The health 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.
Natural Antibiotic / Germicide / Anti-fungal / Antiviral
Coconut oil is good for you on the inside of your body and the outside.
Virgin coconut oil can prevent diseases, because of its abundance of lauric acid.Lauric acid is the miracle element in coconut oil. Lauric acid is found in human breast milk. Lauric acid is the element that protects infants from infections and diseases by building the immune system.
Essential components of virgin coconut oil, make it a natural antibiotic because of its essential components like monolaurin.
Coconut oil works as an antiviral and antibacterial agent that can help cure various diseases. It works by destroying lipid-coated viruses such as flu, and various bacteria, including listeria monocytogenes, h-pylori (contributes to the development of stomach ulcers) and protozoa such as giardia lamblia.
Coconut oil kills fungus and yeasts that cause ringworm, athletes foot, candida and jock itch.
There have been various studies that have shown positive correlations between consumption of virgin coconut oil in HIV patients and reduced viral loads, proving the antiviral and antibacterial properties associated with consumption of fractionated coconut oil, which the body processes as monolaurin.
Beneficial to the Skin
Coconut oil is also perfect for natural perfumers who don't like using alcohol as a carrier.
Because of it's very small molecules, it’s more like animal fat and it absorbs easily into the skin, and that further enhances it as ideal massage oil.