Physical and Chemical composition of Virgin Coconut Oil

Dosage of Virgin Coconut Oil

  • For maximum nutritional benefits, use at least 3 tbsp daily
  • It is recommended to consume a tablespoon of Virgin Coconut Oil after each meal
  • As a start, we recommend that you begin with a smaller amount and build up to the recommended dosage

Storage of Virgin Coconut Oil

  • Store in a cool place preferably away from direct sunlight
  • Virgin Coconut Oil will be in a semi solid or solid form at temperatures <24⁰C, while in a liquid form at temperatures >24 ⁰C
  • To liquefy Virgin Coconut Oil , simply apply heat by placing the bottle in warm water or running warm water on the bottle.

  FATTY ACID COMPOSITION OF VIRGIN COCONUT OIL

 

Fatty Acid Composition Percentage
Caproic Acid C6:0 0.4   – 0.6
Caprylic Acid C8:0 5.0   – 10.0
Capric Acid C10:0 4.5   – 8.0
Lauric Acid C12:0 43.0 – 53.0
Myristic Acid C14:0 16.0 – 21.0
Palmitic Acid C16:0 7.5   – 10.0
Stearic Acid C18:0 2.0   – 4.0
Oleic  Acid C18:1 5.0   – 10.0
Linoleic Acid C18:2 1.0   – 2.5
Linolenic Acid C18:3 <0.5