Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil For Skin

Coconut oil is very good and healthy oil option when it comes to its usage for skin care, hair care, as cooking oil or for medicinal use. Coconut oil is the best option to use for skin care.

Coconut oil contains good amount of saturated fatty acid named lauric acid which is very good for skin. Coconut oil is very good for skin. It deeply moisturizes your skin. Coconut contains vitamin E which is very good for your skin. It nourishes your skin with its antioxidant properties.

Coconut oil not only moisturizes your skin but it is also antifungal and antibacterial in

nature. It forms a protective layer around the skin which prevents the disease causing micro-organisms from affecting your skin.

Coconut oil is very good for dry skin. It helps


in treating dry and itchy skin. It also helps in curing psoriasis, eczema and various infective diseases of skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Not only that it also nourish your skin with essential nutritive elements it contains like vitamin C, vitamin B9, iron, zinc, potassium, manganese and proteins.

Coconut oil also helps in fading the scars. It is also good stress buster and relaxes the mind. It also helps in treating sunburns. It also helps in neutralizing the harmful effects of free radicals.

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Reference- http://www.livestrong.com/article/292957-what-are-the-health-benefits-of-coconut-oil-on-the-skin/
 



Article Written By Dr.Simran

Editor, Professional Medical Writer and Homeopathic Doctor

Last updated on 22-07-2016 142 0

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