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The Uses and Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil

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Renzelle Ann Palma
Renzelle Ann Palma | May 16, 2014
The Uses and Benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil

Virgin coconut oil (VCO) can be produced from fresh coconut meat, milk, or residue. Just like the tree where it came from, it's remarkable by the numerous ways it can be used.

Uses of Virgin Coconut Oil

Cook with it: In recipes that need butter, margarine, or vegetable oil, VCO is a good alternative.

Eat it: A lot of tasty recipes can be made using VCO. An intake of a spoonful of VCO everyday can also do wonders to your health.

Drink it: VCO goes well with smoothies and healthy shakes. You can also mix it with hot water for an alternative to tea.

Apply it: VCO makes an excellent skin moisturizer and hair conditioner.

Use it as a vitamin: Regular consumption of VCO is guaranteed to keep your health in tip-top shape. It will improve your immune system and increase your energy.

Use it as a medicine: It can be used to heal a lot of diseases from common to chronic. It's a wonder drug in the form of oil.

VCO for Good Digestion

An intake of 2-4 tbsp of coconut oil per day may offer a variation of health perks, including faster metabolism, improved thyroid function and greater immunity to disease. Such benefits can make VCO an appealing fat source for those seeking weight loss and overall good health.

Where to buy VCO? Find out here in our related article.

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