Fractionated Coconut Oil


Fractionated coconut oil, ideal for dilution to minimize skin sensitivities

Fractionated* Coconut Oil is an all-natural carrier oil that readily absorbs into the skin, making it an ideal oil for topical therapies.  Its feather-light emollient effect provides a soothing barrier, without clogging pores, and is excellent for dry or troubled skin.  It leaves skin feeling silky smooth, not greasy, like other vegetable carrier oils.  And, it is completely soluble with all essential oils, and is colorless and odorless, and will not stain or go rancid.

Fractionated coconut oil is a distillation of fresh coconut oil.  The oil is warmed, then lighter fractions, of lower molecular weight, are separated from the heavier fractions.  This produces an oil that is high in short-chain fatty acids, that are easily washed out of fabrics, has an indefinite shelf life (over one year), and does not require refrigeration.

Use this oil as a light carrier oil, for topical applications of dōTERRA‘s therapeutic-grade essential oils, to help minimize any possible skin sensitivity.  I use it with every oil I put on topically!

This product is for topical use only.

Primary benefits of fractionated coconut oil

Fractionated coconut oil is the ultimate massage oil.  It has:

  • Feather-light emollient, provides a soothing barrier, without clogging pores
  • Has a silky, non-greasy feel
  • Is virtually colorless (it’s water-clear) and odorless, and non-staining
  • Ideal for combining with all types of essential oils, for topical therapies
  • Completely soluble with all essential oils
  • It is pH balanced, to work with all skin types
  • Is highly nourishing to the skin.

* Fractionation is a separation process in which a certain quantity of a mixture (gas, solid, liquid, suspension or isotope) is divided during a phase transition, into a number of smaller quantities (fractions) in which the composition varies according to a gradient.


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