Seed’s Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically-studied probiotic strains (not found in yogurt, most supplements, or fermented foods and beverages) with a new class of non-fermenting prebiotic compounds (built around a patented whole fruit extract) sourced from Indian pomegranate and Scandinavian chaga mushroom and pine bark.
It’s the first to take a Microbe-Systems Approach with strain-specific benefits beyond digestive health, including skin health, heart health, gut immune function, gut barrier integrity, and micronutrient synthesis. It’s also the first formulation to include strains that synthesize folate and increase production within the body.
Who should take the Daily Synbiotic?
The Daily Synbiotic is meant for humans ages 18+.
Why should I take the Daily Synbiotic?
You are home to a community of 38,000,000,000,000 microorganisms (mostly bacteria) that live in and on you. They perform critical functions like digesting food, managing inflammation, and synthesizing key vitamins, metabolites and neurotransmitters. This is your microbiome.
However, modern living disturbed the balance of this ecosystem. Antibiotic overuse combined with alcohol, sugar, tobacco, disrupted sleep, city-living, decreased breastfeeding, stress, poor diet, and other environmental factors, have depleted the diversity and richness of our microbiomes and impacted our health.
This goes beyond simple digestive issues. The first of its kind, our Daily Synbiotic includes clinically-studied probiotic strains that deliver core benefits to the gastrointestinal system which, in turn, influence systemic health.
What does the Daily Synbiotic do?
The Daily Synbiotic contains probiotic strains that have been clinically-studied to provide benefits around gastrointestinal function, skin health, heart health, gut immune function, gut barrier integrity, and micronutrient synthesis. You may access the strain-specific clinical studies associated with each benefit in our Reference Library.
Why is the Daily Synbiotic different from other probiotics?
A proprietary formulation comprised of 24 strains characterized at academic institutions and research partners in Italy, Spain, Belgium, US, and Japan. 23 of our strains are human-derived and one strain was isolated from fruit (screened against 400+ strains of the same species) specifically because it has clinically demonstrated the ability to help promote healthy cholesterol levels. Our benefits have been validated in 16 strain-specific, double-blind, placebo-controlled, published human studies as well as 13 in vitro/ex vivo mechanistic studies.
Nested Capsule Technology + Patented algae delivery system
Bacteria are fragile—they are sensitive to light, temperature, and moisture. In many cases, they hardly survive the trip from manufacturer to store shelf, much less your digestive process (think stomach acids and bile). We took care of this. Our exclusive nested capsule technology ensures bacteria stay alive and viable through digestion and make it to your colon, where their work begins. We use a patented algae delivery system to provide additional protection for our most sensitive strains. This also means there’s no synthetic or chemical coating, and that the Daily Synbiotic is shelf stable for 18 months and requires no refrigeration.
Is the Daily Synbiotic gluten-free? Vegan?
The Daily Synbiotic is free from: Dairy • Gluten • Soy • GMOs • Binders • Fillers • Preservatives • 14 classes of allergens defined by European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA)
It adheres to the following diets: Vegan • Vegetarian • Ketogenic
Does the Daily Synbiotic contain GMOs?
The Daily Synbiotic does not contain genetically modified organisms, and as such, is classified as non-GMO.
However, as a company grounded in science, we also want to ensure that labeling our product as non-GMO doesn’t contribute to blanket fears and misunderstandings of GMOs in general. Just as we aim to steward the term probiotics, there are scientists and researchers working to steward the field of synthetic biology and bioengineering towards applications that can save many lives (i.e. insulin—which without genetic engineering we would not be able to meet the demand for) and ensure humanity’s survival on this planet, while protecting the planet itself (i.e. genetically engineered bacteria that can create biomaterials to replace plastic or produce biofuels affordably, efficiently, and sustainably).
Like bacteria, GMOs have faced a long and complex history. Like any industry or category, there are those who don’t have the consumer’s best interests in mind, but also those who will relentlessly push for us to use biotechnology responsibly, for the benefit of the planet and its people. Whatever your stance on GMOs, the only way forward is an open mind and open dialogue.
Is the Daily Synbiotic safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding?
Yes, the Daily Synbiotic is safe to take during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, but as with all new changes during this time, we suggest that you speak with your physician.
Fun company fact: Seed Co-Founders Ara and Raja were introduced when Ara was pregnant. Her journey through pregnancy and breastfeeding (with Raja’s guidance and education) inspired their collaborative vision for Seed.
Are there any side effects when taking the Daily Synbiotic?
Just like with any new diet, product, or change, your body may experience a temporary acclimation period. In the first 3-5 days of taking your Daily Synbiotic, you may feel some gastrointestinal discomfort, abdominal tightness, mild nausea, or changes in your stool. This is very normal.
