Adding coconut oil to our CBD supplement not only helps it to taste great, there are many added health benefits as well.
Coconut oil is high in essential fatty acids, which is one of the reasons it has been shown to have profound positive effects on our health. It also contains large amounts of lauric acid, which is one of they key ingredients in breast milk. Lauric acid strengthens the immune system and helps us to combat viruses and bacteria. Besides coconut oil and breast milk, the only other dietary sources of lauric acid, which has been called a “miracle” ingredient, are palm kernel oil and butterfat.
When lauric acid is converted in the body to monolaurin, a monoglyceride, it can destroy lipid-coated viruses like herpes, HIV, measles, influenza and other pathogenic bacteria. Monolaurin is a potent antiviral, antibacterial, and antiprotozoal substance (meaning it can fight parasitic diseases.)
Some of the benefits of coconut oil are: