Cold-Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil – Organic
Having tried many different brands of organic coconut oil, we believe our coconut oil is the best-tasting oil available. It’s delicious, hugely versatile and can be enjoyed in smoothies, raw food cooking, as an alternative to butter and cooking/baking oils, as a spread or added to healthy breakfasts.
Ingredients: 100% Coconut oil
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Botanical Name: Cocos nucifera
Made from the flesh of a coconut, our coconut oil is raw, organic, virgin, cold-pressed, free from preservatives, additives, bleaching agents or colouring. It is suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those following a raw food diet.
Coconut oil has many health benefits and uses. It is widely enjoyed as an alternative skin and hair care beauty product, as well as for dental care. Coconut oil’s amazing versatility can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid, ketones, capric acid and caprylic acid.
As a result of the various health benefits of coconut oil, it has been extensively used in Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicinal system.
This product has been tested for pesticides, artificial fertilisers, heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.
For skin care…
Coconut oil acts as an effective hypoallergenic beauty product on all skin types and ages, including dry or flaky skin. It is gentle and soft, has a lovely sweet fragrance and can be applied directly on to the skin from the jar.
Coconut oil does contain a large number of saturated fats, however, it also contains about 50% lauric acid. The saturated fats present in coconut oil is not harmful as in case of other vegetable oils. Coconut oil can be heated to much higher temperatures than other cooking oils without oxidising, making it perfect for frying.
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Coconut oil could help against infections
Coconut oil is very effective against a variety of infections due to its anti-fungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. According to the Coconut Research Centre, coconut oil kills viruses that cause influenza, measles, hepatitis, herpes etc. It also kills bacteria that cause ulcers, throat infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and gonorrhoea. Coconut oil is also effective on fungi and yeast that cause candida, ringworm, athlete’s foot, thrush and nappy rash.
Nutritional information per 100g
Energy (kJ) 3703 kJ, (kcals) 900.8 kCal
Of which saturates 89.17
Of which sugars <0.1
Dietary fibre <0.1
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO