The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is not only great at moisturizing the skin, but because it also increases skin elasticity, it can be anti-aging.  Rich in fatty acids it contains many antioxidants, especially vitamin E, which means it can protect skin from free radical damage.  Coconut oil has lauric acid which has antimicrobial properties.  It can help fight acne causing bacteria.  This naturally derived oil has been around for centuries.  According to Dr. Axe there are over 1,500 studies proving coconut oil to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Coconut oil uses and benefits go beyond what most people realize, made from copra or fresh coconut flesh — is a true superfood. It’s no wonder the coconut tree is considered the “tree of life” in many tropical locations.

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