Since ancient times, coconut oil has been used for food and therapeutic purposes due to its properties and health benefits. But it is also used as a natural product for beauty, care of the skin and hair, also among its uses highlights the regulate metabolism and weight when you want to lose weight or to strengthen the immune system.
Coconut oil has more than 90% saturated oils and is obtained from the meat or pulp of the coconut, fruit of the coconut tree (Cocos nucifera).
One of the components of coconut oil is lauric acid, which offers many benefits to our health, among others, to eliminate pathogenic bacteria or some viruses. Another component that has phenolic antioxidant acids, which protect us against free radicals and cardiovascular diseases.