Kapua Kaizi Gutchen
is the man behind the oil. Kapua, being his Indigenous Torres Strait Island given name and Kaizi being his nickname.
Kaizi has been passed the knowledge of making Coconut Oil the traditional way by his mother. She had in turn been taught by her Grandmother, a native woman from Murray Island in the Torres Straits.
Kaizi appreciates and embraces much of his traditional ways. Sharing knowledge of traditional foods is a passion whereby, these foods have given him a strong physical constitution towards his 'way of being'. Coconut and all it's uses are strongly featured in Torres Strait Island cooking and through its use, Islanders understand why they consider it precious.
Traditionally, Pure Coconut Oil is used for skin & hair application for the whole family. Coconut Oil is versatile & used within a balanced diet, can be regarded as a general aid in well being because of its ability to assist in repelling bugs & microbes.
In it's pure form, this oil is especially great for:
It's important to note that our Oil is processed using the beautiful 'kernel' of the Coconut which of course emphasises it's nutrient rich content.
Nursing mothers - Using Coconut Oil on babies and young children gives them an appreciation and understanding of having strong, resilient skin.
Cooking - It is very heat sensitive and so only moderate heat levels are needed. Coconut Oil is versatile & used within a balanced diet, can be regarded as a general aid in well being because of its ability to assist in repelling bugs & microbes. It is a truly fine oil in texture & although a saturated fat it is easy to understand how it can be absorbed quickly in baking, frying or roasting.
Oil Pulling - Troubling teeth & gums try oil pulling with Pure Coconut Oil. This is an Ayverdic treatment that addresses toxins held in the gums. Slooshing a tablespoon of Pure Oil around the mouth for 15-20mins can bring near immediate relief.