Certified organic and human grade Coco Loro virgin coconut oil is cold pressed from the meat of fresh coconuts. Coco Loro coconut oil can help support your birds immune system, maintain energenic metabolism and provide affordable and tasty antimicrobial protection. Coco Loro comes in Nalgene® bottles containing no PBA's.
What are the benefits of Coconut Oil for Birds?
Lauric acid, found in unrefined coconut oil, is responsible for the antimicrobial effects of coconut oil. Present in breast milk, lauric acid protects young from viral, bacterial or protozoal infections. Researchers natural and affordable way to manage Candida infections have found coconut oil to be more effect in-vitro than Flucanosole. Candida Albicans, common in hand-fed birds, may respond well to adding coconut oil to hand-feeding formula.
Unrefined coconut oil has been found to reduce cholesterol in high cholesterol and improve cholesterol balance by increasing HDL and reducing LDL cholesterol. Promoting the thyroid glad to increase metabolism, coconut oil in fact helps an individual to consume more calories. Pet birds that are already prone to becoming obese and developing fatty liver disease will benefit from the effects of coconut oil, especially African Grey Parrots and Amazon Parrots.