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      plnt Coconut Oil (15 Ounces Solid)

      • Form: Solid

      • Serving Size: 1 TABLESPOON

      • Number Of Servings: 30 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.30 / serving)

      • Weight: 17 OZ

      • Allergens: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free

      Product Label

        • Natural Foods
        • Cold-Pressed
        • Non-GMO
        • Delicious
        • USDA Organic
        • Organic
        • Unrefined Cold Pressed
        • Extra Virgin
        • Delicious Taste
        • 0 Grams Trans Fat
        • Contains Lauric Acid
        • Contains Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)
        • Great for Cooking and Baking
        • NO yeast, corn, wheat, sugar, salt, starch, dairy, citrus, soy, fish, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors added.

      Warning
      Keep out of reach of children.

    • Does not contain
      Artificial Colors or Flavors Added., Citrus, Corn, Dairy, Fish, Preservatives, Salt, Soy, Starch, Sugar, Wheat, Yeast

    • Brand Information
      earth-friendly herbal supplements made with natural botanical ingredients. at plnt we leave the “a” out to represent the absence of fillers like magnesium stearate. we’ve created minimalist formulas of time-honored herbals that are non-GMO, gluten-free, kosher and vegetarian, so you get the nutritional core of nature’s most treasured assets —in a pure, simple form.

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      Coconut Oil Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 1 TABLESPOON

      Servings Per Container 30.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      Calories 130  N/A*
      Calories From Fat 130  N/A*
      Total Fat 14 Gm 22%
      Saturated Fat 13 Gm 65%
      TRANS FAT 0 Gm N/A*
      Polyunsaturated Fat 0 Gm N/A*
      Monounsaturated Fat 1 Gm N/A*
      Cholesterol 0 Mg N/A*
      Sodium 0 Mg N/A*
      Total Carbohydrate 0 Gm N/A*
      Protein 0 Gm N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Organic unrefined cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil. Contains Tree nuts (Coconut).

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      the Vitamin ShoppeOrganic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid
       
      4.8

      (based on 17 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

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      91%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Effective (10)
      • Tastes good / tastes fine (8)
      • No aftertaste (7)
      • Quality (6)
      • Mixes well (5)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily use (10)
        • On its own (7)
        • Heart health (5)
        • Lower cholesterol (5)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Health conscious (9)

        Reviewed by 17 customers

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        BEST EXTRA VIRGIN COCONUT OIL AROUND

        By Sunny bunny

        from charleston,sc

        About Me Health Conscious, Working Grandmom

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Mixes Well
        • No Aftertaste
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Lower Cholesterol
        • On Its Own

        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

        i use the coconut all as a moisturizer and sunscreen for my body and hair. it smells great also. i rinse my mouth with it also to get rid of all the inpurities. My Mom and sister-law use it. They put a full teaspoon in there coffee every morning like creamer.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Favorite Moisturizer

        By Jaded

        from Alabama

        About Me Health Conscious

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

              I use this as a moisturizer. Most of my fine lines have disappeared. Especially under my eyes and my Smile/Frown Lines. Not only do I use it on my face but I use on my whole body as well. I seen a difference within a few days.

              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Gift from God!

              By Wrightn221

              from Waldorf

              About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Effective
              • No Aftertaste
              • Tastes Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • On Its Own

                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                I love anything that's natural and works wonders!

                A VitaminShoppe Rep told me he applies it to his body before running. This was after asking about Sweet Sweat that's very expensive.

                I bought two years last year, one I used before working out and the other was just sitting in my cabinet.

                I didn't know the health benefits of eating it, etc. until I saw it in my Twitter feed. After reading up on it, I started eating 2T a day, applying it to my skin and my hair.

                This brand taste so good! My body and hair loves it! I take a T. before I workout and have another T. with my Atkins shake (snack).

                My belly fat is decreasing, my hair has gotten thicker/shiny and my sugar cravings have decreased.

                I have recommended this to all my friends and family members.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Coconut is in!

