Common name Coconut Oil 
Botanical name   Cocos nucifera
Description   Clear oil, melting point is 25-29 deg C so it is generally solid when it will appear white, off white or a light beige colour.
Typical Fatty Acid profile
Lauric 40-50%
Myristic 15-20%
Palmitic 7-12%
Caprylic 5-11%
Capric 4-9%
Plant parts used Kernel
Extraction method    Solvent Extracted
Region of origin Sri Lanka


Coconut oil has a multitude of uses in skin care and cosmetics. Rich in short and medium-chain fatty acids, Coconut oil is popular in beauty products due to its excellent healing properties. 
It's naturally antibacterial and antifungal, coconut oil for skin is an excellent moisturizer, it can penetrate hair better than other oils, and, well, it smells like cookies!


Skin: Moisturising