Ecological Formulas, Monolaurin 600 mg 90 capsules


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    Product Description

    MONOLAURIN contains the monoester of the fatty acid lauric acid. It is a monoglyceride comprised of lauric acid and glycerol.

    Monolaurin possesses anti-viral activity against several viruses that reside in cell membranes (it prevents their entry into cell membranes). Monolaurin attacks the lipid membrane of the Herpes simplex and Herpes zoster Viruses [in vitro research]. Monolaurin attacks the lipid membrane of Influenza Viruses [in vitro research].

    As the HIV Virus (responsible for AIDS) is also a Virus that resides in the cell membrane, it is possible that Monolaurin may also be effective against this Virus [this has not yet been tested: it is a scientific theory only]

    This is a powerful antiviral, tested successfully for herpes types I and II, as well as non-specific viral infections. It contains the monoester of the acid lauric acid. Monolaurin has had good results in studies of Shingles, Herpes virus and Epstein Bar virus, which is closely related to the herpes virus. Monolaurin-based creams are being developed.

    In addition to the commonly known supplements Vitamin D, Lactoferrin and Echinacea, physicians recommend taking several capsules of Monolaurin on an empty stomach.

    Monolaurin is a more judicious prescription for cold and flu. Viral diseases result from a series of growth cycles that kill or alter cells. The maximal goal of antiviral treatment is to restore function to the infected cells, stop viral replication and thus prevent spread to additional cells. The difficulty is inhibition of the virus without harming the body's cells. Diseases may become evident only after extensive viral multiplication and cellular alteration have occurred. Thirdly, antiviral therapy can result in resistant mutation.

    Monolaurin is an exciting product because of its antiviral properties that enable selective use of a non-toxic agent to humans. Monolaurin works directly on the envelope coat of the virus by disrupting the conformation of the lipid bilayer, preventing adsorption (attachment) to host cells. It does not upset the gastrointestinal tract. No significant effect was noted in liver enzymes, leukocyte count, red cell count or hemoglobin levels in studies.

    Not only does Monolaurin exert antiviral activity by direct activity, it also enhances both nonspecific as well as specific host defenses against viral invasion. It does not have an effect on lymphocyte or macrophage functions. It potentiates immunological activity by triggering agents as mitogens, antigens, phagocytic stimuli or lymphokines. Although it is broad spectrum, it has no effect on disease caused by polio, Coxsackie, rotaviruses, Western euine, Venezuela equine or Japanese B encephalitis.

    Some physicians recommend taking 6 capsules when one has a flare up of the herpes virus, and two capsules as a maintenance dose. Sometimes the herpes virus can be activated by Monolaurin, and then killed, resulting in a Herxheimer-like reaction where one feels worse before feeling better.

    Monolaurin is effective against yeast and fungi, staphylococcus aureus (staph) and streptococcus agalactiae (strep), chlamydia trachomatis, candida albicans, giardia lamblia, ringworm, H. pylori and gonorrhea.

    In studies performed at the Respiratory Virology Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Monolaurin was shown to remove all measurable infectivity against the following RNA and DNA viruses:

    • Herpes Simplex 1 and 2
    • Epstein-Barr
    • Bronchitis
    • Influenza
    • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
    • Rubeola
    • Newcastle's
    • Cytomegalovirus

    Suggested Use:
    Take one or two capsules with meals or as directed by a physician.

    Contains no corn, yeast, wheat, liver, citrus or other common food or chemical

    Supplement Facts

    Supplement Facts
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Capsule
    Servings Per Bottle: 90
      Amount Per Serving % DV
    Calcium (as phosphate) 100 mg 10%
    Monolaurin 600 mg *
    Inosine 7.5 mg *

    *Daily Value not established.

    Other Ingredients: Calcium Phosphate, Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide.

    Additional Information

    Name Ecological Formulas, Monolaurin 600 mg 90 capsules
    UPC 696859034886
    Brand Ecological Formulas
    Form Capsule
    Shipping Weight 0.1500
    Serving Size 1


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    The most helpful favorable review

    I give this to my son who is slightly immune compromised and believe this has helped him recover from colds more quickly and also lessen the cold intensity. He is very sensitive to supplements but I have seen absolutely no side effects from this product. He now stays on a maintenance dose.

    Published by Terry on 2012-02-29 14:41:47
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    The most helpful critical review

    I will update when product arrives and I give it a spin on myself!

    Published by Robert on 2010-06-29 22:02:26
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    • Great for immune system

      Posted by solana35 on September 27, 2010
      Didn't get a cold or the flu all last year. I'm also in a better mood. Great for the immune system.
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    • Fabulous

      Posted by AKM from SC on February 7, 2011
      Been using this product for yrs and it truly works to fight off colds/viruses.
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    • This product seems to shorten the length and severity of viruses.

      Posted by Cheryle on October 21, 2010
      Very good customer service. I only waited two days.
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    • Great product

      Posted by Tamie on April 29, 2010
      Great product
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    • Declaro ser um cliente, muito satisfeito com este produto que adquirir sao produtos original feito com materias pro uma de primeira qualidade São de confiança todos os produtos

      Posted by flavio on September 21, 2015
      Eu amo este produto e o recomendo!
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    • Its ok

      Posted by Richard on March 23, 2016
      Does not cure herpesvirus
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