This is a fascinating cancer study that shows the benefits of a particular fatty acid found in coconut oil. It’s called caprylic acid.
I used caprylic acid in the past when I had a yeast infection because caprylic acid is extremely antifungal.
It is also antibacterial. As it turns out, it’s very anticancer.
First let’s take a look at the source of caprylic acid, coconut oil:
You’ll notice that caprylic acid is the first thing listed (C8) and coconut oil is about 7% caprylic acid.
Now let’s turn to the study.
The researchers treated mice with compounds that gave the lab mice cancer. Then they gave caprylic acid to some of these cancer mice.
The mice that received caprylic acid got completely better.
Then they gave the mice skin cancer and applied the caprylic acid topically. These mice got better also.
Tumors in mice treated once daily from the fourth to eighth day after implantation were obliterated.
It’s a mystery why this study wasn’t really followed up.
Maybe it’s because pharmaceutical companies can earn hundreds of thousand dollars from one cancer patient receiving treatment.
Caprylic acid comes from coconut oil and you can buy a good supply for $20 or $30.
Here’s another thing:
Because of the fad for polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-6 fatty acids, and omega-3 fatty acids, researchers dropped the idea of working with the fully-saturated fatty acids such as caprylic acid.
The truth is that coconut oil has many benefits.
And now we know that one of the components, caprylic acid, has powerful anticancer properties.
According to the research, its promise is astounding. And it isn’t difficult to get enough caprylic acid to fight cancer either.
This is not to say you shouldn’t go to your doctor or look into conventional cancer therapies.
But you should think about trying caprylic acid if you get a green light from your doctor.