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Coconut’s Best Kept Secret: Monolaurin

Updated: Oct 19, 2019

Monolaurin is a powerful agent derived naturally from coconut, and is the best source of the fatty acid lauric acid. It can also be found in breast milk, and a few plants. However, coconuts are the best and most common way it is utilized.

Monolaurin from lauric acid is capable of inhibiting the growth of pathogens due to having strong antimicrobial and antibacterial properties. That is why it has been used to treat the flu, yeast infections, fevers, cold sores, and even the common cold for centuries.

Monolaurin is especially known for its antiviral properties. It has the amazing ability to break down and destroy the lipid layer of enveloped viruses where many prescription drugs fail. With the worldwide concern about antibiotic resistance, this may mean that monolaurin (lauric acid) could become a viable and natural treatment option. It can be taken as a preventative therapy, to treat new or existing conditions, or for general health.

Monolaurin is truly an amazing product of nature, and has so many incredible health benefits.

  • Antiviral – It can kill Epstein-Barr, Measles, Some types of Herpes, Chlamydia, Vesicular Stomatitis, Visna Virus, and more.

  • Antimicrobial

  • Antibacterial – It kills the “bad” bacteria, not the “good.”

  • Antifungal - Kills Yeast, Fungi, & Protozoa; including, E. Coli, Staphyloccus aureus, Streptococcus, Giardia Lamblia, H. Pylori, and more.

  • Antiparasitic

  • Good for the skin and aids in treating acne

  • Fights Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

  • Boosts the immune system

  • Lowers risk of heart disease

  • Aids in weight management

  • Anti-inflammatory properties

  • Aids in digestive issues

Monolaurin is another great tool in natural health, and like all supplements that you use, you should always make sure that you check with your doctor, and that you are buying a trusted high quality brand. Not every brand of supplements is made well. That is why we only sell brands that we trust. Feel free to call the office to order a bottle of monolaurin to keep on hand.

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