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  • Scent: Very Fragrant Coconut Aroma.
  • Consistency: Solid/Creamy at Room Temperatures of 76°F (24°C) and below.
  • Absorption/Feel: Slightly Oily Upon Application.
  • Color: Creamy White
  • Shelf Life: Highly stable

Action: Antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-aging, vermifuge, emollient, circulatory, antitumoral, anti-inflammatory, digestive, anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparisitic, antiviral, analgesic

Benefits: It is non-comodergenic and is suitable for all skin types. This oil is the first choice for direct application as an emollient on skin and hair, as well as for its ability to impart lathering ability to other oils in quality cold-processed soaps.

Supplemental Information: The health and beauty benefits of coconut oil are numerous and well-documented. Some of the best articles I've found that detail the many benefits of coconut oil include:

Good for Skin Types: All, but especially for Normal/Dry and Mature

Chemical Analysis: Coconut Oil is predominantly composed of saturated fatty acids (approximately 94%), with a good percentage (above 62%) of Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCTs) included. Fatty Acids including Caprylic- 4.6-10%, capric- 5-8%, lauric- 45.1-53.2%, linoleic- 1-2.5%, myristic- 16.8-21%, oleic- 5-10%, palmitic- 7.5-10.2%, stearic- 2-4%

Precautions: No known contraindications, but care should be taken as with all oils.

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