What is it?
Organic Virgin Coconut oil is a 100% pure oil. It is obtained by mechanical cold pressing and filtration. During this process it is ensured that the oil is kept away from both heat and light enabling it to keep its high content of nutrients compared to ordinary coconut oil.
90% of Coconut oils is made up of saturated fats. These are good fats that have many benefits to the body such as helping fight off diseases as well as providing antiviral and bacterial protection.
The Philippines, Indonesia, Java, Burma and Sri Lanka are just a few of the Tropical countries producing this oil. It is important however that individuals are careful when it comes to buying Organic Virgin Coconut oil, as it is often found that some will use the ordinary coconut oil and add artificial flavouring and then sell it as Virgin and won’t receive the expected benefits.
It is well known for its characteristic fragrance of Coconut and fresh Coconut taste and has a high Vitamin and antioxidant content as well as being rich in protein.
The Organic Virgin Coconut oil has a very good shelf life, much longer than other edible oils.
So what is so good about the Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
This product is continuing to gain popularity all over the world due to its wide range of benefits.
For the skin
It is considered one of the best moisturisers, those who suffer with skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis use the oil to help soothe itchiness and reduce inflammation. The appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin can also be delayed through the use of this oil. Organic Virgin Coconut oil can be used directly on the skin and is also used as a base for many creams and soaps used for skincare.
This oil can be found in massage products, face creams, skincare creams and also anti-ageing products.
For the hair
In India Coconut oil has been used extensively as a conditioner for those suffering with damaged hair. Many are also using the oil to encourage hair growth and provide essential proteins. Coconut oil is believed to be one of the best protections for hair damage caused by hygral fatigue.It also leaves a healthy shine to the hair.
The oil can be used directly on their hair and can be found in many haircare products and conditioners.
For the teeth
Oil pulling has become increasingly popular, it is believed to clean and detoxify the teeth and gums.
For the body
Organic Virgin Coconut oil consists of 50% Lauric acid, which is a saturated fat that has the ability to prevent heart related problems such as high blood pressure. The intake of this oil can help to improve the immune system, as the body turns lauric acid into monolaurin which is believed to help fight diseases. The oil contains Caprylic Acid which has good antibacterial and antiviral properties.
This product can be taken internally and many also cook with this oil as a healthy alternative to Sunflower oil.
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