By Jenni Madison
Coconut oil makes you look good and feel good, what’s not to love?
Used both internally and externally coconut oil:
Boosts Energy Levels and Helps Chronic Fatigue
Coconut oil is metabolised and converted by the liver directly into energy
Best Choice for Healthy Cooking
Coconut oil is a highly stable fat that does not oxidize when heated making it a very safe and healthy cooking oil.
Increases Metabolic Rate and Leads to Weight Loss
Coconut oil increases your metabolism so you burn more KJ's which leads to natural and healthy
Supports Immune Function by Killing Disease Causing Bacteria, Fungi and Viruses
The MCFAs in coconut oil offer antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Supports and Improves Symptoms of Digestive Disorders
Coconut oil possesses a gastrointestinal antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect.
Creates Radiant Skin – As an Antioxidant it Reversing Free Radical Damage
Coconut oil provides fat-soluble vitamins, minerals and super nutrition factors to damaged tissue.
Is a Beauty Elixir – Excellent as a Skin and Hair Moisturiser
Coconut oil nourishes, moisturizes and protects your hair and skin by replenishing the body’s natural oils (Sebum).
Helps Reduce Sugar Cravings and Balance Blood Sugar
People using coconut oil have noticed their ability to go without food for longer without symptoms of hypoglycemia and with less cravings and feelings of satisfaction.
Supports Healthy Thyroid Function and Hormone Balance
Regular consumption of coconut oil restores thyroid function by assisting the hormones transport to the cells.
Oil Pulling is a Simple and Effective Way to Detox Your Body
An ancient Ayur Vedic health tradition which involves using the oil as a mouth wash and spitting it out. The fat enzymes in the oil literally pull toxins, pus and bacteria from the body. It also whitens the teeth.
Adults take 2- 4 tablespoons of coconut oil daily and children take 2 teaspoons every morning.
When first taking Virgin Coconut Oil start with 1 tblsp with each meal. Some people experience loose motions for a few days (this may be a sign of intestinal fungal infection or candidiasis as it is being destroyed).
For those with a sensitive taste or stomach it may be helpful to mix with tea, juice, yoghurt or add to some food such as oats, nuts and seeds.
Virgin Coconut Oil is both safe and recommended for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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