"MERIT VCO" Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is made from fresh mature coconuts and is processed right at our processing plant at Patalganga industrial area ( Near Navi Mumbai ) situated in the Costal area of Raigad in INDIA, It is cold processed thus retaining the light scent and taste of fresh coconuts. VCO is rich in medium chain fatty acids, particularly Lauric Acid. Lauric acid is the same fatty acid found in mother's milk that provides immunity to babies. Among the benefits of VCO ( Virgin Coconut oil ) are it promotes weight-loss by increasing metabolism, boosts the immune system, it has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties and it has good moisturizing properties as well. VCO ( Virgin Coconut oil ) may be taken internally as a food supplement. Used for cooking or baking, applied topically as a moisturizer for the skin and hair, and may be used as a base oil for many cosmetic products like soaps and creams (and since our VCO ( Virgin Coconut oil ) is cold processed , it will produce pure white and unscented beauty products without the burnt smell and brownish color of heated coconut oil). VCO Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) has been found to be beneficial for health, in general, and to fight a number of illnesses. A daily dose of one tablespoons of VCO will also benefit healthy individuals by strengthening the immune system. VCO covers the body's daily nutritional requirements while revving up the metabolism, resulting in natural weight loss with long-term use.