Coconut oil

Coconut essential oil information

Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm.

Oil properties

Coconut oil is rich in vitamin E, antioxidant and anti-aging properties and various fatty acids.

Origin of coconut oil

Coconut oil has been widely in use in Southern and Central American regions, Africa, India and in most of the Asian countries. However, it is only in the 1600s that the term Coconut was coined.


Coconut oil (also known as coconut butter) is extracted from coconuts and consists of over 80 percent saturated fat.