Coconut - western medicine
|Coconuts for sale at a market.|
SafetyCoconuts are not harmful to the health, but regular consumption of large amounts of coconut oil may not be advisable because it contains saturated fat, which is associated with heart disease. Coconut soap may cause irritation to the skin of people sensitive to it.
This information is provided for general interest only. It is not intended as guidance for medicinal use. Further information on using herbal medicines is available.