by Rish Pillay

Coconut Oil 

What is this powerful plant? 

Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel a of mature coconut, harvested from the coconut palm. Coconut oil contains nourishing fatty acids that help hydrate and protect skin. These include linoleic acid (vitamin F), which helps skin retain moisture, and lauric acid, which has antibacterial properties

What makes coconut oil so powerful? 

  • Helps skin ailments: Coconut oil has been used to treat many skin conditions in the practice of Ayurveda. 
  • Acne: Coconut oil can balance the sebum secretion, thereby helping with fewer breakouts.  
  • Healing: Due to its anti-fungal properties, coconut oil helps heal and prevent dry skin.