An immediate physiological reaction is a sign that our probiotics are viable and attuning to your system as they move through your gastrointestinal tract. Any discomfort should subside within the first one to two weeks.
As you begin Seeding, we suggest this acclimation protocol:
Day 1-3 Take 1 capsule daily.
Day 4 When you’re ready, increase to full dose of 2 capsules at once, daily.
Adults—take 2 capsules daily, all at once. Preferably on an empty stomach to limit exposure to digestive enzymes and bile salts.
What is the serving size?
2 capsules, daily.
When will I feel something?
Every individual’s body is different, and the benefits you ‘feel’ (reduced bloating or more regular bowel movements) are often just the most visceral ones.
You may feel results in as little as 24-48 hours due to localized benefits like improved digestion. Other longer term benefits like cardiovascular health and gut immune function may take longer, or you may not notice anything at all. That’s completely normal. As long as you continue your daily intake, those beneficial microbes are doing their work inside to program, sustain, and enhance your health.
Can I take this with other supplements?
Yes, the Daily Synbiotic is safe to take with other supplements.
Should I take with food?
We recommend taking the Daily Synbiotic on an empty stomach to limit exposure to digestive enzymes and bile salts. However, you know your body best—if it’s more comfortable for you to take with food, please feel free.
What happens if I take more than the recommended dose per day?
It’s safe to take more than the recommended dosage, though there is not necessarily any added benefit to do so.
What happens if I take the Daily Synbiotic when it's expired?
It’s safe to take if expired, however, we only guarantee potency and efficacy up until the expiration date. If your product is expired, please let us know and we will replace it free of charge.
Can I keep these in my pill organizer?
We don’t recommend this, as bacteria are sensitive to light. Our jar is designed to protect your Daily Synbiotic, so your capsules should be stored in it. Every first purchase comes with a complimentary travel vial, which holds 14 capsules (1 week’s worth), which is also safe for transporting your Daily Synbiotic on the go.
What happens if I miss a dose? Or a few doses?
There’s no harm if you miss a day, or even if you miss a few. But for optimal results, daily intake is encouraged.
This is because our probiotics are transient microbes, which journey through your colon (where the majority of your microbiome resides) to activate systemic benefits through programmed interactions with your existing bacteria and your body. This is why continuous intake is important—it’s the clinically-studied dosage to optimize for the most impact.
Do I need to refrigerate my Daily Synbiotic?
The short answer is no. No refrigeration necessary.
It’s a question we receive often, since many probiotics are sold in the refrigerated section at grocery stores and retailers. However, contrary to perishable food products, refrigeration doesn’t mean ‘freshness’ or superiority. In fact, if a probiotic does not survive at ambient temperature outside of the refrigerator, it can reflect weak stability of the product, low viable organism count, or inadequate overages in formulation.
Our probiotic strains are stable at ambient temperature (up to 79° F). If your home is consistently warmer for extended periods, consider refrigerating in an oxygen tight container to avoid exposure to moisture.
Do I have to sign up for a subscription?
Yes. We believe that probiotics and prebiotics, alongside diet, nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle, are cornerstone tools to building foundational health. Clinical research shows that continuous, daily intake is the best way to get the most out of your synbiotic. By signing up for a subscription, you’ll easily be able to build the Daily Synbiotic into your routine.
But we want you to feel good about what you’re taking. That’s why we want you to try the Daily Synbiotic, risk-free for 30 days. You may also reschedule or cancel your subscription easily from your account at any time.
What does a subscription to the Daily Synbiotic include?
Your monthly subscription includes a 30-day supply of the Daily Synbiotic. Your first month’s shipment is your Welcome Kit. It includes a reusable glass jar holding your first month’s supply, some Seed reading materials, and a complimentary travel vial that holds a week’s worth of your Daily Synbiotic, so you never miss a day on the go.
Why does my second month's shipment look different from the first?
Cool—you’ve met our sustainable refill system.
The planet is really important to us, so we’re constantly looking for materials that are sustainable and Earth-friendly, without sacrificing the safety and protection of your Daily Synbiotic. Our jars are made of glass, which is infinitely recyclable, but the less we put out there, the better. That’s why we ask you to keep your reusable glass jar and send you monthly refills instead.
All shipments after your first will come in a certified home-compostable, bio-based pouch that is oxygen and moisture resistant, while being planet-safe. It’s easy—just open the pouch and refill your jar.
You inspire us—and we are honored to cover 15% of your subscription cost each month (for orders shipping to the US). To activate, simply navigate to checkout, then follow the prompts for a verification process through our partner, SheerID, to receive your unique code.
Should you have any questions or concerns about your verification status, kindly reach out to [email protected]. After verification, any questions about your Daily Synbiotic or your subscription can be directed to [email protected]—or find us on Instagram.
