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Caprylic Acid

CAPRYLIC ACID:  Candida, Fungal,  Yeast,  Anti-Bacterial, and Anti-Parasitic Products To Self-Treat And To Supplement Prescription Treatments

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Caprylic Acid Indications

For treatment and cure of fungus infections and yeast infections, especially systemic, chronic, or recurrent fungus infection and yeast infection caused by Candida albicans intestinal yeast overgrowth (Candidiasis). For treatments addressing the symptoms of Candida albicans intestinal yeast infection. In men and women for addressing underlying causes of fungus and yeast-related disorders including oral yeast infection (thrush), vaginal yeast infection (vaginitis) and  male yeast infection (jock itch). For treatment and supportive therapy of intestinal disorders commonly associated with Candida albicans yeast overgrowth (Candidiasis) including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), leaky gut syndrome, intestinal parasite infections, and intestinal bacterial infections.

Caprylic Acid Source & Availability

Caprylic Acid is a natural, herbal, botanical dietary supplement commonly available in pill, tablet, or capsule form. Caprylic Acid is naturally derived from coconut oil. Caprylic Acid is a short chain fatty acid that has been known to possess anti-fungal activity for over 40 years.

Caprylic Acid  Medicinal Value

Caprylic acid is an anti-fungal, eight carbon, short chain fatty acid preferred by many doctors over the prescription drug Nystatin for the control of Candida Albicans. The anti-fungal effect of caprylic acid has been demonstrated in both clinical trials and in vitro studies. In the pH range of 2.5 - 8.5, caprylic acid exhibits high fungicidal activity against yeasts, especially Candida Albicans. The exact mechanism of fungicidal action of caprylic acid is not fully understood; however, it is postulated that caprylic acid dissolves the cell membrane of yeast, causing changes in fluidity and permeability that lead to membrane disaggregation. It is believed that Candida migrate into the mucosal wall. Because of its excellent lipotrophic (fat solubility) properties (which allow it to penetrate the mucosal cells), caprylic acid is also believed to be effective against intramucosal Candida.

Because of the fat solubility of Caprylic Acid, it is recommended that dietary fat (butter, salad oil, etc.) be included at meals when Caprylic Acid is taken. Alternatively, Caprylic Acid can be accompanied by essential oils (Flax Seed Oil, fish oil, Omega 3 fatty acids, etc.). Because it is rapidly absorbed, Caprylic Acid should be given in a sustained release formula to distribute the agent throughout the intestinal tract.

Caprylic Acid

Caprylic Acid

Yeast killer, "Caprinol" Sustained-Release Caprylic Acid in the preferred Sodium Caprylate form with Pau D'Arco

Nature's Herbs, 350 mg per capsule, take 1 capsule 3 times daily with meals, gradually increasing to 2 capsules 3 times daily over a three week period