coconut oil benefits

South India has been living on unrefined coconut oil benefits for a long time with no problems or incidents of heart disease. It only got worse when olive oil and refined oils took over for coconut oil. Traditional peanut, groundnut, and mustard oils were replaced with low-cost, highly refined industrial oils in the same way. Coconut oil should not be removed from diet for the sake of weight loss.

Benefits of Coconut Oil


  • The appropriate type of coconut oil, in the right amount, can assist to repair underactive thyroid glands, improve liver enzyme health, improve T3 and T4 hormone conversion in the body, promote immunity, and much more. In general, the right kind of fats from nuts, seeds, oils, organic fish and eggs are important part of your daily nutrition.
  • Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties. Basically Lauric acid in coconut oil has antibiotic properties.
  • Lauric acid content of Coconut oil makes it a cost-effective way to improve oral health. Oil pulling with coconut oil maintains dental and oral health
  • Coconut oil is a rich plant based source of antioxidants. Because of this coconut oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and brain-protective effects on body.
  • Coconut oil helps in Increasing good cholesterol. Therefore good for heart health.
  • Virgin coconut oil reduce stress resulting from exercise and chronic cold. Moreover it is useful in treating some kinds of depression.
  • Coconut oil may help protect the liver.
  • Additionall y coconut oil is good for healthy hair and skin.
  • Virgin coconut oil is very helpful in relieving many skin problems like eczema and dermatitis.
  • Many studies have shown great results in healing fungal infections (Candida).