Chemical free Grinded using Vakai marachekku The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mechanically pressed at temperatures not exceeding 24 degrees celcius, to preserve its healthful benefits. Pure cold-pressed coconut oil is also not refined, processed or deodorized. Coconut oil has been found to be effective in weight loss and cardiovascular disease, and as an antimicrobial agent, among its many other health benefits. Weight loss: Coconut oil is mainly in the form of medium-chain triglycerides, Cardiovascular Disease Study that appeared in the November 2003 issue of “The Journal of Nutrition" found that coconut oil rich diet lowered the levels of blood fibrinogen and lipoprotein(a), the markers of heart attack risk. Antimicrobial Properties About 50 percent of the MCTs in coconut oil is lauric acid. Safety A study published in the March 2011 issue of “ISRN Phamacology” found coconut oil consumption to be safe for healthy humans.