Botanical name: Cocos nucifera.
Melting temperature: 25-27°C ( 77-80°F). Below this temperature is a solid/granular mass creamy.
Colour: from almost transparent to pale yellowish.
Produce: cold pressing method, unrefined.
Ingredients: a wide range of health-improving action of coconut oil, as well as a variety of cosmetic applications it is determined primarily by the concentration of saturated fatty acids (lauric (39-54%), myristic acids (15-23%), palmitic (7.5-10.5%), capric (4.5- 9.7%), caprylic acid (10.5%), stearic (1.0-3.2%) et al., as well as the presence of coconut oil in the composition, is beneficial for cardiovascular and skin monounsaturated oleic acid (which accounted in the fatty acid composition of the oil 6% of coconut). The content of polyunsaturated fatty acids (linoleic omega-6 acid and linolenic omega-3 acid) in coconut oil is insignificant and amounts to about 0.5%.
Description: Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and bactericidal action as part of an integrated treatment of influenza, hepatitis, infectious and inflammatory diseases of the respiratory system, urinary system, and herpes. It improves the functional state of the cardiovascular system, prevents the development of atherosclerosis, thrombosis, coronary heart disease, and hypertension by reducing the amount of bad cholesterol, provoking the formation of blood vessel walls of atherosclerotic plaques. Reduces the risk of diseases of the digestive system, prevents the development of caries and the age of osteoporosis, improves the immune defense of the body.Suppose oil is applied topically to effectively heals damaged tissue, cracks, cuts, bruises, and a bactericidal effect. It increases the effectiveness of prevention and comprehensive treatment of various dermatological conditions (including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema). Valid for daily care of dry, inflamed, flaky, sensitive, rough, mature, or aging skin. It helps restore the lipid-protein balance of the skin, impaired due to the frequent use of aggressive foaming agents (soap, shower gels). Coconut oil is a natural sun protection factor SPF10, creates a stable, protective layer on the skin's surface during sunbathing, and contributes to a smooth and beautiful tan. It prevents the appearance of age spots and premature aging of the skin due to the high content of natural antioxidants.
The use of coconut oil for the care is not recommended for problems or oily skin because this product has a relatively high level of comedogenic and can provoke the appearance of the skin and acne comedones.
Externally: in a pure, undiluted form acceptable to use only unrefined coconut oil for hair care, for the treatment of cracked heels, or for processing calloused skin. The funds for the maintenance of the face fraction of coconut oil should not exceed 10%, and in the means to care for the optimal content of coconut oil body care - 30% of the total weight of the cosmetic. Haircare uses coconut oil as a pure undiluted and additive to shampoos, masks, balms, and conditioners for hair.
Internally: daily mouthwash coconut oil before going to sleep will help get rid of bad breath, teeth, and oral cavity diseases. To enhance the activity of the immune system and the prevention of the conditions listed above (see Description), recommended daily intake of coconut oil one tablespoon in the morning and the evening before a meal (you can start with one teaspoon, gradually increasing the daily dose). It is an excellent source of health and energy for vegetarians, raw foodists, and people leading a healthy lifestyle.
Storage: if the oil is solid or semi-solid (melting point is about 24-25 °C or 76-78 °F), warm it up by soaking the bottle in warm water. Do not use a microwave.