here is something you won't hear in many other places.
SCD Essential ProbioticsTM: Amazon.com: Grocery & Gourmet Food
You can take a TEASPOON and dilute it with a liter of water and add some molasses, and store it, and use it by the teaspoon. It is amazing stuff.
You can make your own this way:
Korean Natural Farming - Lacto Bacillus - YouTube
These are FAR better than those capsules and powders you buy. They have WAY more microbes and in more of an active state.
Recently our dog had very severe skin problems despite a raw diet. The (holistic, natural) vet said it takes dogs six months to recover. We started giving our dog some of these EM and in a month she is completely better. Just one example of the healing power.
Sometimes I take some in psyillium fiber. That way it travels into the colon more easily. I know this has molasses in it but it isn't much because of the dilution.