Health benefits of using coconut oil

Dr. Rajesh Choda

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) · Ayurveda ·

Tremendous Benefits of usng Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is popularly used as cooking oil and also as a hair care and body oil. It is generally viewed as a substance in which nutritious food is cooked in. But the fact is that, coconut oil itself is a superfood that has tremendous health benefits. The oil itself is a source of nutrition to our body! It can be consumed as cooking oil or can also be directly applied onto the various parts of the body.

The Benefits-

1. Rich Source Of Vitamin E – Coconut oil is rich in Vitamin E which is ideal for both skin and hair. It can be used for repairing damaged hair and skin by direct application as well.


2. Slows Ageing – This oil slows down the ageing process by defending various good body fats and several tissues from damage.

3. Aids Weight Loss – It promotes weight loss and is considered as ideal cooking oil to be used in food while reducing weight. 

4. Protects Your Body – It also is a great moisturizer of the skin and helps in battling oxidants inside the body.

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