The living



Is a combination of live lactic acid bacteria probiotics that have been cultivated, freeze-dried and mixed into final high concentrations upto 900 billions depending on the products.

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VSL#3® is a high potency product with two main characteristics: a very high bacterial concentration and a specific mixture of different bacterial species*.

The use of a complex mixture containing proportions of different bacterial species promotes the balance of the microbial composition of the intestines and stomach through a synergistic action of the different strains.

*See country specific packaging and leaflet of the product



It’s our flagship product. Its high quality is maintained through careful and rigorous selection of our production partners and technology used in production.

VSL#3® is sold in many countries around the world. It is a probiotic blend of eight different strains of specifically selected lactic acid bacteria and bifido bacteria at high concentrations.

Actial Farmaceutica history/presentation (VSL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

Actial (formerly CD Investments S.r.l.) is an holding company with three subsidiaries worldwide: CD Pharma India, ACTIAL APAC and VSL Pharmaceuticals for the VSL Pharmaceuticals for the North, Central and South American markets. Moreover, Actial is active in the European market. Actial is focused on the development of products based on probiotic bacteria (more specifically lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria).


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