I have recently started using coconut oil, this wonderful stuff has so many health and beauty benefits, and its all natural with no added chemicals. My hair and skin have never felt so soft! And there are more than just beauty benefits — you can cook with it too. It's highly resistant to oxidation at high heats, so its the perfect oil for high temp cooking such as frying.
I just purchased a smallish pot for skin and hair care, but when I researched this product and found out the list of health benefits I started cooking with it too. And it's all thanks to its all natural makeup. Coconut oil's main fat is lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid that positively impacts cholesterol levels. It also contains vitamins E, K and iron, and has both antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
Here are some of the many uses of coconut oil