16 oktober 2018 | Nutriënten

Wat is Laurinezuur
Laurinezuur is een vetzuur dat aanwezig is in kokosolie, maar ook in moedermelk. Het heeft een groot scala aan positieve eigenschappen voor de algemene gezondheid. Deze zullen we hieronder bespreken.

Waaruit wordt Laurinezuur gewonnen
Normaal gesproken bevat een normale hoeveelheid kokosolie ongeveer 50% van het laurinezuur dat we nodig hebben. Men zou dus tweemaal zoveel kokosolie moeten eten om genoeg monolaurinezuur binnen te krijgen. Dergelijke hoeveelheden kokosolie binnen krijgen is echter ongewenst omdat het spijsverteringsstelsel dat niet kan verwerken. De beste manier om monolaurinezuur binnen te krijgen is daarom in capsulevorm. Dit kan zonder bijwerkingen geslikt worden. Het monolaurinezuur in capsulevorm is gescheiden van de vetzuren van de kokosolie en kan geen ongemak geven.

Wat doet Laurinezuur voor ons lichaam
Een van de grootste helende eigenschappen van laurinezuur is dat het in de darmen door de gezonde darmbacteriën wordt omgezet in monolaurine. Dit werkt in het lichaam als een soort antibiotica. Deze vorm van laurinezuur heeft een werking tegen virussen, schimmels, ziekmakende bacteriën en zelfs sommige parasieten. De virussen waarvan men onderzocht heeft waartegen het effectief kan zijn:

  • Herpes simplex 1
  • Herpes simplex 2
  • Chlamydia
  • Mazelen
  • Vesicular Stomatitis
  • Visna Virus
  • Epstein–Barr
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • (SIV) Simian immunodeficiency virus

De bacteriën, schimmels en parasieten waartegen het effectief kan zijn:

  • Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia garinii (Lyme)
  • E. coli (responsible for food poisoning)
  • Clostridium difficile (C. difficile)
  • Candida albicans
  • Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori)
  • Entamoeba histolytica (causes stomach and intestinal problems)
  • Giardia lamblia (causes diarrhea)
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Staphylococus aureus (Staph infection and MRSA)
  • Enterococcus faecalis (urinary tract infections)
  • Streptococcus agalactiae
  • Biofilms

Monolaurine heeft een doeltreffende werking tegen alles wat voor het lichaam ziekmakend kan zijn. Het werkt zelfs gunstig voor mensen met candida en Lyme. Alles hierover is te lezen in het boek “Het kokosolie wonder”. In dergelijke literatuur heeft men het meestal over de pure kokosolie waarvan veel gegeten moet worden om ervoor te zorgen dat met voldoende laurinezuur binnen krijgt.


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