The Science Behind Probiotics in Cleaning

The Science Behind Probiotics in Cleaning

The Science Behind Probiotics in Cleaning

In our fast-paced lives filled with travel, work, and other routine activities, battling germs on-the-go is a bit of a challenge. Fortunately, GoodBasics and science have developed a strong ally in the form of probiotics, and while you might have heard of probiotics in relation to gut health, their role in combating germs and maintaining cleanliness on surfaces is an equally intriguing aspect.


Understanding Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms, often referred to as "good bacteria”, that provide a wide range of health benefits. They are more commonly associated with gut health but we’ve utilised these tiny powerhouses to keep you clean, germ free and safe for the whole family while you move through life. 


Balancing the Microbiome on Surfaces

Just as our bodies have a microbiome, so do the surfaces we come into contact with daily. Probiotics work by helping to maintain a balanced microbiome on surfaces. When harmful bacteria outnumber the beneficial ones, it can lead to and outbreak of germs and the increase the potential for infections. Probiotics act as guardians, preventing the overgrowth of these harmful bacteria and ensuring a cleaner environment.


Competition and Exclusion

Probiotics function as gatekeepers, ensuring that only the right microbes thrive on surfaces. They compete with harmful bacteria for space and nutrients, effectively crowding out the undesirable germs. This competition reduces the chances of infection and promotes a cleaner and safer environment for you! 


Boosting Surface's Natural Defences

By understanding the science behind probiotics and incorporating them into your cleaning routine, you can enjoy the benefits of a balanced microbiome on surfaces, promoting a cleaner and safer environment wherever life takes you. Embrace the power of probiotics to make cleanliness a natural part of your everyday life.