                By Nan

                from CT

                About Me Health Conscious, Love To Cook Healthfully

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Mixes Well
                • No Aftertaste
                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Heart Health
                  • Lower Cholesterol
                  • On Its Own

                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                  I use coconut oil in baking and sautéing all kinds of foods. It gives foods a light flavor, not a strong coconut taste. This oil is easily digestable as well. I will alternate with olive oil.

                  (0 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Liquid not solid

                  By dkc33615

                  from tampa, fl

                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                  This product was supposed to be solid when it arrived there was a little ball of solid in the bottom of the jar but the rest was liquid. I finally had to put it in the fridge to get it to be solid. The purpose of this was for treatment of psoriasis and really needs to be in a solid form.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Top Quality Oil, Highly recommend

                  By Ta2dNYr

                  from NY

                  About Me Health Conscious, repeat user

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • No Aftertaste
                  • Quality
                  • Tastes Good

                  Cons

                  • Doesnt Mixintocold Drinks
                  • Possible Allergy

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Heart Health
                  • Lower Cholesterol
                  • Moisturizer
                  • On Its Own
                  • Pets
                  • Short-Term Use
                  • Skin Treatment

                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                  We LOVE it! It is a TOP Quality product, good taste very mild and a very little goes LONG way too! wonderful for use inside and externally in human and animal. Our dog LOVES it as treat. It tastes great, absorbs so rapidly into skin. I use for moisturizer internally for cardiac, arthritis and other health benefits. I have heard great for cooking esp stir fry which I have not yet tried. Only Caveat is if you or housemate has allergy, as with any product, one must be aware of that! It also doesn not mix well into COLD shakes drinks. However it does melt in seconds when solid used any other way.

                   
                  5.0

                  Buy coconut oil

                  By Sam

                  from India

                  Pros

                  • Effective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                    Drink for health

                    (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I love Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

                    By Dee

                    from Arlington, Tx

                    About Me Daily Use, Diabetic Care, Health Conscious, New User

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • No Aftertaste
                    • Tastes great
                    • Very Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                      I am a borderline diabetic. My doctor told me that if I didn't change my diet I would soon be on medication. I started making healthier chooses with one of them being coconut oil. After hearing about it on Dr. Oz and doing some research, I started taking this product the first of November. I started taking 1 tsp 3 x day with meals. I now take 1/2 tbsp 3 x day with meals. My fasting morning numbers went from 112 to around 90, which is in the normal range. I am very grateful for Organic Virgin Coconut Oil and the knowledge that was shared regarding this product. Will be taking A1C test soon, hopefully those numbers have improved also.

                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Coconut Oil is Good 4U!

                      By Jack the busy Kat

                      from North Plainfield, NJ

                      About Me Health Conscious

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Effective
                      • Imparts Nice Flavor2food
                      • No Aftertaste
                      • Stores At Room Temp
                      • Tastes Good

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Food Or Hand Cream Use
                        • Heart Health
                        • Lower Cholesterol
                        • On Its Own

                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                        I haven't tried this specific brand of Coconut oil, but compared it to the one I use. Decent comparison. How different can you get!

                        Coconut oil is great for use on a griddle, or mixing it right in to pancakes or other foods. I use Nature's Way, which is also available from The Vitamin Shoppe. Especially good when cooking up stove top chicken, like for stir fry, because the coconut taste comes through when you eat it.

                        If by chance you get some on your fingers, don't wipe it off, rub it in. This type of cooking oil can also be used cosmetically!

                        Does not mix well with cold ingredients, because coconut oil solidifies at colder temps. Can be stored unrefrigerated and keeps in a liquid state. But if you keep the thermostat down in your house, it will get hard (white color). No problem with this. Heat up or place in a warm place. If you are adding to batter (which has cold eggs or milk), immediately mix when added. It will thaw out in the pan when it cooks.

                        Sale price on this item is good, but regular price is over-priced a little. Nature's Way, per 16oz, I get for $8.29 (I'm not supposed to tell you where!) You do the math when you check out the Vitamin Shoppe's price.

                        (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Love this stuff

                        By Jeannie C.

