Bowllady, which survives even in such an extreme environment, is known to be excellent in inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria . Accordingly, hospitals often prescribe it as an antibiotic to improve the side effects of patients receiving antibiotic treatment .
However, the action of bouladi is not limited to improving gut health. Typically, bouladi contributes to general health through its ability to inhibit Candida bacteria. Candida is a major causative agent of vaginosis, a harmful bacterium that travels throughout the body through the bloodstream, causing skin diseases and gastroesophageal reflux disease .
The 2009 FEMS Yeast Research report on the anti-Candida mechanism of Bowladi as follows.