coconut oil

August in the Apothecary

DSC_0073 Developing new products - from exclusive fragrances for some of our retailers, to variations on old favorites (like the new Spearmint flavored Coconut Pulling Oil, which remains our #1 seller).

The online shop is well stocked with the last of Summer's spoils. Otherwise stay tuned for Fall news and dlights and the like.

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From left to right: Osha root tincture, Mugwort-rose tincture, Energy tincture (darjeeling, eleuthero, rhodiola rosea); facial toner with essential oils including rose, lavender and more; Sacred Space perfume with Peruvian Agua Florida; Calming kava kava blackberry extract; and Spearmint Coconut Pulling Oil.

Cook With Coconut Oil

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"Coconut oil is very different from most other cooking oils and contains a unique composition of fatty acids.

The fatty acids are about 90% saturated. This makes coconut oil highly resistant to oxidation at high temperature. For this reason, it is the perfect oil for high-heat cooking methods like frying.

Additionally, coconut oil consists almost entirely of Medium Chain Triglycerides. (See: MCT oil)

These fatty acids go straight from the digestive tract to the liver, where they are likely to be turned into ketone bodies and provide a quick source of energy."

One of the few cooked foods I eat, plantains:

Text source: Authority Nutrition