The International Business Times, citing a study by scientists from the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development reports.
According to the researchers, coconut oil not only directly kills the virus, but is also involved in activating the immune system. This, in turn, fights the infection caused by the coronavirus. In addition, coconut oil has a positive effect on cell survival in the body as a whole, but, as noted in the study, to date, all this has been tested only in patients with mild illness. It is reported that the next study is being carried out on seriously ill patients.