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International Journal of Biotechnology

International Journal of Biotechnology (IJBT)

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  • A review on prebiotics and probiotics: beneficial effects and therapeutic role in COVID-19 and various disorders   Order a copy of this article
    by Aziz Ahmed, Mohd Shuaib, Ankita Sharma, Surbhi Jangir, Deeksha Sharma 
    Abstract: Probiotic is derived from the Greek word meaning life, probiotics are live microorganisms, which have various pharmacological actions and are useful in the treatment of various gastrointestinal, mental, autoimmune, cardiovascular, and respiratory diseases and disorders. The present work analyses all possible beneficial effects of probiotics and prebiotics by concluding various journals in the field of probiotics and prebiotics medication and reviewing the pharmacological effects of prebiotics and probiotics for the treatment of various diseases and disorders. The paper is helpful to make aware everyone of the beneficial effects of probiotics and prebiotics as well as helpful to provoke the use of probiotics and prebiotic as medication for the treatment of various diseases. Moreover, the actions could differ depending on the individual and the type of food containing the prebiotics or probiotics. They are supposed to be safe for oral routes due to their comparatively low adverse effects.
    Keywords: prebiotics; probiotics; COVID-19; irritable bowel syndrome; IBS; hypertension; diabetes.