Alexander Fleming’s discovery of the wonder drug “penicillin” is a medical breakthrough that changed the way people look at diseases and revolutionize modern medicine. Little did we realize that the real wonder drug is being used and available since the beginning of time…the virgin coconut oil!
Coconut oil is considered as a functional food, because aside from providing nourishment for the body, it is also used to treat a variety of ailments. Unlike most drugs, virgin coconut oil is not toxic and doesn’t have side effects.
The Natural Antibiotic
The term nutraceutical is often use to describe the amazing medicinal properties of virgin coconut oil. It means that virgin coconut oil can serve as food and at the same time heal and prevent numerous health problems.
The medium chain fatty acids and monoglycerides component of virgin coconut oil is almost identical to the type present in human breast milk. Human breast milk provides an antibiotic for young infants to ward off germs and infections. Virgin coconut oil exhibits the same characteristic.
Because of the great number of diseases that can be treated using virgin coconut oil, it will not be a surprise if it becomes the medicine of future generation. There may come a time when virgin coconut oil will be the sole medicine every human being will need.
Virgin coconut oil has antimicrobial properties. Unlike normal antibiotics that are available in drugstores, virgin coconut oil can serve as the body’s defense against almost all kinds of harmful organisms. Different types of antibiotics are usually designed to kill only a specific bacterium. The lauric acid component of virgin coconut oil can fight against disease-causing germs, viruses, and bacteria.
Virgin coconut oil can also treat diseases that are usually considered incurable. Regular consumption of coconut oil greatly improves the immune system so it can be the miracle cure for cancer and AIDS patients.