Coconut Oil – Fractionated (MCT)
Botanical Name: Cocos nucifera
Extraction Method: Cold pressed from Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Fractionated Coconut oil, is oil from the fruit of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) tree that has had the lauric acid removed. The word "fractionate" means to separate. Fractionated Coconut Oil (MCT) is a light, fluid and a stable lipid that consists primarily of Caprylic and Capric acids, two important medium-chain triglycerides that give this oil its antioxidants and antimicrobial properties.
• Fractionating Coconut oil raises the comparative concentration of capric acid and caprylic acids giving it more antioxidant and disinfecting effects.
• Fractionated Coconut oil has cooling properties, that absorb quickly and forms a protective layer that helps skin retain moisture.
• Coconut oil has high levels of antioxidants, which helps fight free radicals and reduces inflammation.
• Like coconuts themselves, coconut oil is rich in many proteins. These proteins can contribute to the bodies cellular health and tissue repair.
Additional benefits and uses:
Coconut oil is a mild, versatile and nutritious treat for the skin and hair. It acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skin, including sensitive skin. It calms irritation, doesn’t clog pores, and is ideal for preventing dryness, and halting wrinkles. Coconut oil helps in preventing premature aging and degenerative skin disorders due to its antioxidant properties.
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