Five Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil


Coconut oil is beneficial for the heart. It contains about 50% lauric acid, which helps in actively preventing various heart problems like high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure.



Coconut oil is very useful for weight loss. It contains short and medium-chain fatty acids that help in taking off excessive weight. Research suggests that coconut oil helps to reduce abdominal obesity in women. It is also easy to digest and it helps in healthy functioning of the thyroid and endocrine system.

It is believed that coconut oil plays an instrumental role in reducing a person’s viral susceptibility for HIV and cancer patients. Preliminary research has shown an indication of this effect of coconut oil on reducing the viral load of HIV patients.




Coconut oil helps to improve the digestive system and thus prevents various stomach and digestion-related problems including irritable bowel syndrome. The saturated fats present in coconut oil have antimicrobial properties and help in dealing with various bacteria, fungi, and parasites that can cause indigestion.

Coconut oil improves the ability of our body to absorb important minerals. These include calcium and magnesium, which are necessary for the development of bones. Thus, coconut oil is very useful to women who are prone to osteoporosis after middle age.

20 thoughts on “Five Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

  1. I do so many diy products with coconut oil and it’s amazing. God put things on this earth for us to use without the crazy chemicals.


  2. hair oil, 2. body massage oil, 3. baby oil, 4. hot oil treatment for dandruff, 5. body lotion(after bath on wet skin), 6.cold cream, 7. cooking oil, 8. digestion regulator(heat a spoon of coconut oil and put grated ginger in it and when it gets warm enough to have, have it), 9.lamp oil on thursday (belief of dravidian culture).


  3. You share great knowledge on so many things we may have never known. Coconut oil is just wonderful. I moisturize my hair and skin loves it, bathe and cook with it. Even though it’s very light, I’m careful, because a little goes a long way, especially on hair.


  4. I am totally amazed at all the different ways to use coconut oil …. Thanks for taking the time to put this together and share them with everyone.


  5. My cat goes crazy about coconut oil! when i use it after showers she can’t wait to lick it off the floor and of course i give her a good serving 🙂 animals know what is good for them!


  6. Can i eat coconut oil with out having putting into food etc? I mean couple of teaspoon swallowing of coconut oil in the morning or with water?


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