10 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)

6 – Coconut for fungal infections

The lauric acid found in coconuts as well as its derivative monolaurin which is converted from lauric acid in the body, is effective in eliminating various fungi, such as Candida albicans and ringworm.[9]

What is the best coconut oil: The best coconut oil to use is organic extra virgin coconut oil. This is cold pressed coconut oil, which has been used in all of the studies that this article is based on.

Fractionated coconut oil does not contain lauric acid, and has not been used in any of the studies mentioned in the article.[10]

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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