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Brewer's Yeast

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What other names is Brewer's Yeast known by?

Baker's Yeast, Dried Yeast Fermentate, Faex, Faex Medicinalis, Levadura de Cerveza, Levure, Levure de Biere, Levure de Bière Inactive, Levure de Boulangerie, Levure Fermentée, Levure Médicinale, Levure Sèche Déshydratée, Medicinal Yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, S. cerevisiae.

What is Brewer's Yeast?

Brewer's yeast is a kind of yeast that is a by-product of brewing beer. People use it to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea, common cold, the flu (influenza), loss of appetite, acne, boils, and diabetes.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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