Naturally occurring in coconuts, coconut oil is white and solid in form at room temperature. With a melting temperature of 25°C, the oil then becomes a colourless liquid oil.
The chemical composition of coconut oil is around 90% of saturated fatty acids and it also contains around 10% made up of unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E and moisture. Around 60% of the saturated fatty acids are medium chain fatty acids such as Lauric Acid, Myristic Acid, Caprylic Acid and Capric Acid.
The benefits of this fatty acids make this an wonderful soap for the skin and hair ( especially dreadlocks).