I'm having trouble logging into my account.
Apologies for any confusion—we’ve migrated to a new platform so we can better serve you (and your microbes). To ensure your existing account is synced with our new platform, kindly reactivate—this will allow you to manage your subscription, payment information, and shipment schedule.
You may cancel your subscription in your account or by contacting SeedCare at any time. Sorry to see you go—we’ll miss you (and your microbes).
Why is your email signup distinguished by sex?
First, if you have a body, you have a microbiome. No matter your sex, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity, health is a human issue and health is inclusive.
Our email signup does not distinguish based on gender, but rather on biological sex. For context, there are anatomical differences between male, female, and intersex bodies and variances in the gut microbiomes of different sexes. There are even entirely different microbiomes such as the vaginal and penile microbiomes. While the strains in our Daily Synbiotic have been clinically-studied in heterogenous populations (both male and female) and would be safe and effective for all sexes, providing your sex helps us keep you apprised of research and future products in our pipeline that may be most relevant to you.
I lost/broke my glass jar. How can I get a replacement?
No worries, it happens! Just get in touch with us at [email protected] and we’ll ship you a new one right away.
How do I review my orders, order history, or tracking information?
You’ll receive an order confirmation email after you sign up for your subscription, and a shipping confirmation email each month when your order is ready to ship. You may view all of this information in your account or by contacting SeedCare.
How do I update my shipping and billing information?
I'm traveling—is there a way to put my subscription on hold?
Absolutely. Simply navigate to your account and reschedule your upcoming shipment for any date in the future. Once you do, we’ll automatically update any further monthly shipments.
Don’t forget to pack your travel vial. 😉
Shipping + Billing
What payments do you accept?
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. We unfortunately cannot accept cash, checks, money orders, bitcoin, or hugs. 🙂
How much is shipping?
Shipping to the US: free
Shipping internationally: $10 flat rate (USD)
If you live outside of the US, after your first month you may continue with monthly refills shipped flat rate ($10 USD), or enroll in our Sustainable Transport Program for 90-day refills, billed every 3 months, shipped free.
You help us reduce shipping frequency and we cover your shipping (save $120 USD / year). Together, we can refill, not land-fill.
How much are returns?
If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may request a refund within 30 days of delivery of your first order. We’ll refund you for the full cost of the product less shipping, VAT, or duties—no questions asked. For all subsequent shipments, you may reschedule or cancel at any time in your account.
Will I be charged sales tax?
Shipping to the US: We are required to collect sales tax for orders shipping to the following states:
California Colorado Georgia Hawaii Illinois Indiana Iowa Louisiana Maryland Minnesota Nebraska Nevada New Jersey New York North Carolina Utah Virginia Washington Wisconsin
All other states are currently tax-free.
Shipping internationally: We ship DDP, meaning duties and taxes are paid up front, at checkout. Our global delivery partner, Passport Shipping, built a state-of-the-art shipping calculator that estimates duties and taxes before you place your first order. We will recalculate duties and taxes monthly, for each refill package. Kindly note, the price will typically remain the same unless there has been a change in your country’s government policy.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes—we currently ship to:
United States (including PO Boxes, U.S. territories, and APO/FPO addresses) Australia Austria Belgium Bulgaria Canada Colombia Croatia Czech Republic Cyprus Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Ireland Israel Italy Japan Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Poland Portugal Romania Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Arab Emirates United Kingdom
When will my package arrive?
Shipping to the US: Your first order should arrive within 3-5 business days after your order ships.
Shipping internationally: Your first order should arrive within 7-14 business days after your order ships.
Once your order ships, we’ll email you a tracking link so you can keep an eye out for it. Subsequent shipments will arrive in time to refill your monthly supply.
When will my credit card be charged?
You are billed each month when your monthly order ships, using the payment method you have on file. This charge will occur approximately every 30 days, unless you cancel.
How can I trust that my saved payment and personal information is secure?
Will my Daily Synbiotic survive being shipped in the heat?
We’ve conducted extensive heat testing on our Daily Synbiotic—after 10 days of constant, 24 hour, 100º F exposure (which is highly unlikely even in the heat of summer), our probiotic bacteria counts and viability exceeded the living cell counts stated on our label. Only with constant exposure to the blazing temperature of 120ºF, continuously over 2 days (48 hours), did the total biopotency of the Daily Synbiotic barely dip below label claim numbers and requirements.
Depending on the temperature of your home (or where you are traveling), kindly follow the recommended storage guidelines.
One of my items arrived damaged. What do I do?
Yikes! So sorry that happened. For defective or damaged items, please reach out to SeedCare—[email protected]—and we’ll ship you a replacement immediately.
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