Among elements that you use as a supplement in the daily diet of your pet, coconut oil is one of the most beneficial one. It could undoubtedly be called as a natural remedy for the dogs that helps in their digestion and is one of the major disinfectants that helps in various skin conditions.
Some of the benefits of using coconut oil in your pet’s foods are:
- Coconut oil is a huge source of various nutrients and provides many health benefits. It has antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties by which it could help your pet to stay away from various body allergies and skin infections.
- It has some widely acclaimed antioxidant properties by which it is helpful in absorption of other minerals in the body
- Coconut oil is a great source of medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs) that provide innumerable health benefits to the pets.
- Coconut oil could be composed about 40 percent of lauric acid, which has shown cancer-prevention properties in the pets.
Body conditions where coconut oil could be highly helpful:
Digestion: About a tablespoonful of coconut oil in the daily diet of your pet could help its body to perform the digestion process in a better manner. It is composed of elements that help in absorption of other nutrients, thereby facilitating better digestive conditions in the body of your pets such as cats and dogs.
Outer coat improvement: Coconut oil could be highly beneficial for the outer coat of your pet. Various antioxidants in the liquid are helpful in keeping the skin supple and hydrated due to which their body could experience a better growth of hair.
A general massage with the coconut oil on the body of your pet could not help in better circulation of blood, but would also remove any kind of disregardful odors that come out of the body.
Infections: As already mentioned, coconut oil has various antibacterial and antimicrobial properties due to which, it is highly helpful in prevention of many kinds of body infections in the pets.
Sometimes, the attack of bacteria and yeast causes innumerable body problems due to which, pets become highly susceptible to infections and could develop conditions such as hot spots etc. Coconut oil suppresses the attack of these, thereby preventing your pet from a hoard of body infections.
Body immunity: Coconut oils could prove a great booster for the body immunity of your pets. Due to this, it could be helpful in faster healing of wounds that could be encountered on account of accidents.
It could even be applied on the outer wounds of the body which is helpful in sooner curing of these.
Apart from there, it could serve many other purposes in the body of your pets and thus, proves to be an overall remedy for them.
You could start with a small portion of this oil, about a teaspoon for the cats and about 2 tablespoons for the dogs and notice its good effects in a short period of time.