Caprylic Acid Plus is formulated to combat the fungal infections such as thrush, otherwise known as chronic candidiasis. The most common species of yeast responsible for this condition isCandida albicans.Candidais kept in check in healthy persons; unfortunately, this opportunistic yeast can overpopulate and affect the skin, genitals, and digestive tract. This can often happen following the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics or from high blood-glucose levels common for those suffering from diabetes.
Caprylic acid is a naturally occurring short-chain fatty acid that kills off theCandidayeast by disintegrating its cell walls. Its antibacterial action is further strengthened by the antifungal properties of pau d’arco, cloves, and garlic extract.