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History of Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has been used as a massage oil in the coastal areas of India and other larger island type countries.
When travelling the coastal area’s of India you will find quite a lot of people with gleaming, smooth, and beautiful skin, even at an old age.
On further enquiry you will find that they were massaged with coconut oil in their childhood through into adulthood.
Coconut Oil as a Massage Oil
Grapeseed oil currently is the main natural carrier oil used for massage in South Africa. This is though is about to change. Coconut oil is fast becoming a favorite with massage therapists. (And it is not because they are preparing banting friendly food with it)
Coconut oil is in solid state but melts as you start massaging with it. Cocnut Oil is the right viscosity to reduce the friction of the massage. Coconut oil is praised for it’s benefits in feeding and moisturizing the skin.
Coconut Oil Properties
The oil seeps through the skin keeping the skin soft, smooth, and moist.
Coconut oil is a stable oil. This is because of it’s reasonable concentration of medium-chain fatty acids.
When the therapist uses coconut oil in the massage it is best to leave it in for a while. It will soon leave the client’s skin feeling soft and non greasy. Coconut massage oil easily penetrates the skin.
The layer of stable saturated fats that forms on the skin prevents the escape of moisture and protects the skin from drying and cracking.
Coconut oil is rich in vitamin-E which is your skin’s best friend. Vitamen E keeps your skin rejuvenated, young, and healthy.
Coconut massage oil is also good as a carrier oil for herbal extracts or essential oils.