Cocos Nucifera — a name which originates from the Portuguese in the 16th Century.
Coconut oil is a pretty incredible ingredient. It’s packed with rich fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants which help fight damage causing free-radicals. Also, coconut oil molecules are quite small which helps with absorption for amazing conditioning and moisturizing benefits. Throughout the globe, wherever coconut trees grow, people have been relying on coconut oil to condition the hair and support the skin (among many other benefits) for thousands of years. Research is on-going, but preliminary studies show coconut oil can help:
• Support skin health
• Nourish, moisturize, condition, and soothe, skin and hair
• Function as an antimicrobial agent