Monolaurin is a monoglyceride of lauric acid that is formed in small amounts after consumption of the fatty acid lauric acid. Known for its potent immune supporting functions, monolaurin is frequently recommended as a general immune supporter for bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
This product is branded Lauricidin that contains a minimum of 95% SN-1 monolaurin. The original monolaurin product on the market, lauricidin was founded in the 1960s by Dr. Jon. J. Kabara, PHD.
Lauricidin is produced when lauric acid (sourced from coconut oil) is broken down into free fatty acids and combined a plant based glycerol to form the pure monolaurin ester. Monolaurin as this ester is naturally present in mother's milk, bitter melon and saw palmetto.