Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Coconut Oil - Health Benefits, Home Remedies, Nutritional Table




Coconut Oil: Health Benefits
Coconut oil contains high amounts of natural saturated fats. Saturated fats not only increase healthy cholesterol (HDL) in your body, but also help to turn bad / harmful cholesterol into good cholesterol. Coconut oil reduces the risk of heart disease by increasing the HDL in the body.
Coconut Oil - Health Benefits, Home Remedies, Nutritional Table

According to medical research, coconut oil provides the following benefits to the body:
1.                        It is used as a natural remedy for Alzheimer's disease
2.                        Prevents heart disease and hypertension
3.                        Improves Kidney infection UTIs and protects liver
4.                        Reduces swelling and arthritis
5.                        Is also useful in cancer prevention and treatment
6.                        Strengthens the body's immune system (antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-virus)
7.                        Increases memory and improves brain function
8.                        Strengthens digestion and reduces ulcers and ulcerative colitis in the stomach
9.                        Reduces symptoms of gall bladder disease and pancreatitis
10.                   Helps in improving skin problems (burns, eczema, dandruff, dermatitis and psoriasis)
11.                   Highly beneficial in the health of teeth and gums
12.                   Prevents osteoporosis
13.                   Helps in type-II Diabetes
14.                   Beneficial in weight loss
15.                   Helps in building muscles and reduce body fat
16.                   Coconut oil is highly beneficial for hair care
17.                   Coconut oil contains antioxidants that reduce the effects of aging
18.                   Coconut oil is beneficial for hormonal balance in the body
Coconut Oil: Home Remedies
Coconut oil is also used in many domestic remedies.
1.                        If you feel troubled after shaving then coconut oil is very useful for you. Before shaving, apply coconut oil to the skin, it protects against razor burn and rustic skin from the razor.
2.                        Coconut oil in Ayurveda is of great importance. Harmful germs present in the mouth die from the use of coconut oil. On the contrary, there may be harmful chemicals like alcohol or fluoride present in the market products.
3.                        Coconut oil is very helpful in removing sweat odor.
4.                        Coconut oil is composed of medium saturated fatty acids, so consumption of food made in it does not appear to be hungry for long.
5.                        Add Vitamin-E to coconut oil and put it on face in the night and wash it with lukewarm water in the morning. It causes stomach pain and tension in the skin and gets rid of wrinkles.
6.                        Coconut oil is a very good way to save children from their stupidity after wearing diapers.
7.                        Coconut Oil: Natural Deodorant
a.                          A Six teaspoon coconut oil
b.                          One-quarter cups rarot or cornstarch
c.                           One quarter cup baking soda
d.                          Two drop eucolyptus oil
e.                          Two blob mint / pipermint oil
f.                            Two drop oil oiler
g.                          Two drop jasmine oil
Mix them together and keep them in a jar and use them.
8.                        Coconut oil: Natural paste (toothpaste)
a.                          Six teaspoon coconut oil
b.                          One-quarter cups rarot or cornstarch
c.                           One quarter cup baking soda
d.                          Two-three drop eucolyptus oil
e.                          Five-Six Blot Mint / Pipermint Oil
Mix them together and keep them in a jar and use them.
Coconut oil: Nutritive value


Coconut Oil
Nutrient (Proximates)
Unit
per 100 g
Water
g
0.03
Energy
kcal
892
Protein
g
0
Total lipid (fat)
g
99.06
Ash
g
0.03
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
0
Fiber, total dietary
g
0
Sugars, total
g
0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
1
Iron, Fe
mg
0.05
Magnesium, Mg
mg
0
Phosphorus, P
mg
0
Potassium, K
mg
0
Sodium, Na
mg
0
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.02
Copper, Cu
mg
0
Manganese, Mn
mg
0
Selenium, Se
µg
0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
0
Thiamin
mg
0
Riboflavin
mg
0
Niacin
mg
0
Pantothenic acid
mg
0
Vitamin B-6
mg
0
Folate, total
µg
0
Folic acid
µg
0
Folate, food
µg
0
Folate, DFE
µg
0
Choline, total
mg
0.3
Vitamin B-12
µg
0
Vitamin B-12, added
µg
0
Vitamin A, RAE
µg
0
Retinol
µg
0
Carotene, beta
µg
0
Carotene, alpha
µg
0
Cryptoxanthin, beta
µg
0
Vitamin A, IU
IU
0
Lycopene
µg
0
Lutein + zeaxanthin
µg
0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
mg
0.11
Vitamin E, added
mg
0
Tocopherol, beta
mg
0.6
Tocopherol, gamma
mg
0
Tocopherol, delta
mg
0.18
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
µg
0
Vitamin D
IU
0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
µg
0.6
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
82.475
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
6.332
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
1.702
Fatty acids, total trans
g
0.028
Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic
g
0.021
Cholesterol
mg
0
Phytosterols
mg
86