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Spring Valley Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz

 
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Questions & Answers for Spring Valley Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz

Question

Hardened product

This product, when refrigerated as directed, hardened so hard it requires it be scraped out of bottle. Is there something wrong with the product or should it be this way? If it is supposed to be this way is there an easy way to get it out of the bottle?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Shirley
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can leave coconut oil at room temp. It will not become liquid until it reaches 76 degrees F. There's nothing wrong with it :) you don't have to refrigerate it unless your home is unusually warm, and even then it's not necessary. We keep ours on our daughter's changing table because we use it for her diaper rashes since we cloth diaper her and it clears them up in only a few applications.
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
it's liquid at room temperature. so, all you have to do is keep it at room temperature if you want it to be liquid.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Sharjat
answer 3
This is normal for the product; it has a very low melting point (about body temperature).
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
HelpPL
answer 4
you don't have to put in frig just cool place like cabinet not over the stove an just put in hot water or microwave it an it's a liquid then cool place it's back to a solid
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
kelley76
answer 5
I think its normal to harden.
I use a butter knife and scrape just a bit out, as you do not need much, depending on what you use it for. I then rub in my hands for like 30 seconds and its melted.
Also, the knife makes sure no bacteria from my skin is transferred to the oil.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Mistybaby
Question

Is this product "made with" extra virgin coconut oil, along with other ingredients?

The statement "made with extra virgin coconut oil" does not seem entirely forthright. Is there something other than extra virgin coconut oil that this product is "made with"? And I ask not only because of the verbiage, but also the taste seems different (not as pronounced coconut taste) compared to Nutiva brand.
asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
Wakka73
 - Houston,TX
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The only thing in the ingredients list is just organic coconut oil.
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
On the package for ingredient it only states organic coconut oil, it maybe because its a different company some items may or maynot be similar in taste, for example for me there's a taste difference in nilla wafers store brand and nabisco, you may also have very defined taste buds.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ilovetopointandclick
answer 3
No it's all natural. Only refined coconut oil uses chemicals. If it does'nt smell like coconuts its been refined. And lost most of it's healing and moisturizing properties.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
PeachDiva76
 - BIRMINGHAM,AL
answer 4
This product is 100% Extra Virgin Coconut Oil.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
HelpPL
Question

Can this product be used on the skin such as the face?

asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
provine
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
4 answers
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answer 1
I use it for my daughter's diaper rashes and also to moisturize my face! :)
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
Yes as well as your entire body head to toe!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ilovetopointandclick
answer 3
Absolutely. Completely safe to use on skin, hair, and be consumed.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ClothesQueen
answer 4
Yes alone or with organic unrefined shea butter.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
PeachDiva76
 - BIRMINGHAM,AL
Question

Refrigeration, yes or no?

The label on the jar indicated that the product should be refrigerated after opening. However, after refrigeration the product almost turned to rock. It was very hard to use. Does it really need to be refrigerated?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Vonnie29
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
We don't refrigerate ours and it's fine. :)
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
They (company) have to put that on the label to cover themselves but I would say no, I don't refrigerate mine, but I also don't use mine to cook with, you can place some in another container put in warm bath or in microwave when your ready for it, but its not good food practice to heat anything over and over, I hope this helps ;0)
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ilovetopointandclick
answer 3
I looked this up online and keep getting this answer: "coconut oil is practically all saturated fat, and thus very shelf-stable. " You dont need to refrigerate it unless you want it to be solid. Since Im using mine mostly for my skin, I like it to be liquid.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
LadybugRose
 - Drumright, ok
answer 4
Yes, this product does need to be refrigerated. If this product is exposed to temperatures above 76 degrees Fahrenheit, the oil will liquefy. You may leave the product out for about 30 minutes for the oil to start to liquefy making the product easier to use.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
HelpPL
Question

how do i use the coconut oil for my face and hair?

asked 2 years ago
By
gretchen
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
4 answers
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answer 1
I just scoop some out after a shower and apply to my face for moisture (a LITTLE dab will do ya!) And for a hair mask, the same thing. Just scoop some out and smooth over damp hair. Wrap in a towel and let it sit for an hour or so then wash as normal.
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
You can use it straight from the jar or mix with other hair/face care items, a little does go a long way but play with different amounts to see what your body needs, good luck ;0)
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ilovetopointandclick
answer 3
http://www.howdoesshe.com/coconut-oil-moisture-treatment/

Go to this site above for hair, and this site:
http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/natural-beauty-fashion/blogs/5-simple-cost-saving-ways-i-use-coconut-oil-in-my-beauty-rout

for face.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Danilynn08
answer 4
Although Spring Valley is committed to providing the finest nutritional supplements and health, wellness and personal care products to be included in your overall health regimen, it is not our intention to prescribe or make specific health claims for any of our products. It is advised that you follow the directions as indicated on the label or consult with your doctor.
answered 2 years ago
By
HelpPL
Question

is this unrefined or refined?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
barb
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
4 answers
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answer 1
Unrefined and organic :)
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
I suspect it is refined because unrefined coconut oil is SOLID at room temperature and THIS product is LIQUID at room temperature. Conclusion: It's therefore refined in some way.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Sharjat
answer 3
Pure is also interchangeable with unrefined.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
LadybugRose
answer 4
This product is unrefined.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
HelpPL
Question

can you use this on your hair and scalp.....is this unrefined coconut oil?

asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
mizshae101
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
3 answers
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answer 1
It is unrefined and I use it on my hair, face, and daughter's diaper rashes.
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
yes you can. Hers how you can tell the difference. Refined has no smell. Organic or extra virgin smells like coconuts.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
PeachDiva76
 - BIRMINGHAM,AL
answer 3
The coconut oil is unrefined. We would also like to share with you that this product is meant to be ingested. Although Spring Valley is committed to providing the finest nutritional supplements and health, wellness and personal care products to be included in your overall health regimen, it is not our intention to prescribe or make specific health claims for any of our products. It is advised that you follow the directions as indicated on the label or consult with your doctor.
answered 5 years ago
By
HelpPL
Question

I understand that this oil is organic, but does that also mean that it's PURE?

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
mimidagreat
 - Greenville, SC
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
3 answers
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answer 1
I would say yes, only because the ingredient stated on package is just organic coconut oil.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
ilovetopointandclick
answer 2
It is pure. Extra virgin always indicates purity. Think of extra virgin as the first oil to come from the coconut so it is the purest. If it had said simply virgin, it is still pure but the quality is a little less than extra virgin.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ClothesQueen
answer 3
Yes. Extra Virgin would result in this being pure coconut oil.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
PVHelp
Question

Is this product unrefined or refined? Unrefined smells and tastes like coconuts. If its listed, I just didn't see it. Thank you!

asked 2 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
3 answers
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answer 1
It's unrefined.
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
It is unrefined. Whenever you see the words "extra virgin" that product is completely unrefined. Also, you can tell refined coconut oil because it has absolutely NO smell. None of that coconut-ty goodness! :)
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
ClothesQueen
answer 3
The coconut oil is unrefined.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
HelpPL
Question

what is the sugar content of this product

asked 1 year, 9 months ago
By
peaches56
on Spring Valley Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 12 oz
3 answers
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answer 1
The nutrition facts chart on the container states there are 0g of sugars
answered 10 months ago
By
SemiChewyMom86
answer 2
The sugar content is 0 grams
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Trinity71
answer 3
This product contains 0g of sugar per serving.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
HelpPL
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