This oil is excellent for preventing dryness and flaking of skin. It also delays wrinkles, and sagging of skin which normally become prominent with age. Coconut oil also helps in treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, and other skin infections. Coconut oil also helps in preventing premature aging and degenerative diseases due to its antioxidant properties. Ever wonder how many of these trees there were in the Garden of Adam & Eve?