We falsely accuse coconut oil of being a fad, the fact remains that it’s a traditional oil that has been consumed for thousands of years in tropical cultures, and the research on the health benefits of coconut oil has existed for a very long time. Its benefits include weight loss, better brain function, skin health, reduce stress and many more.
Coconut oil goes straight to the liver from the digestive tract, where they are used as a fast source of energy or turned into so-called ketones, which can have therapeutic effects on brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s.
The most abundant fatty acid comprising nearly 50% of the coconut’s fat content in coconut oil is called lauric acid. This acid is especially effective in eliminating a large variety of bacteria by disintegrating their lipid membrane and destroying the organism by so doing it strengthens the immune system because it contains antimicrobial lipids, lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, which have antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties
Coconut oil is an excellent massage for skin care; it acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skin, including dry skin.
Coconut oil helps in healthy growth of hair and gives your hair a shiny quality. It is also highly effective in reducing protein loss, which can lead to various unattractive or unhealthy qualities in your hair. It is used as hair care oil and is used in manufacturing various conditioners and dandruff relief creams. It is normally applied topically for hair care.
Coconut oil helps to eliminate mental fatigue, applying it to the head, followed by a gentle massage help to remove stress. It also improves the ability of our body to absorb important minerals. These include calcium and magnesium, which are necessary for the development of bones.