Believe it or not oil from coconuts is actually great for you as this oil is able to fight the bacteria that causes plaque to build up on your teeth. Scientist have been besides themselves since they first claimed that coconut oil caused heart disease and heart attacks and now we come to find out that they were all full of lies. those of you who don’t know coconut oil has an essential impact on your immune systems various pathogens which makes it a natural weapon in combating infection. Scientist found that coconut oil which has been ingested will be able to deter the growth of the majority of streptococcus bacteria which is the primary cause of cavities because it produces acids that damage the teeth.
Cavities are a commonly overlooked problem which can affect around 75% of kids and thee majority of adults in the U.S. and by including more coconut oil to your diet will up your odds at having better and stronger teeth.
coconut oil consists of more than ninety percent of saturated fat and 10 percent unsaturated unsaturated fatty acids, such as monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids. The Saturated Fatty Acids: Most of them are Medium Chain Triglycerides. Lauric Acid is the chief contributor, with more than forty percent of the share, followed by Capric Acid, Caprylic Acid, Myristic Acid and Palmitic.
The Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Linoleic Acid.
The Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: Oleic Acid.
The Poly-phenols: Gallic Acid, which is phenolic acid.
These poly-phenols are responsible for the fragrance and the taste of Coconut Oil and virgin coconut oil is rich in these poly-phenols and also contain vitamin-E and Vitamin K and minerals such as Iron.
Coconut oil is one of the best natural nutrition for your hair as it helps in healthy growth of hair and give the hair a shiny complexion. Regular massage of the head with coconut oil will ensure that your scalp is free of dandruff, lice, and lice eggs, even if your scalp is dry. Did you know that coconut oil is extensively used in the Indian sub-continent for hair care? Yes many of the people in these countries apply coconut oil on their hair daily after bathing and is an excellent conditioner and helps in the re-growth of damaged hair. Coconut also provides the essential proteins required for nourishing damaged hair and is therefore used as hair care oil and used in manufacturing various conditioners, and dandruff relief creams.
Coconut oil is excellent massage oil for the skin as well and it acts as an efficient moisturizer on all types of skin. The benefit of coconut oil on the skin is comparable to that of mineral oil and unlike mineral oil, there is no chance of having any adverse side effects on the skin with the application of coconut oil and thus coconut oil is a safe solution for those looking to prevent dryness and flakiness of skin and also delays wrinkles, and sagging of skin which normally become prominent with age. Coconut oil can also help in treating a vast variety of skin problems including dermatitis, eczema and other skin infections. Coconut oil forms the basic ingredient of various body care products such as soaps, lotions, creams and can also help in preventing premature aging and degenerative diseases due to its antioxidant properties and best of all it can also be used in cooking and drinks. Just a few drops over your Chinese food or into your ice cold smoothie about to be whirled in your blender, coconut oil is good all around and will give you years of future enjoyment.