Extraction Method: Fixed Oil obtained by mechanical pressing the kernel seeds
Processing Type: Virgin
Obtained from: Seeds
Country of Origin: Philippines, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Description: Coconut Oil is an excellent emollient well known for its’ ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in vitamin E and proteins which moisturise and protect your skin and hair. This oil is considered to have antibiotic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant and antifungal properties explaining why it has become so popular in recent years.
Common Uses: This incredible oil can be used directly on the skin or combined in other products to soothe skin affected by eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, overexposure to weather, dry skin, dry scalps, dry and brittle hair. Coconut is the preferred oil for both the soap making and cosmetic manufacturing industries.
Consistency: Semi-solid white mass below 24°C, above which it becomes a clear liquid. Gentle heating is required.
Absorption: Very slowly absorbed into the skin. Coconut creates an oily, protective barrier on the skin. Coconut creates an oily, protective barrier on the skin.
Shelf life: Users can expect a shelf life of 12 months with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended.
Cautions: Direct application to the face with Coconut should be avoided because of possible allergic reactions.
Note: Coconut oil is solid at room temperature, however gentle heating will allow it to liquify.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.