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Bactrex 60 enteric coated capsules

This is a practitioner-only product. Please arrange a telephone consultation with our health care practitioners to ensure this product is suitable for you.

Metagenics Bactrex is used as the first line of treatment for people suffering Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). 

Ingredients in Bactrex have been shown to or may:

  • Help maintain upper intestinal health in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
  • Enteric coated for targeted release into the small intestine.
  • Provide antimicrobial properties.
  • May help maintain upper intestinal health: Bactrex contains Phellodendron amurense which is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to maintain upper intestinal health. Phellodendron amurense contains a number of constituents that have been shown in vitro, to display antimicrobial properties on a range of bacteria. Constituents found in Phellodendron amurense have been shown to block the adhesion of bacteria to erythrocytes and epithelial cells. Bactrex also contains the essential oils; oregano, clove and thyme in an enteric coated capsule ensuring targeted release into the small intestine.
  • Definition of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition in which normal bacterial and fungal flora of the large intestine extends proximally into the small intestine.

Each capsule contains:


Extract equivalent to:


Phellodendron amurense, stem bark dry (Phellodendron)

750 mg

Origanum vulgare, leaf oil essential (Oregano)

100 mg

Syzygium aromaticum, leaf oil essential (Clove oil)

50 mg

Thymus vulgaris, herb flowering oil essential (Thyme oil)

50 mg

Free from dairy protein, lactose, eggs, gluten, wheat, nuts, yeast, soy protein and salt. Free from artificial flavours.