Traditional medicine using medicinal plants for treating and preventing various diseases including cardiovascular diseases has gained much attention in recent years. Recently, virgin coconut oil (VCO) has been very popular as a food supplement.It is consumed as a functional food. VCO is marketed in Southeast Asia as functional oil, not as cooking oil. Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is defined as the oil resulting from the fresh and mature kernel of the coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) through mechanical and natural means, either with the use of heat or not provided that it does not lead to alteration or transformation of the oil.VCO is known as saturated oils. VCO is colorless.
The formation of Gallstones is cholelithiasis. Gallstones disease affects millions of people each year and causes significant morbidity. Virtually all gallstones from within the gallbladder. The gallbladder lies on the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver. The main function of the gallbladder is to concentrate, store, and excreted bile which is produced by the liver. Gallstones can pass from the gallbladder into the common bile duct may remain there with or without any symptoms or they may pass into the duodenum.
Cholecystitis is inflammation of gallbladder and it may be acute or chronic. Inflammation of gallbladder caused by gallstones obstructing the bile ducts leading to the backup of bile is known as calculous cholecystitis. Acalculous cholecystitis is an inflammatory disease of gallbladder without evidence of gallstones.