Breaking Philippines News! The Philippines scientists will testing coconut oil in treating patients with coronavirus
The Philippines Department of Science and Technology announced that it is awaiting approval from the Ethics Commission for clinical trials next week to test the efficacy of coconut oil (VCO) in treating patients with coronavirus.
The first studies will be held at the Santa Rosa Hospital, Laguna.
It is estimated that 45 patients will receive coconut oil daily, and another 45 will make up the control group.
The researchers pin special hope on lauric acid, which is found in large quantities in coconut oil and has antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiviral effects.