Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils with this easy recipe!
There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet regarding the differences between MCT oil and coconut oil. Is MCT oil better than coconut oil, as many bloggers today would like you to believe? How can a product that has the most famous and most dominant medium chain fatty acid (lauric acid) removed from the original product be considered "better"? How many people realize that "MCT oil" is simply a by-product of coconut oil after the more valuable lauric acid has been removed?
Making your own coconut oil body butters at home is easier than you might think. You can customize them to suit your own preferences by varying the essential oils you use.
Coconut oil has a wide range of uses and is also beneficial for our pets. Learn the top 10 uses for coconut oil and horses, including improved gut health, coat, mane, and tail conditioner, and much more!
The results of research published in April 2014 in the Journal of Medical Mycology demonstrated the benefits of using essential oils, mixed into a base of sweet almond oil and coconut oil, for treating Malassezia dermatitis.
Previously, we brought you the story of a 74-year-old man suffering from Parkinson’s disease and his remarkable testimonial of how coconut oil changed his life. He took an online “straw poll” of other Parkinson’s sufferers and their experiences in using coconut oil.
Researchers in India extracted antioxidants unique to virgin coconut oil from the oil and injected them into rats with arthritis. They found that the coconut oil antioxidants reduced inflammation associated with arthritis more effectively than drugs.
When we shipped the first "virgin coconut oil" from the Philippines into the U.S. back in 2001, there were only two other commercially available coconut oils being sold as edible oils in the U.S. market. Coconut oil was certainly not popular 13 years ago and there were few choices. If you were using coconut oil as dietary oil back then, chances are you were getting your information about fats and oils from Dr. Mary Enig. Many of her writings have been featured in the Weston A. Price Foundation over the years. Today, one has a plethora of choices when it comes to purchasing coconut oil. So what I am going to do in this article is give you an insider view of the current market, without mentioning any specific brands. Not all coconut oils are produced the same way and the type of coconut oil you purchase will depend on what you plan to do with it. But first, in order to make an intelligent decision about which coconut oil best suits your needs, you need to understand what is currently in the market, and how they differ.
The reason I gave my book this title is because I have no doubt that if we had not found out about coconut oil, my mother would be in a home by now.
Coconut Oil is Beneficial for Your Heart: Shining the Truth on Mainstream Media’s Negative Attacks Against Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has been a topic of news in the mainstream media again recently, so let’s look at some of the misinformation that is still being spread about coconut oil.