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Coconut Date Written 2007
Author Joe Holmes Date Revised  

Coconut Oil "With Candida take initially 4 tablespoons of coconut oil spread out during the day, and after improvement you may reduce this to 2 tablespoons for several more weeks. This seems to be effective against systemic as well as localised infestations, including those of the genitals. However, it is advisable to apply coconut oil topically as well." (1)

"The medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil are effective in killing off the yeast," (2)

"The good news is that lauric acid in virgin coconut oil appears to kill lipid-coated bacteria but does not appear to harm "friendly" intestinal bacteria. Research shows that the medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil have antifungal properties, so not only will they kill disease-causing bacteria and leave good bacteria alone, they will also kill candida and other fungi in the intestinal tract, supporting a healthy intestinal environment." (3)

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