- What other names is Monolaurin known by?
- What is Monolaurin?
- How does Monolaurin work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Monolaurin.
Monolaurin is used for preventing and treating colds (the common cold), flu (influenza), swine flu, herpes, shingles, and other infections. It is also used to treat chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and to boost the immune system.
In foods, monolaurin is used in the production of ice cream, margarine, and spaghetti.
In manufacturing, monolaurin is used in making cosmetics, detergents, and insecticides.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Common cold.
- Flu (influenza).
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
- Strengthening the immune system.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of monolaurin during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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