You may have heard about the benefits of probiotics to improve our gut flora in the digestive tract and boost the bodies immunity, but more recently, scientific research has proven it can also alleviate symptoms associated with inflamed skin conditions like eczema, rashes or rosacea. So what are probiotics? Probiotics are live, healthy bacteria. These ’friendly’ microorganisms are responsible for restoring balance in our bodies by making sure that any bad bacteria is kept under control and prevents it from causing illnesses. In addition, probiotics are known to successfully fight gut inflammation, help our bodies absorb certain types of nutrients and keep the immune system in optimum shape.