lbs

Vegetarian
Gluten-Free

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: $53.99

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Disclaimer: Product reviews are provided for informational purposes only. The information or opinions expressed therein are solely those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent those of Swanson Health Products and its employees. Please read full product reviews disclaimer.
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This has been my go to probiotic for years!! Believe in this product and the quality that goes I to it. A building block for good health.
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Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
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Great product!
Tried many, really like this one! A little pricey though.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
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Regulates digestion
Helps to calm my stomach and aids in effective digestion and regular bowel patterns.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
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Best Pro-Biotic
Best Price on the web and I have tried every pro-biotic on the market and this one is by far the best at what it is meant for.
Quality: 5.0 / 5.0
Value: 5.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 5.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 5.0 / 5.0
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Quality: 4.0 / 5.0
Value: 4.0 / 5.0
Effectiveness: 4.0 / 5.0
Convenience: 4.0 / 5.0
Satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0
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