Natural coconut oil
Organic coconut oil is obtained by cold pressing fresh coconut. It is slightly golden in liquid state. Coconut oil has a unique composition of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. In addition, it contains a large content of vitamins C and E. Unlike animal fatty acids, those contained in coconut oil have only 8 to 12 carbon atoms, which makes them easier for the body to absorb. That is why coconut oil is often used in the food industry. The appropriate proportions of lauric and caprylic acids give coconut oil antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties, which strengthens the body's immunity . In addition, coconut oil is a rich source of natural antioxidants, i.e. substances that fight free radicals in the body. It results in slowing down the skin aging processes.
The use of coconut oil in cosmetics
Coconut oil has strong moisturizing and protective properties, which is why it is often used in the production of shampoos, conditioners and lotions. Using coconut oil as a hair serum makes hair smooth, shiny and more resistant to mechanical and chemical damage. In addition, rubbing the oil into the scalp makes the hair less prone to falling out. Applying coconut oil to the whole body moisturizes and smoothes the skin, preventingIt is the first sign of aging and wrinkles.
Coconut oil has soothing properties, which is why it is used to treat skin lesions such as discoloration, eczema and other skin lesions.
Coconut palm / Cocos nucifera /
The coconut palm most likely comes from the south-eastern regions of Asia or the northwest of South America. The plant is the only species of the monotypic coconut genus that belongs to the areaceae family. The coconut palm reaches a maximum height of 30 meters. Its leaves are 4 to 6 meters long and 60 to 90 cm wide. The most valuable part of the coconut palm is its fruit, i.e. the coconut. The unique properties of coconut have already been appreciated hundreds of years ago. In the language of ancient, medieval and early modern India, the coconut palm is "kalpa vriksha", or "the tree that provides all the needs of life." Three products are obtained from coconut: pulp, juice and coconut oil.