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How to Use Coconut Oil to Boost Your Immunity

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Coconut oil is a well-known superfood these days, along with an awesome cooking ingredient in place of butter. Coconut oil’s fats are prized for their easy to digest, quick to absorb features. Unlike butter’s saturated fats, coconut oil’s saturated fats are cholesterol-free. While it’s a fantastic oil, obviously, you don’t want to go overboard with it. Like all fats, coconut oil should be used in moderation and shouldn’t be consumed by the spoonful as a food itself. However, if you’re looking to improve your immunity, a little bit of coconut oil in your diet might help get you there.

Why Coconut Oil is Good for Immunity

Coconut contains two special ingredients that make it excellent for immunity. These are anti-viral properties, commonly referred to as lauric acid and caprylic acid. Both are well-known for fighting off yeast overgrowth (candida), along with bacterial infections. Coconut is actually comprised of 50 percent lauric acid, which the body converts to monolaurin, an antiviral agent that fights off a variety of pathogens and viruses. Many of the viruses and pathogens coconut oil has been found to prevent include the following: herpes, influenza, cytomegalovirus, HIV, listeria monocytogenes, helicobacter pylori, and harmful protozoa such as giardia lamblia. If you don’t know what all those are, don’t fret – just know that coconut oil is truly a wonderful tool to keep in your immunity kit of wellness as a more natural solution. Though it hasn’t been found to be a proven cure for any disease, the antiviral properties in coconut oil have been through extensive research.

Why Coconut’s Fats Are Unique

Coconut’s oils are also comprised of medium chain tryglyceride fats, which are used by the liver to aid in cleansing and for fuel (energy.) Unlike most fats that are stored, coconut’s fats are used for metabolism. They’ve been linked to cleansing the blood, weight loss, and even boosting digestion as another benefit. Coconut’s fats, unlike most saturated fats, have also been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, due to the high amounts of lauric acid coconut contains. The lauric acid content has also been shown to lower blood sugar and high blood pressure.

How to Use Coconut Oil for Immunity:

If you’re looking to boost your immunity naturally, simply use a teaspoon of coconut oil a day. While some proponents advise going with multiple tablespoons, coconut’s anti-viral effects can be quite strong unless you’re used to them. A common issue known as the die off effect, is well known to cause unpleasant symptoms like headaches, fatigue, muscle pain, etc. as bacteria starts to die off in the body with the use of coconut oil. To prevent that and still get the benefits, along with prevent taking in tablespoons of pure oil a day, just use a teaspoon. You can stir it in coffee, which many people refer to as bulletproof coffee, or you can use it in any of your dishes like oatmeal, soups, smoothies, stews, or even make dessert and cook your veggies in it. If you’re not comfortable using coconut oil, go with coconut butter, which retains all the fiber naturally found in coconut, along with some of the oil.

You can also use coconut oil on your skin, which is our largest organ. We absorb everything we put on our skin straight into the bloodstream, within minutes of contact. Protect your skin just like you would your internal organs when it comes to fighting off immunity invaders. Coconut may act as a natural “shield” for viruses and bacteria in the environment, and as bonus, you’ll smell amazing!

What to Remember About Coconut Oil and Immunity

Remember that coconut oil isn’t a miracle cure for any illness, though it does research backing its benefits. You should also remember that eating a well-balanced, plant-based diet free of processed foods, unhealthy fats, refined sugar and grains, and animal products is important to obtain a healthy immune system as well. That being said, if you’re already eating a diet that’s healthy and want an extra boost, add some superfoods to your diet, including coconut oil, and even camu camu and goji berries, which also have immune-boosting properties. Avoid refined coconut oils, and go with extra-virgin and organic for the best quality.

Also check out 8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Coconut Oil for even more uses.

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44 comments on “How to Use Coconut Oil to Boost Your Immunity”

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Sicely Gipson
18 Days ago

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alexander greta amy
19 Days ago

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alexander greta amy
19 Days ago

Hi everyone, I am Alexander Greta Amy, I’m from Hamburg Germany. I want to appreciate the great work of Dr Okaka, I have been diagnose of herpes infection for a period of 2years,I’ve lose all hope that there is no cure and I have been taken medicine to sustain myself till I got to know about Dr. Okaka through a friend who he cured of Hiv. I contacted him and he sent me a Herbal Medicine which I took as prescribed for some period of days and I went to the hospital after consuming the Herbal medicine and I was confirmed Herpes Negative after 2 years of being positive, it is indeed a miracle, Dr Okaka is a great man, I have heard so much about how he has help lot of people, if you have any issue you can contact him for help. Email: [email protected] While I was on his medication I understood that he can also cure HERPES, HIV/AIDS, ASEPSIS, CANCER, Male/female menopause, Miscarriage, Menstruation problems, PREGNANCY PROBLEM, EPILEPSY, GONORRHEA, EYE DISEASE, OBESITY, KIDNEY FAILURE, HYPERTENSION, FIBROID TUMOR and many more. Contact him today and get your problem solved.


