Coconut oil

Do you know that there is a completely natural oil that is believed to cure all diseases? It is a coconut oil whose great healing value is recognized all over the world. Although initially used only in Asian and Pacific folk medicine, today it is found in the households of everyone who has recognized and discovered the many benefits of this medicinal food.

Recent scientific research is revealing the increasing benefits of coconut oil every day. It has been shown to boost immunity, protect the heart and blood vessels from plaque build-up, improve digestion and promote weight loss so that it speeds up metabolism.

It is also often used in numerous natural hair care products. So it's no wonder that many are opting for a treatment that includes coconut hair oil. It is also used for skin and nail care so it nourishes them with many nutrients, ensuring their health and appearance.

Do you know that coconut oil is considered one of the better natural skin care methods? The use of coconut oil has no harmful side effects and is therefore suitable for use throughout the family.

Coconut oil as a medicine

Coconut oil is obtained from the meat of the coconut, which is previously dried. Its most famous and prized ingredient is lauric acid which, due to its many antibacterial and antiviral properties, protects the body from a large number of diseases. It is important to mention that lauric acid is only a part of breast milk whose benefits to the baby are known to all.

Coconut oil also contains caprylic acid, which stimulates the production of good bacteria in the body and destroys the parasites in the digestive system.

These are acids that do not burden the blood and blood vessels but travel directly to the liver where they are further converted into energy. This is one of the main reasons why satiety is greater in those who consume coconut oil. This is also one of the main reasons why coconut oil is considered the best ally for weight loss.

Do you fight high cholesterol and spend a lot of harmful drugs to lower it, try coconut oil. It will naturally lower cholesterol, reduce body weight and speed up metabolism. Coconut oil has a positive effect on the absorption of minerals and vitamins, so if you suffer from an iron deficiency forever in your body, be sure to start consuming coconut oil.

In addition to its many medicinal properties, scientific research has proven that coconut oil is an excellent choice in the natural treatment of cancer. In addition to its many antibacterial and antiviral properties, it also has anticancer activity.

Coconut oil is also recognized in skin care. It helps with scratches, wounds, pimples, and cleansing the face. How to apply it to the skin, find out here.

Coconut oil helps to cure:

  • arthritis
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • rheumatism
  • diabetes
  • Parkinson's disease
  • migraines
  • depression
  • Crohn's disease
  • diseases of the right
  • poor concentrations
  • hair loss

How to Use Coconut Oil |

Coconut oil is ideal for domestic use because you can truly use it in many ways. Ideal for any kind of frying, stewing and cooking, especially when cooking in a wok. It can be used as a substitute for butter, especially for vegans. Add it to cocoa, to hot chocolate, when preparing various sweets such as cakes, cakes, pancakes, but also savory dishes such as bread and pastries. Enrich the taste of the coffee and add one teaspoon of coconut oil. If you want to prepare healthy natural juice or smoothies, add fruits and vegetables and a tablespoon of coconut oil.

Do you know that coconut oil is great for hair care? If you want your hair to be healthy and shiny, nourish it with coconut oil. Find great recipes here.

Buying Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is very good at high temperatures and can therefore be used in all forms of food preparation. But you will get the most benefit out of it in its raw form.

Choose ecologically unrefined or extra virgin coconut oil for its highest healing properties. The daily recommended dose of coconut oil is two to four tablespoons.

Coconut oil is below 23 degrees Celsius, so don't be surprised if it looks like a cream. Above 23 degrees, that is, when heated, or if the temperature is higher, it goes into liquid state.

Author: M.L., Photo: Lobo / Wikimedia

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