Coconut Oil (Virgin)
- Distillation Method: Cold Pressed, Virgin
- Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
- Plant Part: Seed
- Latin Name: Cocos nucifera
- Cultivation: Certified Organic
About the Oil: Coconut oil, despite its familiarity, is one of the most therapeutic carrier oils available. It is an ideal dietary delight and exquisite skin food offering superior hydrating and purifying qualities. In fact, Coconut oil effectively removes dirt, debris and makeup from the skin making it an excellent facial cleanser.
Coconut oil has long been used the world over for a variety of skin‑healing applications.
$9.79 – $16.48
About The Plant
Coconut, Cocos nucifera, the largest known seed, is the fruit of the coconut palm tree. The term 'coconut' can refer to the whole coconut palm or the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut.
About The Oil
Below 76 degrees Coconut oil is the consistency of butter, but above that it becomes a clear liquid. For this reason it is best blended with other carrier oils.
It's high lauric acid content lends a smooth texture to body butters, soaps and salves.
It is tolerant of high heat and therefore ideal for cooking.
Coconut oil is resistant to rancidity which gives it long shelf life.
It has an incredible balance of natural saturated fatty acids not found in other oils and promotes healthy skin for nearly every skin condition. It is very mild and generally safe for people with inflamed, irritated and sensitive skin. Virgin Coconut oil is the premium of Coconut Oils. It is cold‑pressed, pure, natural, unrefined, and made from fresh coconuts. It is one of the most effective natural body moisturizers available.
Use it as a base for essential oils, on your skin as a moisturizer, after exposure to the sun and at night before bed to nourish your skin, hair, nails and cuticles.
Although coconut oil consists mostly of saturated fat, it can actually help the body break down fat and aid in weight loss.
Cleans the skin
Prevents scarring and stretch marks
Helps heal wounds
Adds shine to hair
Protects cells from oxidation
Improves the appearance of wrinkles
Especially good for: normal skin, dry skin, sensitive skin, mature skin, psoriasis, inflammation, itchiness, aftersun care, hair and nails
Has a very light coconut aroma.