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Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Benefits of Coconut Oil

See Health Range’s Infographics for the benefits of Coconut Oil and discounted coconut oil products.

http://www.naturalnews.com/Infographic-Benefits-of-Coconut-Oil.html

I will link to Dr. Carolyn Dean’s excellent article on Dr. Fife books, writings and research on Coconut oil and its “functional food” revolutionary treatment  for  illness from A to  Z, including Alzheimer’s and AIDS.

Bruce Fife, N.D. author of Stop Alzheimer’s Now!  and Coconut Oil  Miracle

Has said that 1-3 TBSP of Coconut oil a day can be taken to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s and cure many other heath conditions and treat hundreds of symptoms.

He also says, “Native Pacific Islanders consider Coconut Oil  the cure for all illness and the Coconut palm Tree as  ‘The Tree of Life’.

Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s and Coconut Oil list of benefits

by Dr. Carolyn Dean
http://www.naturalnews.com/032727_coconut_oil_Alzheimers.html


Coconut In Modern Medicine from Coconut Research Center

http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/

In traditional medicine around the world coconut is used to treat a wide variety of health problems including the following: abscesses, asthma, baldness, bronchitis, bruises, burns, colds, constipation, cough, dropsy, dysentery, earache, fever, flu, gingivitis, gonorrhea, irregular or painful menstruation, jaundice, kidney stones, lice, malnutrition, nausea, rash, scabies, scurvy, skin infections, sore throat, swelling, syphilis, toothache, tuberculosis, tumors, typhoid, ulcers, upset stomach, weakness, and wounds.

Modern medical science is now confirming the use of coconut in treating many of the above conditions. Published studies in medical journals show that coconut, in one form or another, may provide a wide range of health benefits. Some of these are summarized below:

Kills viruses that cause influenza, herpes, measles, hepatitis C, SARS, AIDS, and other illnesses.

  • Kills bacteria that cause ulcers, throat infections, urinary tract infections, gum disease and cavities, pneumonia, and gonorrhea, and other diseases.
  • Kills fungi and yeasts that cause candidiasis, ringworm, athlete’s foot, thrush, diaper rash, and other infections.
  • Expels or kills tapeworms, lice, giardia, and other parasites.
  • Provides a nutritional source of quick energy.
  • Boosts energy and endurance, enhancing physical and athletic performance.
  • Improves digestion and absorption of other nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
  • Improves insulin secretion and utilization of blood glucose.
  • Relieves stress on pancreas and enzyme systems of the body.
  • Reduces symptoms associated with pancreatitis.
  • Helps relieve symptoms and reduce health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Reduces problems associated with malabsorption syndrome and cystic fibrosis.
  • Improves calcium and magnesium absorption and supports the development of strong bones and teeth.
  • Helps protect against osteoporosis.
  • Helps relieve symptoms associated with gallbladder disease.
  • Relieves symptoms associated with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and stomach ulcers.
  • Improves digestion and bowel function.
  • Relieves pain and irritation caused by hemorrhoids.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Supports tissue healing and repair.
  • Supports and aids immune system function.
  • Helps protect the body from breast, colon, and other cancers.
  • Is heart healthy; improves cholesterol ratio reducing risk of heart disease.
  • Protects arteries from injury that causes atherosclerosis and thus protects against heart disease.
  • Helps prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay.
  • Functions as a protective antioxidant.
  • Helps to protect the body from harmful free radicals that promote premature aging and degenerative disease.
  • Does not deplete the body’s antioxidant reserves like other oils do.
  • Improves utilization of essential fatty acids and protects them from oxidation.
  • Helps relieve symptoms associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Relieves symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement).
  • Reduces epileptic seizures.
  • Helps protect against kidney disease and bladder infections.
  • Dissolves kidney stones.
  • Helps prevent liver disease.
  • Is lower in calories than all other fats.
  • Supports thyroid function.
  • Promotes loss of excess weight by increasing metabolic rate.
  • Is utilized by the body to produce energy in preference to being stored as body fat like other dietary fats.
  • Helps prevent obesity and overweight problems.
  • Applied topically helps to form a chemical barrier on the skin to ward of infection.
  • Reduces symptoms associated the psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis.
  • Supports the natural chemical balance of the skin.
  • Softens skin and helps relieve dryness and flaking.
  • Prevents wrinkles, sagging skin, and age spots.
  • Promotes healthy looking hair and complexion.
  • Provides protection from damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
  • Helps control dandruff.
  • Does not form harmful by-products when heated to normal cooking temperature like other vegetable oils do.
  • Has no harmful or discomforting side effects.
  • Is completely non-toxic to humans.

See Research to read some of the published studies regarding the above mentioned uses of coconut products

Coconut Oil Fights Bacteria Naturally

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZUEhBSzrTns

Dr. Bruce Fife explains how coconut oil can naturally play the role as an antiviral and antibacterial agent.

1001 Uses for Coconut Oil

I have listed several benefits of Coconut Oil but in Dr. Fife latest Newsletter, he has listed 1001 Uses for Coconut Oil.  I have provided the link as an addition to the list I have.

http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/hwnl_9-4.htm

6 Comments
  1. Hair falls due to genetic reoasns, stress, pollution, thyroid imbalance, chemicals in hair styling products and lack of proper nutrition. Home remedies are cheap , natural and without any side effects. Some of the home remedies for treating hair fall are: 1.Apply the white of a raw egg on the hair for 30 minutes, and then wash it off with a shampoo. A mixture of lemon juice and egg white could also be used to strengthen the roots of hair. 2. Massage the head with oil for 15-20 minutes and then rinse with a shampoo. A hot oil massage with olive oil will also help.3.Apply a mixture of lemon juice and juice of amla to the scalp. This also helps control dandruff in the hair 4. Boil neem leaves in water for an hour and let it cool. Wash the hair with this water. Alternately neem oil can be mixed with coconut oil and massaged where there is hair fall5. The juice of fresh coriander can be massaged onto the scalp will reduce hair loss. 6. Ensure that you eat nutritious food, with plenty of leafy vegetables. Have a soya milk drink and multivitamin tablets if you do not have time to have a healthy breakfast.7. Apply conditioner only to your hair not to the scalp or hair roots. The conditioner could damage your hair. Henna (mehandi) will help control hair loss. 8.Try to reduce the stress and tension in your life, learn to relax. Stress causes hair loss.

  2. Laura permalink

    great articles!

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