Earliest Recorded Use to Heal Wounds: 17th Century
In 1998, Coconut Oil was proven effective on HIV patients
Coronaviruses are Enveloped Viruses (Lipid or Fat Coated)
Lipid Coated Microorganisms killed by Coconut Oil's Lauric Acid
Source: The Coconut Oil Miracle, Dr Bruce Fife, 2004
Virgin Coconut Oil Nature's Super Food
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