A coconut oil detox is a natural way to cleanse your body of toxins in a short time. It’s a very effective way to rid the body of harmful parasites, bacteria and viruses.
What makes this detox so powerful? Coconut oil consists of medium chain triglycerides, which help to strengthen and build up the immune system. Coconut oil is also high in both lauric acid and caprylic acid, which possess antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
These substances attack harmful bacteria but leave friendly bacteria alone, which leads to a balanced gut flora in the digestive system. Studies show, coconut oil kills yeast and other fungal overgrowth in the body.
Other Benefits to Adding Coconut Oil into Your Daily Diet
According to Dr. Fife’s book, Coconut Cures: Preventing and Treating Common Health Problems with Coconut, coconut oil can :