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- proper n. A taxonomic species within the genus Candida — a diploid asexual fungus (a form of yeast), the overgrowth of which results in candidiasis in immunocompromised patients.
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And when they start to lose, more virulent bad bugs, like the Candida albicans strain, can rule over our gut and other parts of our bodies.
Oregano oil products from North American Herb and Spice, such as Oreganol, were shown to kill strep and Candida albicans in test-tube studies.