*Gradual release, buffered caprylic acid, providing optimal support for healthy candida balance
Caprylic acid, also known as octanoic acid, is a naturally occurring fatty acid. Calcium and magnesium caprylates act as buffers and may also help slow the dispersion and release of caprylic acid to support its activity throughout the gastrointestinal tract. Caprylic acid promotes a favorable environment for beneficial microflora. Due to its fat solubility, it is believed to penetrate intestinal mucosal cells to exert its effects.
Pure Encapsulations Caprylic Acid provides gradual release calcium and magnesium caprylates for maintaining healthy candida balance.
What Is It?
Uses For Caprylic Acid
Caprylic acid promotes a favorable environment for beneficial microflora, helping to maintain a healthy candida balance. Due to its fat solubility, it is believed to penetrate intestinal mucosal cells to exert its effects. In this formula, calcium and magnesium caprylates act as buffers and may also help slow the dispersion of caprylic acid to support its activity throughout the gastrointestinal tract.*
Caprylic acid is derived from from palm oil. Calcium and magnesium are derived from the lime of rock.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-2 capsules 30 minutes before each meal, or as directed by a health professional.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Caprylic acid has been associated with GI upset, bloating or diarrhea. Caprylic acid is not recommended for individuals prone to developing kidney stones. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Caprylic acid may be contra-indicated with NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and certain blood thinning medications. Consult your physician for more
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
For educational purposes only. Consult your physician for any health problems.
calcium (caprylate) .........................................................................30 mg.
magnesium (caprylate)....................................................................18 mg.
caprylic acid .................................................................................400 mg.each vegetable capsule contains
12 capsules 30 minutes before each meal, or as directed by a health
What Is The Source?
Caprylic acid, also known as octanoic acid, is a naturally occurring fatty acid that provides support for healthy candida balance.*
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