Once in a while, we have to help our body get rid of the toxins we are constantly exposed to through the food we eat and the environment in which we live. Our bodies absorb whatever we come in contact with and some of it can cause health problems over time.
Why coconut oil cleanse is perfect for detoxing
A coconut oil detox is a natural way to cleanse your body of toxins in a short time. It’s a very effective way to rid the body of harmful parasites, bacteria, and viruses.
Coconut oil has been found to have numerous health benefits we are only beginning to discover. It’s versatile and beneficial in various ways, whether applied topically or taken internally.
Coconut oil consists of medium-chain triglycerides, which help to strengthen and build up the immune system. Coconut oil is also high in both lauric acid and caprylic acid, which possess antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
These substances attack harmful bacteria but leave friendly bacteria alone, which leads to a balanced gut flora in the digestive system. Studies show coconut oil kills yeast and other fungal overgrowths in the body.
Health properties of coconut oil
Coconut oil is so nutritious, it can:
- Improve brain health and mental clarity
- Improve digestive function
- Improve blood sugar control
- Prevent and treat degenerative brain diseases (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS)
- Prevent cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke)
- Prevent cancer
- Boost HDL (good) cholesterol
- Boost energy levels
- Boost immune function
- Lose excess body fat
- Improve thyroid function
- Improve skin tone and appearance
- Protect and restore joint function
- Balance intestinal flora
- Prevent and treat Crohn’s disease
- Protect against bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections
First of all, you must use organic, raw extra virgin coconut oil to make sure you are getting the best possible benefits from coconut oil.
During the cleanse it is necessary to consume as much water as possible in order to help flush out the parasites.
Mix 2 tablespoons raw extra virgin coconut oil with warm water and drink every 2 hours for 3 to 7 days. Or you can eat the coconut oil directly off the spoon. The object is to consume 10-14 tablespoons of coconut oil each day.
Also, you can mix the oil with smoothies rather than with water or eat 4 ounces of fresh coconut meat per day. The flesh of the fruit provides a high dose of fiber and is probiotic.
During the detox, some people experience flu-like symptoms as the result of toxin withdrawal, which can last up to 5 days and be accompanied by a headache, joint stiffness, and dizziness.
Ensure you stay adequately hydrated during the cleanse, try the drink below:
- 1 cup pure organic lemon juice
- 6 cups filtered water
- 1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
Lemon juice is cleansing and sea salt will replenish lost minerals.