Coconut oil for eczema and reducing skin disorders: use, benefits, and precautions.

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Coconut For Eczema

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Most medical experts believe that coconut oil for eczema can be beneficial. They argue that coconut oil is an effective moisturizer and cleanser. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties and can protect the skin from fungal, viral, and bacterial infections and other skin irritants. While experts may not have strong objections against the

Views in favor

Dr. Bruce Fife, C.N., N.P., a certified nutritionist and naturopathic

Coconut Oil Helps with Rashes, Psoriasis and Eczema

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Greg Da Santos, a mechanical engineer, former eczema sufferer, and

Why I don't recommend Coconut Oil for Eczema

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- Dayrit, F. M. (2014). The Properties of Lauric Acid and Their Significance in Coconut Oil. Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society,92(1), 1-15. doi:10.1007/s11746-014-2562-7

- Hon, K. L., Kung, J. S., Ng, W. G., & Leung, T. F. (2018). Emollient treatment of atopic dermatitis: Latest evidence and clinical considerations. Drugs in Context,7, 1-14. doi:10.7573/dic.212530

- Varma, S. R., Sivaprakasam, T. O., Arumugam, I., Dilip, N., Raghuraman, M., Pavan, K., . . . Paramesh, R. (2019). In vitro anti-inflammatory and skin protective properties of Virgin coconut oil. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine,9(1), 5-14. doi:10.1016/j.jtcme.2017.06.012

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