Thanks for checking out my video today. The question today is can Candida become resistant to grapefruit seed extract?
That’s a very good question. And this is a question I’ve answered before with various other natural antifungal compounds like garlic and clove and various things like that. It’s not really going to happen with a natural compound.
Let’s have a look at a 1990 study that was completed. You can find this published in the Journal of Molecular Medicine. If you do a Google search for GSE or grapefruit seed extract 1990 study, you’ll find it. And what you’ll find is that the grapefruit seed extract was found both in vitro and in vivo, which we’re talking about test tubes, as well as in human beings, to be more effective than 30 different types of antibiotics and 16 different types of antifungals. These are pharmaceutical drugs. That’s quite a powerful thing. This was a small study completed with 30 different people when they found no side effects at all with grapefruit seed extract, which is quite remarkable. You can’t say the same with antibiotics or antifungals.
Resistance doesn’t usually occur with something like GSE because of the complexity of the compound. You’ve got many different ingredients in grapefruit seed extract that have a hand in helping to kill and eradicate Candida.
Dr. Jacob Harich was a doctor who ended up living in Florida who really discovered grapefruit seed extract in the ‘70s and found it to be exceptional for keeping swimming pools clean, for example. And there was a government contract at one stage where large municipal Olympic pools were being supplied and sterilized with GSE. This wasn’t all that long ago when they had a lot of other chemicals at their disposal, but they decided to use grapefruit seed extract.
Grapefruit seed extract has also been used for sterilizing equipment in different medical facilities at some stage. It’s an extremely potent antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial. It’s bitter, so it helps to stimulate gastric juices and that alone will help to overcome Candida. It’s exceptional when used with garlic extract and clove and various other natural extracts.
It’s one of the reasons why I put grapefruit seed extract in my antifungal called Canxida. I put a 45 percent flavonoid-containing GSE in my product in a high quality dry form. It’s very difficult to take in liquid extract over one to two drops per day. But when you take it in a dry compound, you can take more of it in. You should not take an antifungal in unless it’s got GSE in it. That’s my recommendation.
Regardless of what you’ve got, it’s proven to be effective against many different types of yeast, whether it’s Candida, Aspergillus, Geotrichum, Trichophyton, it doesn’t matter; it’s effective against all of them. It’s definitely worth including in your regime against Candida and resistance is not something you’re going to find a problem with grapefruit seed extract. I guarantee you’ll have success with it.
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