                        from Virginia

                        About Me Health Conscious

                        See all my reviews

                        Pros

                        • Effective
                        • Mixes Well
                        • No Aftertaste
                        • Tastes Good

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use
                          • Heart Health
                          • Lower Cholesterol
                          • On Its Own

                          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                          I am using it for my hair, skin and using it in my baked goods and cooking. I have only been using it a few weeks on my fine hair. Just a very small dab in my palm to rub on dry ends and once a week do a massage into the scalp at night of the oil. I am noticing hair growth and my hair not breaking off as much when I brush it. I am also using skin and it is making it softer and less dry looking. I have done research and it is supposed to be one of the best oils to use. It makes everything taste so delicious and it takes so little! Good thing as this is expensive. I have lost 3 pounds too. Unexpected! Who knew?

                          (7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Bomshell Cocunut Oil

                          By Tiff

                          from RockHill SC

                          About Me Health Conscious

                          Pros

                          • Effective
                          • Mixes Well
                          • Tastes Fine

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Hair And Skin

                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                            I use coconut oil as a base for many natural hair products,its very lite and has lots of uses internal and external.I don't have any thing I don't like about the product.

                            (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Satisfaction guaranteed

                            By Happy camper

                            from east orange, nj

                            Pros

                            • Effective
                            • Mixes Well
                            • Taste great

                            Cons

                            • Plastic container

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Heart Health
                            • On Its Own
                            • Skin Hair cooking

                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                            I read about the many benefits of coconut oil and decided to purchase this brand last yr. I am very glad i did. I tried another brand, doesnt come close to this one. This product smells great. authentic. I use it mainly for my hair as pre-poo treatments as well as moisturizer. Great for skin too. no longer use lotion.

                            (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great!!!!

                            By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                            from Undisclosed

                            Pros

                            • price
                            • Quality
                            • Satisfaction
                            • value

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                                I love this product!! Great taste ued it in cooking, for my hair and skin. My dogs love it. I'll keep buying it forever. Very healthy for you. Recommended by Dr. Oz. I love the hint of cocunut flavor on my eggs and different food recipes.

                                (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Best tasting

                                By Judith W

                                from Undisclosed

                                Pros

                                • Convenience
                                • price
                                • Quality
                                • Satisfaction
                                • value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                                    Vitaminn Shoppe"s taste and quality match a costly one that I used to special order for it's wonderful taste. When I found Vitamin Shoppe's was equally tasty, and less expensive, I switched. The smell, taste and quality is absolutely the best! It's cold pressed & organic.

                                    (19 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Love it!

                                    By tishannah n

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Pros

                                    • Convenience
                                    • price
                                    • Quality
                                    • Satisfaction
                                    • value

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                                        I love the smell and how my hair reacts to it. It really does penetrate unlike most oils, and leaves my hair shiny without that greasy feeling. I have natural 4a hair.

                                        (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        I'm Sold!!

                                        By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Pros

                                        • Convenience
                                        • price
                                        • Quality
                                        • Satisfaction
                                        • value

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                                            I just Love this product. I've used this coconut oil on my hair and it has done wonders to help keep my hair soft and especially when you apply it before you shampoo/condition. I am now using it to mix with unrefined shea butter, grapeseed oil, aloe vera gel (which i also bought from you guys), glycerine and some jojoba for a nice whipped shea butter. I love the vitamin shoppe. I am a natural product junkie so it was only fair that i come here to purchase. The staff is always awesome at the frisco location!

                                            (24 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Great buy!!!

                                            By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

                                            from Undisclosed

                                            Pros

                                            • Convenience
                                            • price
                                            • Quality
                                            • Satisfaction
                                            • value

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil - 15 Ounces Solid:

                                                I use this on my hair and skin. I whipped it with 100% unrefined shea butter, jojoba oil and grapeseed oil. This finish is a creamy frosting-like moisturizer that I use on my hair and body. A little bit goes a long way. Makes my hair so soft (no need for conditioner). And smells great. I've also used it as a pull (look it up in google) and it makes my mouth so fresh (has natural antibacterial properties). Every now and then I'll even give my dog a teaspoon as a treat (she loves it and it's suppose to be good for their coat). I would definitely buy it again. I haven't cooked with it yet but that is something I'll have to try next. :)

