This coconut oil contains 50% lauric acid. Fractionated coconut oil is closest substance to human sub-cutaneous fat and more compatible with skin than vegetable oils. She states that it has a virtually unlimited shelf life, since it can not turn rancid, and that it can not clog pores, making it an ideal carrier for oily or troubled skin. Fractionated Coconut oil is our diluent of choice. Its light texture and total lack of aroma make it perfect for diluting the most fragile absolutes and essences. Its extraordinarily long shelf life means you never have to worry about a rancid fixed oil spoiling your precious aromatics.