How is Virgin Coconut oil extracted?

Virgin Coconut oil is extracted from fresh coconut meat (not copra) by mechanical or natural means. It can be obtained either using a cold process or using heat. To retain the oil's essential properties, the production of virgin coconut oil does not undergo any chemical refining, bleaching, or deodorizing. The oil is high in vitamins and minerals and it is fit for consumption without the need for further processing.

Virgin coconut oil is the best source of medium and short chain fatty aids. Unlike other fats, it is not stored and does not become cellulite. Rather it is immediately converted into energy, speeds up metabolism and can heal diseases. Virgin coconut oil t can also be used for manufacturing of cosmetics and cooking purposes.

What are the uses of Virgin Coconut oil?

There are many ways to use coconut oil and incorporate it into one's diet. Since it is a stable cooking oil, one can simply replace other oils in the diet with VCO.Beacause it solidifies easily it can be used as a substitute for margarine, butter or any recipe calling for oil can be substituted with VCO.

It has been described as having a "haunting, nutty, vanilla flavor" that also has a touch of sweetness that works well in baked goods, pastries, and saut's.Virgin Coconut oil has been used by indigenous populations for centuries as a natural lotion to heal and protect the skin.