Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used for skin and hair care, and applying coconut oil to skin and hair leaves it well moisturised, soft and shiny. It also assists with dryness associated with psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and dandruff, and may even support hair and scalp to be free from lice and lice eggs.

Coconut oil is also good for the immune system as it contains antimicrobial lipids, lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid which have antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. There is growing support for 'coconut oil pulling' to help oral health and fight against infections. The antibacterial properties of coconut oil is supposed to support the fight against oral infections like gingivitis and halitosis (bad breath).