Coconut oil has been the ultimate solution for skin and hair-care all over the world. But eating extra virgin organic coconut oil also improves health related issues. Despite being saturated fat, coconut oil is seen to boost the good cholesterol in our body. Raw and cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil has many health benefits. A few of those are listed here:
- Improves immune system
Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to prepare antibodies, which improves immunity system. It contains lauric acid and caprylic acid which fights yeast growth. Body converts lauric acid to antiviral agent monolaurin which prevents viruses and pathogens such as herpes, influenza, HIV, listeria pathogen etc. It prevents a disease called candida, which is yeast overgrowth in the stomach.
- Stimulates metabolism
Extra virgin organic coconut oil stimulates metabolism. This increases cell regeneration in body, replacing old cells with new ones faster. Increased metabolic rate also supports athletic performance.
- Hypothyroidism & weight loss
Coconut oil helps patients suffering from hypothyroidism. Organic coconut oil contains medium chain fatty acids, which improves metabolism of thyroid patients. Since an underactive thyroid slows down metabolism, organic coconut oil improves thyroid condition by resetting it. It also helps patients with hypothyroidism by boosting good cholesterol in their body.
- Hair care & skin
Organic coconut oil has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Regular use of this oil on skin and hair keeps the soft, shiny and healthy. It’s being used for thousands of years as a solution to dry and flaky skin. It is a great conditioner for hair and it’s highly effective in reducing protein loss.
- Dental care
Coconut oil enables our body to absorb calcium, which helps developing strong teeth. Extra virgin tasteless organic coconut oil also stops tooth decay. Some researchers also suggests that it is also beneficial in reducing plaque formation and gingivitis caused by plaque.
If you want high quality organic extra virgin coconut oil, visit Bio-Medicals web page or call to order now! We also have a small shopfront at our Burleigh Heads warehouse for spot purchase.