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Ingredient Focus: Coconut Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Coconut Oil

  Latin name: Cocos nucifera People started using coconut oil around mid 19th century and still use it to this day - indeed it is currently proving very popular to use not just topically but also to eat and drink.  The most common method of extracting coconut oil is by removing the “flesh” of the coconut away from the shell. It is then boiled in water allowing it to soften and therefore allow the oil to seep through the flesh and culminate on top of the water. Once the majority of the oil has settled on top of the water it is...

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