Frequently Asked Questions

How does goodguts probiotic survive?

Goodguts has been designed by nature to survive and thrive boiling water, freezing and stomach acids.  It has a naturally occuring shell that protects it and it “wakes up” when it gets to your bowels.  Think it like a “seed” that needs certain conditions for it to start to grow.

How does goodguts probiotic work?

goodguts probiotic is a Lactic acid bacteria.  When it becomes alive in your bowels – it throws out lactic acid that “kills” off bad gut bacteria.  Bad bacteria that cause inflammation throughout the gut and your body.

Goodguts resets your gut microbiome by creating balance between the good & bad bacteria in your gut.  The longer you are on it – the better your gut and your body feels.

What is a probiotic?

Probiotics are live ‘good’, ‘friendly’ or ‘beneficial’ bacteria that, when ingested at adequate amounts, may support good health.

Can I add boiling water to goodguts tea?

Yes. Our probiotic is heat stable.

Can I add milk and sugar to goodguts tea?

You can enjoy goodguts just like your normal cuppa, even with sugar, honey, sweetener and milk/mylk.

Is goodguts vegan?

YES!!!!

We are proud to be one of the few vegan probiotics on the market – that works.

Can I put goodguts in the fridge after I make the tea?

You can enjoy goodguts as an iced tea or just drink it cold.

Does goodguts tea need to be kept in a fridge?

No.

Our probiotic is stable at any temperature and can survive freezing and boiling water or in a top drawer at work.

Can I cook or bake with goodguts tea?

You sure can.  Our probiotic survives baking, freezing or cooking.  It doesnt become active until it gets to your guts.

You can add the tea as a base for soup, add green tea to recipes like bliss balls, cakes.  If you do make something delicious – can you send us the recipe please so we can share it.

Can I have more than one goodguts tea a day?

Yes, its safe to have more than one cup a day. You may decide to have more than one cup a day in times when your gut is under stress or traveling or post antibiotics.  If you eat something that makes you feel bloated – have another cup straight away.

How long do I need to take goodguts for?

Goodguts resets your gut microbiome – it gets your gut bacteria back into balance. 

So if your gut is a little out of whack,  have been on antibiotics or your diet has been lacking fibre etc you might only need to take it for a few months then have an occasional cup to maintain your gut balance.

If you have a chronic gut disease or disorder – you might need to take it for longer.

You will know you can stop goodguts when your gut feels great and you have a regular enjoyable bowel movements.

 You may decide to have more than one cup a day in times when your gut is under stress or traveling or post antibiotics.  If you eat something that makes you feel bloated – have another cup straight away.

Which teas are available in teabags?

Breakfast, Green, Peppermint and Skin Glow Rooibos are available in teabags.

Is goodguts tea organic?

Our probiotic and teas in our standard range are certified organic.  The Australian grown tea range is not certified organic but is grown on pesticide free farms.

Does goodguts tea support immune or digestive health?

The probiotic has been shown to support immune health at 500 million CFUs per day and digestive health at 1 billion CFUs per day.

goodguts Probiotic Tea has been laboratory tested to deliver 1 billion CFU per cup.

What is the calorie content of goodguts tea?

The calorie content of our teas is very low so we do not list the calorific value on the packaging.

Does goodguts help with IBS, IBD, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis?

Goodguts probiotic regulates bowels, reduces inflammation, reduces gut pain and bloating.  Research shows significant improvement in IBS/IBD, Crohns, and UC symptoms.  

Does goodguts help with womens health?

Yes.

Goodguts kills of bad bacteria and inflammation throughout the body.  It rebalances all body microbiomes.

So no need to suffer candida anymore.

What other benefits does goodguts tea have?

The strain of probiotic used by goodguts  (Bacillus coagulans GBI 30-6086) has been shown to improve muscle recovery after intense exercise, and the absorption of protein and nutrients, particularly plant based diet.  Recent research shows a small but significant improvement in anxiety & depression symptoms.

Has there been research on the probiotic?

Our probiotic strain is supported by over 25 published clinical studies on its safety and efficacy. It has shown that it can survive harsh conditions and supports digestive and immune systems and now protein utilisation.  Research is ongoing. Check out The Science page.

What does CFU stand for?

Colony forming Units. This is the standard measurement used to quantify probiotic cell counts.

Is the probiotic safe to have every day?

It is recommended to have a good guts probiotic tea daily to replenish the good probiotic as part of your wellbeing plan.

Testing has shown that the probiotic is exceptionally safe and billions of servings have been consumed without a reported adverse effect.

It is safe for you to increase your goodgut probiotic tea intake during periods of stress, gut issues, travel, post antibiotic usage or as part of a fitness or health detox plan.

Is the probiotic safe for pregnant women?

Goodguts research has proven safe for pregnant women.  It can assist with pregnancy issues such as constipation and bloating in a natural safe  easy way.

It is recommended to have a good guts probiotic tea daily to replenish the good probiotic as part of your wellbeing plan.  Goodguts can also balance your body’s microbiome which you share with your child during childbirth (baby’s  bacteria seeding).

Testing has shown that the probiotic is exceptionally safe and billions of servings have been consumed without a reported adverse effect.

It is safe for you to increase your goodgut probiotic tea intake during periods of stress, gut issues, travel, post antibiotic usage or as part of a fitness or health detox plan.

Is the probiotic safe for kids?

It sure is.

Kids love goodguts tea hot or cold.  If you want a caffeine free choice – you can drink peppermint or rooibos

Testing has shown that the probiotic is exceptionally safe and billions of servings have been consumed without a reported adverse effect.

It is safe for you to increase your goodgut probiotic tea intake during periods of stress, gut issues, travel, post antibiotic usage or as part of a fitness or health detox plan.

Does goodguts tea contain caffeine?

Black and green teas all contain various levels of caffeine.  We have peppermint, rooibos and sometimes herbal blends that are caffeine free.

Can I have goodguts tea when I am on antibiotics??

Goodguts is a great probiotic to take when on antibiotics.  It suppresses the growth of “bad” gut bacteria that can flourish after antibiotic use.

It then gives your good gut bacteria a chance to repopulate your microbiome.

Is goodguts made in Australia?

Yes.  We hand-make goodguts in Canberra, Australia.  We are a Dept Health approved manufacturer.  We decided to make goodguts as we had gut issues with severe allergies and the probiotic worked.   

Do you sell wholesale?

We sure do.  Contact us on hello@goodguts.com.au & we will be delighted to chat about what you need to start supplying goodguts teas to your customers.

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