Coconut oil - properties, benefits, application
–°oconut oil is a unique combination of nutrients that, when properly applied, can have a truly healing effect on the body.
Coconut oil contains the following beneficial substances:
  • Lauric acid, which provides an excellent antibacterial effect;
  • Hyaluronic acid is a very effective natural skin moisturizer, a substance that is simply necessary for skin elasticity and youth. Unfortunately, the reserves of this substance in the body are constantly decreasing, which leads to aging and the formation of wrinkles;
  • Saturated fatty acid triglycerides - allow the oil to penetrate the skin and quickly absorb. Therefore, after applying coconut oil to the skin, it is quickly absorbed and leaves no feeling of oiliness;
  • Palmitic acid - a source of Vitamins A and E;
  • Caprylic acid - has a strong antifungal effect, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties;
  • Stearic acid - provides hydration and nutrition, prevents the loss of fluid cells, helps stop the peeling;
  • Linolenic acid - plays an important role in the functioning of many organs and body systems, including the metabolism of fats and sugars, the formation of new cells and the maintenance of hormonal balance, etc .;
  • Arachidonic acid - provides muscle growth and recovery, regulates blood circulation, controls inflammation, participates in the work of the kidneys, gastrointestinal tract and the functioning of the skin. The greatest concentration in the brain and liver;
  • Aminocopronic acid - anti-shock and anti-allergic effects, as well as an excellent hemostatic agent.
When used internally, coconut oil has the following positive properties:
  • Coconut oil is an excellent antioxidant, so its use on an ongoing basis prevents premature aging and cleanses the body;
  • Coconut oil contains 50% lauric acid, which makes it an excellent tool for the prevention of atherosclerosis. Also, this acid prevents many heart diseases, increased bad cholesterol and high blood pressure;
  • Coconut oil contains short and medium chain fatty acids, which ensures their fast and high-quality absorption. It helps the good functioning of the thyroid gland and the endocrine system as a whole. Normalizing hormones, you can lose weight or maintain your weight in the future;
  • Pancreatitis is also advised to use coconut oil, as it is better tolerated, quickly hydrolyzed and absorbed;
  • Immunity - coconut oil contains many beneficial acids and antimicrobial lipids, which helps the body to actively fight against pathogenic agents - bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, etc .;
  • Teeth and bones - coconut oil promotes the absorption of calcium and magnesium, so it directly contributes to the health of teeth and bones;
  • Coconut oil helps prevent liver disease. Since it contains medium chain triglycerides and fatty acids, it is easier to digest and reduces the burden on the liver;
  • Kidneys - coconut oil prevents various diseases of the kidneys and gall bladder, helps dissolve stones;
  • Since coconut oil has a positive effect on blood vessels, it will be extremely useful for varicose veins;
  • Coconut oil improves insulin production and helps control sugar levels;
  • Coconut oil is extremely useful in infectious diseases - influenza, measles, herpes, hepatitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, thrush, herpes, throat and bladder infections, etc .;
  • Coconut oil is also effective in treating various wounds and bruises. On wounds, it creates a protective film, and with bruises it accelerates the healing of hematomas;
  • Coconut oil should also be used by women to prevent osteoporosis.