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Coconut, Virgin Certified Organic Oil (solid)

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Coconut Virgin Oil Organic
Cocos Nucifera

100% pure unrefined, cold pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, certified organic by the Soil Association.
Rich in essential saturated fatty acids and Vitamin E.
An excellent moisturiser for skin and hair. Keeps skin soft and supple without leaving the skin too greasy.
Can be used in your homemade, creams, balms, scrubs, hair treatments and other formulations.
Not tested on animals and vegan friendly. No GMO and Hexane free.

Description
INGREDIENTS: 100% Organic Coconut Virgin Oil
INCI: Cocos Nucifera
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Philippines
ODOUR: Sweet, light, true to the scent of coconut.
COLOUR: Semi solid clear to white at room temperature
EXTRACTION METHOD: Coconut Oil is extracted by pressing the flesh of the fruit of the coconut palm tree. Coconuts have been used for thousands of years by the people living in the Pacific rim and Asia. The fruit provided food, the leaves were used for weaving baskets and mats and the flowers were used to make syrups. Today the trees are mainly grown in the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka.

Virgin Coconut Oil is an excellent emollient. Solid at room temperature, it will melt when you rub it into your skin, absorbing deeply, leaving your skin feeling nourished and hydrated. The moisturising abilities of Coconut Oil make it helpful for those who have dry skin.

Our Virgin Coconut Oil contains vitamin E, a powerful natural antioxidant. It can help fight free radicals that cause damage in the skin. Lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid makes up around 50% of the fatty acid content Coconut Oil. Its unique composition is what makes this oil so beneficial. Rapidly gaining popularity, Coconut Oil is one of the most versatile and well-known vegetable oils.

Virgin Coconut Oil is an excellent choice for massage, it can be used on its own or can be blended with other oils for added benefits. It penetrates fairly slowly into the skin so it will allow the hands to glide over the skin, absorbing deeply, without leaving it feeling too greasy.

Coconut Oil is well known to be very beneficial for your hair. Its moisturising abilities can deeply condition your hair, leaving it feeling soft, healthy and hydrated. It can also act as a barrier, protecting the hair from environmental factors. Can be used sparingly after styling to add shine and prevent hair from going frizzy.

How to Use
Skincare: Use in homemade products like deodorant bars, balms, body scrubs, creams and lotions. Can be used as a gentle and effective cleanser and make up remover.

Massage: Coconut oil is extremely popular as a base for massage. Use it on its own or blend with essential oils for added aromatherapy benefits.

Haircare: Use as a deep conditioning hair mask. Warm the oil until it is a liquid, then massage into damp hair and scalp. Cover with a towel and leave for an hour or overnight. Wash as normal. Top tip ' only moisten your hair a little, then add your shampoo and lather before adding more water. This will help emulsify the oil, helping it rinse out easier.

Beauty Hack: Replace your usual shave cream with Coconut Oil for a beautiful smelling, natural and moisturising shave oil. Why not add a couple drops of Peppermint Arvensis Oil (#107) for a cooling, tingly sensation when shaving?

As with any new product always conduct a patch test before first use.

Food Use
All vegetable oils and fats are 100% fat and are generally high in calories (on average about 120 calories per tablespoon).

Vegetable oils are often used in food preparation for salad dressings, cooking, frying, baking, sauces and marinades. As a general guide, virgin and unrefined oils have more of the oil's natural flavour and lend themselves well for use in cold dishes. Refined oils generally have longer shelf lives and may have a higher smoke point and therefore be better for high heat cooking, but this varies depending on the type of oil.

Each oil has its own distinct flavour and nutrient and Fatty Acid composition, so each oil may be used for different purposes depending on your need.

What's in a number?
Organic Coconut Virgin Oil is just one product within our extensive 'Made by You' range. All our 'Made by You' products have an individual number that's unique to them. We developed this numbering system to help you navigate your way around making your own a little easier ' need an essential oil? These all start with a 1, need a butter or a wax? These start with a 3. Beauty by numbers has never been easier and by making your own it's not only fun but you can be confident in the products you are using knowing exactly what you are putting on your skin. Bath bombs, body butters, face scrubs, the sky is the limit and we've got you covered.

Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight

Certification information
Registered with the Vegan Society: The Vegan Society are one of the most widely recognised vegan organisations in Europe. They register vegan products throughout the UK, ensuring they meet their strict vegan standards. Registered vegan products do not contain animal ingredients, and the ingredients have never been tested on animals. The processing aids used in the manufacturing process are also vegan. The sunflower is depicted next to all our vegan friendly products, which makes them easy to spot and proves that these products are registered with the vegan society. You can see the sunflower logo depicted on various vegan products throughout the UK and Europe, including most of the products you see on our website.

Soil Association Certified: This product is certified organic by the Soil Association. The Soil Association is the most respected organisation in the UK for the certification of organic products. It is equivalent to the Ecocert, USDA Organic and comparable certification outside of the UK.

Note from Naissance
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products are derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to it. The views expressed in the descriptions are not based on facts and benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional in the field.

As our products are natural, the colour and odour may vary from batch to batch. We are continually improving our products and so on occasion the product you receive may differ slightly in appearance from images displayed on our website.

Safety information
This natural product cannot be guaranteed free from traces of nuts or other allergens. Seek medical advice before use if suffering from any medical conditions or allergies. Always conduct a patch test before using any new product.

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Certification Leaping Bunny, Registered with the Vegan Society
Extraction Method Cold Pressed
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Quality Organic
Recipe Ideas N/A
Use and Benefits Aromatherapy
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