Organic Virgin Coconut

£9.80

460 ml – Buy the 3 Pack and save £3!

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Product Description

100% pure coconut oil is good for internal and external use.

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High in naturally occurring medium-chain fatty acids making this a very stable oil for cooking. Suitable for all skin types and especially beneficial to those with a Pitta constitution. The presence of powerful anti-microbal agents in coconut oil to nourish and stop microbes infecting your skin.  Creates a layer over the skin that prevents moisture escaping, thus helping to protect from drying and cracking. Penetrates the skin easily, helping to moisturise and protect from adverse effects of ageing. Medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) found in coconut oil are rare in nature and very health beneficial. MCFA are digested by the body in a different way than the more common long chain fatty acids (LCFA) found in most other foods including cheese. MCFA are quickly digested, producing energy instead of body fat and arterial plaque like LCFA. About 50 percent of the MFCA in coconut oil is lauric acid, which strengthens the immune system and is also found in women’s breast milk. Here are a few of the many benefits of coconut oil:-

  • Based on medium chain fatty acids that are easy to digest which is easy for the liver, compared to long chain fatty acids found in meat and cheese
  • High in anti-oxidants – help reduce stress in our bodies
  • High in fibre – good for bowl movements
  • High in natural enzymes that break down our food
  • Contains saturated fats that raise the good cholesterol called HDL, while changing the not good, LDL cholesterol to a benign type
  • Promotes the absorption of other nutrients
  • Contains lauric acid that is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal

Read more at Authority Nutrition. Contains a reference to healthy population of an island near New Zealand called Kitava that has coconuts and coconut oil as a stable diet.

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This pure organic virgin coconut oil is ideal for cooking, sports coconut-1--web-nutrition, health and beauty.

Apart from Coconut oil and ghee, most other oils oxidise when heated and are not ideal for cooking. Cooking with coconut oil adds a delicious flavour to meals. The diet in many south pacific islands is high in coconut and the people there have a reputation for excellent cardiovascular health. Arterial health is also supported by coconut oil. For Pitta constitutions coconut oil is good for massaging. It is also good for preventing dandruff by nourishing damaged hair.  This also makes it a good conditioner and aids sound sleep. When massaged onto body and face, coconut oil delays wrinkles and sagging skin.

Coconut oil has many uses including:

  • It is heat stable unlike many olive oil, so good for cooking
  • Baking, frying, roasting
  • Flavouring
  • Spreading
  • As a natural health and beauty product
  • A tea spoon in teas or in porridge is a great cleaner of the system.
  • Oil Pulling – read more

Here are a few of the many benefits of coconut oil:

  • Based on medium chain fatty acids that are easy to digest which is easy for the liver, compared to long chain fatty acids found in meat and cheese.
  • High in anti-oxidants – help reduce stress in our bodies
  • High in fibre – good for bowl movements
  • High in natural enzymes that break down our food
  • Contains saturated fats that raise the good cholesterol called HDL, while changing the not good, LDL cholesterol to a benign type
  • Promotes the absorption of other nutrients
  • Contains Lauric Acid that is Anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal