Monolaurin and HPV & Genital Warts

Last Updated: March 4, 2019 | First Published: January 15, 2016
Reviewed by: Dr. Viatcheslav Wlassoff, Ph.D.

Monolaurin HPV Genital Warts

Monolaurin & Genital Warts

The best treatment for fighting an HPV infection (which can cause genital warts) is a strong immune system. There are many ways to boost your immune system, including a healthy diet, plenty of rest, and nutritional supplements.

One way to support your immune system is through a daily dose of Monolaurin - a natural supplement made from coconut oil. Monolaurin has been tested in laboratory settings to help regulate immune response in the presence of external pathogens [please see Ref# 1-9 below].

Monolaurin has powerful immune modifying properties, and studies show the substance is able to break down the lipid layer of enveloped viruses where some pharmaceuticals may fail. [Ref #4]

If you are looking to boost your immune system in response to an HPV infection, dietary supplements may give your body the support it needs to fight and push the virus into dormancy.

Natural Cure Labs makes ta variety of immune-focused dietary supplements, all of which use natural formulas, premium ingredients, and are 3rd party laboratory tested. A recommended dose supporting a healthy immune system is 2-3 times daily (at meal time), but more detail can be found in the comprehensive Dosing Guide.

As any natural treatment, it is safest and most effective when done under the supervision of a health care professional .


References:

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