Samsara's Monolaurin powder is 100% extracted from coconut meat or copra, unlike many others which are derived from inferior palm oil. Monolaurin also naturally occurs in breast milk and is considered a critical element in the development of a baby's immune system. It is commonly sought after for its anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal effects.
Candida albicans is a common fungal pathogen that lives in the gut, mouth, genitals, urinary tract, and skin. It can be life-threatening in immunocompromised people. The latest research found that monolaurin has potential as an antifungal treatment for candida Albicans —one that can also reduce a pro-inflammatory response.
Monolaurin and herpes
Results from lab experiments suggest that monolaurin damages the herpes simplex virus, the virus that causes herpes sores. In those same experiments, monolaurin also attacked cytomegalovirus — a virus belonging to the herpes family commonly known as CMV — and to a lesser extent, HIV
Monolaurin is a form of fatty acid called lauric acid. It is found in human and coconut milk. In lab experiments, monolaurin has caused damage to a range of viruses, including HIV, herpes viruses, and the bacteria that cause chlamydia and gonorrhea.
Where can i buy Monolaurin?
PURE, meaning it has a STRONG taste! We recommend adding it to a strongly flavored drink or consuming it with a flavored yogurt or applesauce have all been found to work well!