Taken as a supplement Caprylic acid is commonly used to alleviate the symptoms of some bacterial infections, reduce inflammation, destroy Candida yeast (responsible for Thrush) and protect the colon.
Caprylic acid is contained naturally in milk, coconut and palm kernel oil. Containing eight carbon atoms Caprylic acid is a saturated fatty acid which is soluble in fat, but not water. Caprylic acid is also known chemically as Octanoic acid.
Caprylic acid is not an essential nutrient for the body, but does have qualities to benefit health. Taken as a supplement Caprylic acid is commonly used to alleviate the symptoms of some bacterial infections, reduce inflammation, destroy Candida yeast (responsible for Thrush) and protect the colon.
Dr William Cook was the first to publicize the benefits of this fatty acid supplement in his book, The Yeast Connection.
Caprylic acid has become popular a nutritional supplement to support internal ecology acid and microbial balance since Dr. William Crook's book "The Yeast Connection'.
Taken as part of a healthy diet, Caprylic acid may bring the following health benefits:
Swanson recommends taking one capsule with water twice a day with meals.
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