All these benefit are related to the Virgin Coconut Oil.
Lauric Acid , which is found in Coconut Oil , can be found only in Mother’s milk. Coconut oil can be consumed without even cooking. Highly digestible at all ages. Just google for lauric acid and coconut to know more benefits.
Dr.Sivaraman, a famous doctor from Tamil nadu, tells if you are denying coconut to your child, then you are doing injustice to your child. You can give even raw coconut pieces with jaggery which is very tasty and atmost healthy. (From Ancient days to Modern days, as our blog intent to)
Suggestions: I recommend incorporating 2-3 tablespoon of virgin coconut oil (uncooked and unheated) daily in your diet – It tastes delicious on toast, rice and lentils. It can be safely given to babies. Depending on the age of the child, add one-half to two teaspoon of virgin coconut oil a day to their food.
Proven Applications: Mix 2-teaspoon full of Turmeric Powder in half cup of coconut oil and 1-tablespoon of Virgin Olive Oil and keep refrigerated in a tight jar for application on wounds and burns (no need to apply on fresh minor cuts) to accelerate the healing and prevent infection. Coconut oil helps heal the scar tissues (i.e. no scar marks).
Kerala consumes coconut and coconut oil daily in foods and external use, since long. Kerala reports very less Skin problem, hair loss. The Beauty of Keralites is obvious.
This mix is also fantastic for application as Suppositories (give shape when somewhat frozen and let it harden in the freezer) to heal rectal swelling, discomfort and hemorrhoids – Be aware of the turmeric color, though.