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I use coconut oil a lot. Like it is going out of style. I use it to cook, as lotion, as hair conditioner, and take it daily for wellness reasons. I LOVE coconut oil.

Tropical Traditions was kind enough to send me a sample of their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil to test out. I got the 32oz jar two weeks ago and just ran out this morning. That is how often I use this stuff.

Virgin Coconut Oil, Gold Label – 1 quart





I put in an order of oil for my self at the same time that they sent me the sample jar. My order got here promptly via Fed Ex at the same time as the sample did. The online transaction was a little confusing. I did the BOGO deal they had going on that week and was not sure whether to enter 1 jar (and they would automatically add another to the shipment) or 2 jars (and they would give me one free). It turned out to be 1 jar and they would add another right before the final check out process.

Of course when I got the oil in I immediately opened it right up and started using it.

I am a big fan of the oil. It has a nice smooth taste and smells deliciously of coconut, but it does not have as strong of a coconut flavor as some other coconut oils do.

When I use it in cooking it does not leave behind a coconut flavor which my husband is very happy about. He HATES the flavor of coconut and is very pleased with the purity of this oil.

I have been using it as lotion and LOVE the way it smells and makes my skin feel. You only need a little bit and it goes a LONG way. I definitely use less than I ever did when I used lotion.

One of the other great things about Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is the fact that it is sourced from small family farmers and processed traditionally to maintain the high quality nutrients in the oil.


For some more great ideas on the benefits and uses of coconut oil, of which there are many, please take a look at Hybrid Rasta Mama’s 160 uses of coconut oil. She also has a lot of other more focused posts about the many uses and benefitsof coconut oil, so grab a cup of tea with some coconut oil in it and read them all!

You will be amazed at the great things coconut oil can do.

Tropical Traditions was also kind enough to host a give away! I will have the give away up tomorrow.

It will go for a whole week! Keep an eye out and be sure to enter to win this amazing oil to try for your family.


Have you tried Tropical Traditions oil? What was your experience?


Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil - 32 oz.Win 1 quart of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil!

Tropical Traditions is America’s source for coconut oil. Their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is hand crafted in small batches by family producers, and it is the highest quality coconut oil they offer. You can read more about how virgin coconut oil is different from other coconut oils on their website: What is Virgin Coconut Oil?

You can also watch the video they produced about Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil:

Tropical Traditions also carries other varieties of affordable high quality coconut oil. Visit their website to check on current sales, to learn about the many uses of coconut oil, and to read about all the  advantages of buying coconut oil online. Since the FDA does not want us to discuss the health benefits of coconut oil on a page where it is being sold or given away, here is the best website to read about the health benefits of coconut oil.



Disclaimer: Tropical Traditions provided me with a free sample of this product to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose.  Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a product giveaway in return for the free product.

About Amanda

Amanda is a mother of two amazing toddlers. She is an herbalist, natural living guru, and real food, gluten free eating pro. She loves to help educate others on how to take control of their own health through natural living, real food, herbs, essential oils, and most of all - a positive mind set. Her other business Natural Herbal Living Magazine is all about helping people learn about how to use one herb a month on a deep and profound level.
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One Response to Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review

  1. Kimberly S says:

    Just an FYI, if you buy the Expeller Pressed Coconut Oil, it is completely flavorless and scentless. I buy this type as I use it a lot for cooking things like eggs and other savory dishes where the taste of coconut would not be desirable. It has the same benefits and properties of extra virgin coconut oil and is created in the same desirable processing without the use of chemicals and such, but you don’t get the flavor and scent for those who want the health benefits without the taste.

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