Organic Coconut Oil

(Cocos nucifera) 

Cold-pressed and extracted from the meat of the Coconut, this oil is famous throughout the world not only as an edible, nutritious, and healthy oil but also as an excellent hair tonic, massage oil, and skin softener. Organic Coconut Oil is high in saturated fats that provide a powerful source of medium chain fatty acids and triglycerides, as well as antibiotic, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, multivitamin, and multi-nutrient, making it an awesome ingredient with lots of benefits! Organic Coconut Oil has a high moisture retaining capacity so when it is applied to the skin, it creates a smooth, protective layer that helps retain the skin’s moisture content. Since it contains mostly fats, it acts as an effective emollient that provides a softening and soothing effect which helps soothe itchiness and dryness, as well as soften and heal small wounds caused by acne or pimples. When the medium chain fatty acids are absorbed into the skin, they can be directly utilized for nutrition and energy, providing all the energy your skin needs to heal and maintain itself. Organic Coconut Oil also limits the amount of microbes on the skin with its antibacterial and antifungal properties. This makes it effective for healing, treating, and preventing skin infections such as dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, acne, inflammation or irritation, and other skin sensitivities. Organic Coconut Oil contains two anti-oxidants that combat devastating free radicals in the skin: ferulic acid and p-coumaric acid. These acids improve the quality and appearance of the skin by eliminating dead skin cells, reducing flaking skin, and smoothing away wrinkles. The microbe-killing properties in Organic Coconut Oil make it perfect to control skin conditions that are caused by bacteria or fungi. It is capable of eliminating body odor caused by bacterial growth, so it works as an effective natural deodorant when applied under the arms. Finally, Organic Coconut Oil can be used to create lather in soapmaking.

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