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What is Virgin Coconut Oil?
Virgin Coconut Oil is made with fresh coconuts. It contains a distinct aroma and taste of coconuts. Virgin Coconut Oil is unspoiled and unaltered. It is not been produced from copra or commercially refined, bleached and deodorized.
It is natural, organi and no chemical or heat processing done, therefore it remains the original properties of the product.
Deep Inside Virgin Coconut Oil
Virgin Coconut Oil contains lauric acid that possesses characteristics of a mother's milk which is the foundation of human nourishment. Virgin coconut oil that ws extracted through our bacteria fermentation process could yield three times higher lauric acid than mother's milk. Besides Virgin coconut oil contains no trans fatty acids (TFA) that are linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer & etc.
Benefits of Lauric Acids
Virgin coconut oil is rich in lauric acid. In human body, lauric acid is converted into monolaurine that has anti-viral, antibacterial and antiprotozoan properties. In other words, it is concluded that Virgin coconut oil could helps to enhance our immune system.
Why Virgin Coconut Oil?
Virgin Coconut Oil helps to increase the "friendly bacteria" on our skin and it will not destroy the natural pH balance which is necessary to promote healthy skin.
Virgin Coconut Oil is also beneficial to the hair as it can penetrate deep into the hair shaft to soften the hair while moisturing the scalp at the same time.