One tsp of saliva contains 50K to five billion microorganisms (little bug things), which secrete enzymes and acids. These substances begin your digestive process by breaking food down into smaller particles. These “good bugs” also help with your salivary enzyme phosphatase and helping to kill “bad bugs” such as herpes viruses and Candida fungi. If your good bugs’ acidic secretions are adequate, many potentially dangerous bugs dangerous bugs are stopped cold in their tracks. -Dr. Jacobson
Scientific Name: Streptococcus Pyogenes Common Name: Strep Throat Description: A ball shaped bacterium that causes Strep Throat. The organisms are characterized by high levels of genetic recombination, extensive strain diversity, and a narrow habitat. Niche: A free living organism. In habits humans and domestic animals.