Benefits of Coconut Oil
At Optimised Energetics we believe in using the highest quality ingredients in our products and supporting fair trade suppliers. Our Control Union and Soil Association Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is ethically produced in Sri Lanka and company we purchase it from was established as new revenue source for the Sri Lankan economy in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami.
Virgin Coconut Oil is produced using the fresh, mature kernel of only the highest quality coconuts. Our oil has not undergone any chemical refining, bleaching or deodorising or any other process which would lead to the alteration of the nature of the oil. Virgin coconut oil is the purest form of coconut oil and has colourless appearance with a mild fresh coconut aroma. It has many health benefits and is known to be anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory'.
4 Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil for Use on the Skin
Most people have become aware of the nutritional and health benefits of ingesting coconut oil of late, but not as many people realize the amazing medical potential it has when it is applied to the skin. With all of the useful topical health applications, and more being discovered every day, its a wonder that people aren’t using this precious natural moisturising oil more often. Here are some of the best medicinal properties of coconut oil for use on the skin.
Clearing Head Lice - Because of its antiviral and antifungal properties, coconut oil that is combined with anise spray is more effective than the traditional insecticide permethrin that is widely used, and contains a number of harmful chemicals.
Healing Cuts - as the original cut cream for people that had access to it, coconut oil has been shown to accelerate healing and leave less scarring, especially when combined with silver. The antiviral and antifungal properties also make sure that the cuts and wounds stay clean and lower the chance of infection.
Anti-Fungal (Candida) - many people aren’t aware of the potential benefit of using coconut oil to help treat yeast infections and other fungal infections. With its proven anti-fungal properties, coconut oil is one of the leading natural treatments for fungal infections on the skin.
Sunscreen - with regular use as a moisturizing skin cream, coconut oil also has the ability of blocking out UV rays -both A and B- by around 30%. While it is not a substitute for proper sunscreen, the combination of moisturization and protection from the sun will leave your skin supple and less damaged than before.
These are only a few of the benefits that coconut oil can provide for the health of your skin and using it regularly as part of your natural skin care routine can provide you will radiant skin without the use of expensive and environmentally damaging skin care creams and lotions. There are also untold benefits from ingesting coconut oil, making this natural oil one of the most versatile and remarkable oils that we can use every day for increased health and well being.Please read this super article on the properties of Coconut Oil from Humansarefree.com, we have pulled out a short extract from it to give you a taste of its importanceCoconut Oils Secret Ingredient
It may be surprising for you to realize that the naturally occurring saturated fat in coconut oil actually has some amazing health benefits such as:
- Promoting your heart health
- Promoting weight loss, when needed
- Supporting your immune system health
- Supporting a healthy metabolism
- Providing you with an immediate energy source
- Keeping your skin healthy and youthful looking
- Supporting the proper functioning of your thyroid gland
But how is this possible? Does coconut oil have some secret ingredients not found in other saturated fats? The answer is a resounding "yes".
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