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Complementary Medicine

Coconut Oil

09/17/2008

Question:

I have heard that coconut oil is very good for your skin. Is this true and can you suggest a good brand of coconut oil for me. Thanks.

Answer:

It is fine on the skin but not healthy taken internally.

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University