What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is edible oil made from the flesh of coconuts. Healthful Pets Coconut oil is the finest quality virgin coconut oil – 100% organic, sealed with foil to ensure freshness. Virgin coconut oil is mechanically pressed without heat, from the fresh meat of coconuts. Benefits: Many of the benefits associated with virgin coconut oil are due to the high lauric acid content (roughly half of the fat in coconut oil), together with myristic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid, caproic acid, which are all medium chain fatty acids. These are great sources of energy and can increase the rate of metabolism in your body. Also these medium chained fatty acids have anti-microbial, anti-virall and anti-fungal properties – lauric acid converts to monolaurin which has anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Coconut oil is very easy for your pet to digest, absorb and process and regular feeding of this oil may provide many benefits. For topical use gently melt a small amount of oil in your palm and apply locally. Some benefits include :- Supports digestion, aids the elimination of hair balls, helps to condition the skin and coat, soothes skin irritations and skin allergies, promotes healing of hot spots, wounds, cuts, stings, supports cracked paw pads, can be used to clean gums and teeth, improves energy and metabolism.
Suitable for dogs, cats and horses.
Can be used to make golden paste or to aid the digestion of tumeric.