Simply Natural Organic Coconut Oil Extra Virgin 1L
Brand: Simply Natural
Ingredients: 100% Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Highlights: This Virgin coconut oil is the first cold-pressed oil extracted from the coconuts and is considered raw, as temperature in the pressing does not exceed 49°C. The pressing is the only processing, so the oil is unrefined and retains the fresh coconut taste and aroma.
The oil contains ~62% medium chain fatty acids which are easy for the body to absorb. They are metabolised in the liver and provide a fast source of energy for the brain and muscles, benefitting athletes in particular. The oil also thought to speed up metabolism. 50% of the oil is Lauric acid a component of human breast milk which nourishes the body and is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal.
Virgin coconut oil may be added to smoothies and used for cooking as it is stable and has a smoke point of ~177°C, in between butter and lard. It may be used externally to nourish dry skin and hair, is naturally cholesterol-free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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