Spectrum Coconut Oil, Refined, Organic, is best for sauteing or stir-frying over medium high heat. Coconut Oil is not suitable for use at high heat levels. Spectrum Coconut Oil has a subtle, neutral flavor so it can also be used in baking. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the tropical coconut, and its fatty acid profile consists of about 92% saturated fat, making it very stable to store at room temperature.
Because of its natural stability, Spectrum Organic Coconut Oil is a good alternative to butter and shortening. In addition to its long and successful history as a tropical culinary oil, coconut oil has been used for centuries as a body care product that nourishes, moisturizes and protects skin and hair.