Antibacterial Effect of Virgin and Refined Coconut Oils on Pathogenic Bacteria: A Review

  title={Antibacterial Effect of Virgin and Refined Coconut Oils on Pathogenic Bacteria: A Review},
  author={Manar Saad Hussain and Farah Tareq Al-Alaq and Noor Salman Kadhim Al-Khafaji and Hussein O. M. Al-Dahmoshi},
  journal={Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine \& Toxicology},
Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is the most oldest edible oil, extracted from fresh and mature kernel using wetor dry methods, therefor the resulting oil is a pure, clear, and colorless with a scent of fresh coconut, thesecharacteristics make VCO has the preferableness in medical and health applications, over refining coconutoil (RCO) that is extract from kernel of coconut after drying by methods makes the oil refining, bleaching anddeodorizing. In spite of that, the chemical compositions particularly… 

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