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Adams Bella
19 Days ago



My Name is Lisa Lawson from united states ...HIV has been ongoing in my family for long..I lost both parents to HIV and it is so much pain has not been able to get over. As we all know medically, there is no solution or cure for HIV and the cost for Medication is very expensive. Someone introduced me to a man (Native Medical Practitioner). I showed the man all my Tests and Results and I told him have already diagnosed with HIV and have spent thousands of dollars on medication. I said I will like to try him cause someone introduced me to him. He asked me sorts of questions and I answered him correctly. To cut the story short, He prepared some herbal medicine for me and he thought me how am going to use them all. At first I was skeptical but I just gave it a try. I was on his Medication for 3 days and I used herbal medicine according to his prescription. That he will finish the rest himself. And I called him 3 days after, I arrived and I told him what is the next thing he said, he has been expecting my call. He told me to visit my doctor for another test. Honestly speaking, i never believe all he was saying until after the test when my doctor mention the statement that am, HIV negative and the doctor started asking me how do I do it....Am telling this story in case anyone may need this man’s help. He is the Great Dr EBAKO here is via email address [email protected] or call +2348141695777 whats-app him is willing and ever ready to help,him is a great herbalist that treats and cure all manner of diseases .Contact him today and get your problem solve.Thanks


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Alice
19 Days ago

hello everyone,
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Jasmine
28 Days ago

Hello to you all, I am Jasmin from Canada, I want to share this testimony to all of you out there, seeking for treatment for your illness, I once had herpes and warts but today i want to tell you that i am cure of the virus, the treatment and cure happened when i met Dr. Osaro on the internet and he told me he can treat me with his herbal medicine, i had my doubt, but because i was very serious in finding treatment, i agreed to try, today i am well, it has be confirmed by the Doctors that herpes and warts virus is no longer traceable in my blood, so i want to tell you all, if you have any form of illness,Cancer, Sickle Cell, Herpes, Diabetes, warts, lupus, hiv and all form of Std, you can
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Ann morgan
1 Months Ago

Hello everyone, I write to the public today with gladness in my heart, gratitude to God and appreciation to Doctor Okaka a great Herbal practitioner. Am by name Ann Morgan from San Francisco, California. I\'m sharing this testimony on the Internet today because I promised Dr Okaka I would do so if he is able to cure me. In June 2015 there was a complication between I and my fiancé (Greg Davis) on how we both contacted HIV. After pointing accusing fingers and apportioning blames on each other, we then sorted out to seek for any possible solution together because it was but a few months to our marriage. After some months of running around and spending money on different drugs, My friend Susan told me about a blog she saw on the Internet on how a man called Doctor Okaka heals people from deadly viruses and diseases such as Genital Herpes, ALS, HIV, Cancer, Genital Warts, Cold Sore, Diaper Rash and some others I can\'t remember. On seeing this blog, we proceeded to contact him through his E-mail provided in the article. Surprisingly, He replied me and guided us on what to do. He then sent us a package containing herbal medicine which we took respectively and religiously. A week after completion of taking the herbal medications, we conducted test individually and to our surprise, just like Magic, we were both tested HIV Negative. Doctor Okaka God will continue to bless you for saving my Life and marriage. If you have any problem with your health and as such needs help, you can reach out to him through his E-mail at [email protected] is also on whatsapp via:+2349027819314. contact him and get that your problem completely solved. Dr. okaka is a great man.


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loveth lisa
1 Months Ago

hello everybody,
i don\'t just know the reason why some people is finding it difficult to believe that there is a cure for herpes, i have been suffering from herpes since last three years with my boyfriend but today i am happy that am cure from it with the herbal medicine of Dr Aba the great healer,i was browsing the internet searching for help when i came across a testimony shared by someone on how Dr Aba cure his herpes i was so much in need of getting his treatment but after all Dr Aba brought a smile to my face with his herbal medicine. i am so much happy today that we have someone like this great healer out there, so my people out there kindly contact this great healer on his email address: [email protected] please sir keep your good work cause there are people out there who is in need of your healing medicine.once more contact him now: [email protected] you can call him or whatsApp his number +2348107155060 see more at drabaherbalhome.webs.com...


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loveth lisa
1 Months Ago

hello everybody,
i don\'t just know the reason why some people is finding it difficult to believe that there is a cure for herpes, i have been suffering from herpes since last three years with my boyfriend but today i am happy that am cure from it with the herbal medicine of Dr Aba the great healer,i was browsing the internet searching for help when i came across a testimony shared by someone on how Dr Aba cure his herpes i was so much in need of getting his treatment but after all Dr Aba brought a smile to my face with his herbal medicine. i am so much happy today that we have someone like this great healer out there, so my people out there kindly contact this great healer on his email address: [email protected] please sir keep your good work cause there are people out there who is in need of your healing medicine.once more contact him now: [email protected] you can call him or whatsApp his number +2348107155060 see more at drabaherbalhome.webs.com


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susan mable
1 Months Ago

My Name is susan mable, and am really grateful and thankful for what Dr Aba has done for me. I Was having HIV/AIDS for good three years with no solution, the diseases almost took my life and cause I was unable to work and I was also loosing lots of money for medication, but one faithful day when I went online, I met lots of testimonies about this great man so I decided to give it a try and to God be the glory he did it. he cured me of my diseases and am so happy and so pleased to Write about him today. if you need his help, also want to get cured just the way I got mine, email him at [email protected] or whats app his number on +2348107155060


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