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                                                Oil pulling
                                                Tom H on Apr 13, 2015
                                                my complete body inside and out.
                                                Linda S on Apr 10, 2015
                                                I will use it for a hair and skin moisturizer.
                                                Marica M on Apr 11, 2015
                                                the price
                                                Adrian P on Apr 8, 2015
                                                Can I give this product to my dog? I've been buying some at the pet store and it's twice the price. It would be good if I could use this for our whole family including our lab:)
                                                Thanks ,
                                                Donna Fox
                                                Donna F on Jun 20, 2013
                                                Best Answer: Donna, I've been using organic cooking oil for all my home baking for 2 years now. (including dog treats and food). It's great for the whole family, pets included. I also use it as a rub for hotspots on the dogs. No worries if they lick it off.
                                                Reply · Report · Yvonne W on Oct 20, 2013
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                                                Did you like it ? Was it fresh?
                                                A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Dec 9, 2014
                                                Best Answer: I've only used it a few times since I got it but it does have a nice mild flavor and add's a buttery color to what ever is sautaed in it.I've also rubbed some into my hands and face. Makes a golden tint and feels very soothing to my lips
                                                Reply · Report · Mary B on Dec 9, 2014
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                                                what is this product best used for?
                                                A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 14, 2014
                                                Best Answer: Organic extra virgin coconut oil or EVCO is different from processed coconut oil that has been shown not to be that beneficial to health. EVCO can cook foods at high temperatures without changing its composition, if I understand the science correctly, and it is also healthful to the body when used correctly. Check out the National Institutes of Health library of abstracts to learn about its beneficial effects in recent studies. Some dieticians recommend this because they claim that when you restrict your fats to healthy ones like EV olive oil and EVCO, then you increase the body's metabolism and don't gain weight, but lose it. EVCO does not have a strong coconut flavor but is a little sweet. It is a good alternative to EV olive oil, which degrades at high temperatures when cooking. Provides an interesting variety to cooking.
                                                Reply · Report · L. P on Mar 14, 2014
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                                                Is this product in a plastic or glass jar?
                                                Jason N on Sep 10, 2013
                                                Best Answer: Unfortunately, plastic. That's the only downside, in my opinion.
                                                Reply · Report · lisa j on Sep 10, 2013
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                                                Is the container BPA-free?
                                                joey m on Jan 27, 2013
                                                Best Answer: Good question. I don't know AND I should, because I care about that subject. Vitamin Shoppe folks: Why don't you know. It's your product.
                                                Reply · Report · Rita Jeanne C on Jan 28, 2013
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                                                What is the best way to use this product?
                                                A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 17, 2014
                                                Best Answer: I use a tsp of Coconut Oil on my daily oatmeal or grits. It has its own taste of coconut so I don't prefer it on baked potatoes. Cooked brown rice can take either Coconut Oil or extra virgin olive oil. I don't eat much meat or dairy so I give attention to inserting fat into my daily diet and coconut oil is a good half of my fat intake. Olive oil isthe other half. The Vitamin Shoppe brand is good quality and the best price.
                                                Reply · Report · Dan C on Feb 18, 2014
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                                                can coconut oil grow your hair?
                                                A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 22, 2015
                                                Best Answer: ABSOLUTELY. Coconut oil is AMAZING for the hair, scalp and skin!
                                                Reply · Report · Rachael h on Feb 27, 2015
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                                                In what ways has using this brand of coconut oil help in you achieving weight loss?
                                                Kimberly P on Nov 21, 2012
                                                Best Answer: I Love coconut oil! I use it on my skin as a body lotion, my face as moisturizer, on my hair as conditioner and most importantly to help with my food cravings at night.
                                                I put a teaspoon in a cup of either decaf coffee or a cup of tea when i get home from work. by the time dinner is ready, i don't over eat and i don't crave sweets in the evening. i will put it generally in a cup of chamomile tea if it's past 7pm to help me sleep. It takes my cravings for sweets away, but of course exercise and eating properly-it all goes hand-in-hand.
                                                -Theresa
                                                Reply · Report · Theresa F on Nov 29, 2012
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                                                Is your brand of coconut oil from fermented coconuts ?
                                                A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Aug 23, 2014
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