Did you know that coconut oil detox is one of the best all-natural ways to cleanse to remove the toxic waste from your body in no time? It is indeed an amazingly effective way to get rid of detrimental parasites, viruses, bacteria and fungal infections.
What makes this detox so potent, one would ask… Well, coconut oil is made of medium chain triglycerides, which boost and build up the immune system. It is also packed with caprylic and lauric acid, both of which posses antiviral, antifungal and antimicrobial properties.
These compounds attack detrimental bacteria while leaving the friendly ones intact, leading to a balanced gut flora in the digestive system. Multiple studies have shown that coconut oil kills yeast and similar fungal overgrowth.
Other Benefits to Adding Coconut Oil into Your Daily Diet
Coconut oil provides the following benefits, according to Dr. Fife’s book, Coconut Cures: Preventing and Treating Common Health Problems with Coconut
Protects against bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections
Balances intestinal flora
Prevents and treats Crohn’s disease
Prevents and treats degenerative brain diseases (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS)
Prevents cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke)
Boosts HDL (good) cholesterol
Boosts energy levels
Boosts immune function
Protects and restores joint function
Loses excess body fat
Improves thyroid function
Improves skin tone and appearance
Improves blood sugar control
Improves brain health and mental clarity
Improves digestive function
How to Detox with a Coconut Oil Cleanse
First and foremost, get organic, raw extra virgin coconut oil in order to get the most of its benefits.
Drink plenty of water during the cleanse in order to flush out the parasites and bacteria easier.
If you haven’t used coconut oil internally before, you need to let the body adjust by slowly including in to your daily diet prior starting with the coconut oil detox. Begin with half or a full teaspoon of the oil, three times daily. Work your way up to one to two tablespoons three times a day. To work up to this amount it typically takes two weeks. When you feel okay taking this amount of coconut oil, it means that you are ready to begin with the coconut oil detox.
All you have to do is to mix coconut oil in warm water and consume it from three to seven days.
During the cleanse, you should consume 10-14 tablespoons of coconut oil a day. It is recommended to take two tablespoons at 2-hour intervals during the day.
If you cannot stand the taste of coconut oil, feel free to combine it with organic, unflavored, unsweetened yogurt.
In addition, can are also allowed to eat 4 oz. of fresh, non-dried coconut meat, which is abundant in fiber and nurtures the beneficial bacteria in the gut.