Oh, the awesome benefits of coconut oil are endless! This oil is simply amazing! The benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. It also provides relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, and cancer, while helping to improve dental quality and bone strength. The benefits of coconut oil can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, and their respective properties, such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-carcinogenic. An excellent oil for skincare in that it delays the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of the skin. Coconut oil also helps in treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. It may be used on cuts and scrapes to prevent infection and aids in the prevention of premature aging. For these exact reasons, coconut oil forms the base ingredient in most of our Naturally Pure products.
I bake and cook with coconut oil and use it to season my cast iron pans and wooden cutting board. It is a multipurpose oil with awesome benefits! If something hurts, rub coconut oil on it (just sayin). Try using it on your hair as a deep conditioner, or try making some toothpaste since it is also known to stop tooth decay!
Try it and you will love the results! Here a few ways to consume it…..Just blend 1 T in coffee or tea, cook with it, put it in smoothies or simply replace butter for coconut in recipes. It is awesome for lowering cholesterol and aids with weight loss as well.
Coconut oil is benefiting Alzheimer’s patients. It is great for your brain and your heart! Alzheimer’s patients benefit by consuming anywhere from 1 – 6 T on a daily basis. Coconut oil is Amazing and is my oil of choice! You can find affordable prices on virgin coconut oil at Trader Joes, Sam’s Club and Costco.