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Heavy Metal Detox

Dear Friends

Heavy metals are shown to be amongst the worst toxic chemicals. But research also shows the place of probiotics in detoxifying heavy metals. For your consideration: add Bioimmersion’s probiotics. Here’s why.

  • Original Synbiotic Formula- one teaspoon daily.
  • Supernatant Synbiotic Formula- one capsule daily.


The food and water we consume are often contaminated with a range of chemicals and heavy metals, such as lead, cadmium, arsenic, chromium and mercury, that are associated with numerous diseases.  Species such as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, present in the mouth, gut, and vagina have the ability to bind and detoxify these metals.

Halttunen et al. (2007) showed that Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium species can bind lead and cadmium to their cell surface, and hold on to them through defecation.  Singh and Sharma (2010) showed that L. acidophilus was able to bind and remove arsenic from water. Robinson and Tuovinen (1984) demonstrated that L. rhamnosus in yoghurt reduced the bioaccumulation of mercury and arsenic in pregnant women and children.  Shrivastava et al. (2003) showed that lactobacilli can transform chromium (CrVI) to its less toxic form (CrIII).


  • Halttunen et al. (2007) Rapid removal of lead and cadmium from water by specific lactic acid bacteria. Int. J. Food Microbiol; 114:30-35.
  • Robinson JB, Tuovinen OH. (1984) Mechanisms of microbial resistance and detoxification of mercury and organomercury compounds: physiological, biochemical, and genetic analyses. Microbiol. Rev.; 48:95-124.
  • Singh et al. (2010). Removal of arsenic (III) from waste water using Lactobacillus acidophilus. Bioremediat. J.;14:92-97.
  • Shrivastava et al. (2003) Various cells of the immune system and intestine differ in their capacity to reduce hexavalent chromium. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol;38:65-70.
  • Monchese et al. (2012) Bioremediation and Tolerance of Humans to Heavy Metals through Microbial Processes: a Potential Role for Probiotic? AEM;78:6397-6404

For further comments see Clinical Notes.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Clinical Notes:

Having both the Supernatant Synbiotic Formula and the Original Synbiotic Formula gives you the option of taking a capsule or a powder.  Both formulas provide excellent support for the chelation and detoxification of toxic heavy metals.  They both contain multiple, but different, species of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.  If you want the maximum diversity of species take a capsule of Supernatant in the morning and a teaspoon of Original before bed (or vise versa).

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