Pure coconut oil is an edible oil that is extracted from the meat of coconuts that are harvested from the coconut palm. For many tropical regions this product has provided the main source of fat for the populations of these regions. For many generations coconut oil has had various uses in food, medicine and industry. Because of the oils amazing stability to heat and it’s slow oxidation, coconut oil is highly resistant to rancidity and has a shelf life of more than two years. This also makes it highly sought after for cooking. It is important to note that extra virgin coconut oil is going to have an odor and taste that is normally associated with coconuts.