Something for everyone. Directions and uses: Take one to four tablespoons as a supplement. Mix with hot or cold drinks and smoothies. Mix with cooked rice. Use in place of butter or margarines. Use as a cooking oil (savory and dessert). Ideal for hair and skin moisturizer. Use as a make-up remover. Use as a sunburn prevention.
Yes, coconut is trending. The labelling: organic, raw, unrefined.
Coconut plantations as a vast monoculture are environmentally undesirable and no better than palm oil plantations that involve clearing jungle habitat.
I am not endorsing all the above uses of coconut oil.