20 amazing uses for coconut oil!

Have you ever wondered what else this delicious coconut oil that’s been sitting in your kitchen for ages could be good for? 

Well, aside being a great addition to your diet, and an excellent replacement for butter, aside the fact that coconut oil can help with all kinds of health issues (such as eczema, hot flushes, lice, cramps & heavy blood flow during menstruation, mononucleosis, flaky skin, acid reflux, energy levels, cholesterol, chronic fatigue, mental clarity, depression, inflammation, candida, asthma, autism, alzheimer, circulation and more), this amazing stuff offers even more! 

Moisturizer: 

for everyone – you, your kids, babies, men, women, and even your pets! You’ll be impressed with what coconut oil can do for your skin.

Massage Oil: 

Use pure or add a few drops of essential oil if you like.

Prevent Stretch Marks:

Stretchmarks not only happen during pregnancy, but also if you – not matter whether male or female – have gained or lost a lot of weight, or are losing weight at the moment. Coconut oil helps your skin stay elastic.

Make-up Remover: 

Use coconut oil to gently remove eye make up and foundation – even waterproof mascara will come off!
Just be aware that lash extensions are usually attached with oil-soluble glue, so do not use oils on your face if you have lash extensions. If you do NOT have extensions though, coconut oil is also great to strengthen your lashes:

Strengthen & moisturize eyelashes:

Simply apply a tiny dab with your fingertips.

Lip Balm:

Cracked lips can be super painful and conventional lip glosses and balms often only make things worse – a tiny bit of coconut oil will act quickly and is – as opposed to chemical gels – also edible, a win-win! 

Bath Oil: 

The coconut oil will help your skin keep moisture in. Plus, you’ll be wearing a coconut cookie scent – delicious!

DIY Body Scrub:

Blend coconut oil with sugar or salt, add an essential oil of your choice if you wish or mix with some oatmeal and cinnamon for an even gentler scrub.

Soften cuticles & heels:

Massage coconut oil onto your feet and nails for super smooth skin.

No more dandruff, nourishing hair treatment, natural frizz tamer:

Rub a bit of coconut oil into your scalp and smooth over the tips of your locks – be aware, a little goes a long way!

HEALTH CARE with coconut oil

 

Tooth paste:

make your own toothpaste – it is super effective, yet less abrasive and 100% natural!

Breath Freshener / Mouthwash:

Use a spoonful of coconut oil to gargle for up to 20 minutes (also known as oil pulling). Its antifungal and antibacterial properties will help clear up bacteria and germs in your mouth, leaving you with a fresher breath, healthier gums and whiter teeth.

Natural lice remedy:

Start off by rinsing your hair with apple cider vinegar, let the vinegar dry. Thereafter, apply coconut oil all over your hair & scalp and let it sit for 12-24 hours. Brush with a fine comb, wash out. 

Vapor Rub:

Blend a spoonful of coconut oil with a couple of drops of essential eucalyptus oil for a DIY vapour rub.

Coconut oil improves thyroid function, digestion, immune system & migraines:

One tablespoon a day can improve your thyroid function and your digestion, strengthen your immune system and even help with migraines

Stop scratching:

Apply coconut oil to soothe itchy insect bites, eczema and skin rash.

Coconut oil has antifungal properties:

Tea tree oil mixed with coconut oil is great to treat athlete’s foot, ring worm and other fungal diseases

Prevent open skin during the flu season:

Moisturize the insides of your nose during colds or allergies.

 

CLEANING with coconut oil

Remove labels & chewing gum:

Goo-Gone – Coconut oil mixed with baking powder 1:1 to remove sticky label residue from your future smoothie jars. Use pure coconut oil to remove chewing gum from your hair and carpets.

Shiny plants:

Houseplants can shine naturally instead of being sprayed with chemical leaf-shine product.

Shower Cleaner:

Wipe shower with coconut oil, spray with white vinegar, wipe dry .

For dogs:

Add a dash of coconut oil into the dog’s drinking water to clean improve their breath.

 

.. and of course, FOOD, glorious food made with coconut oil

Popcorn:

Mix with butter on popcorn. Or omit the butter. And the corn and make your own instead. Here’s how.

Chocolate:

Make Chocolate!

fresh-coconut

 

WHAT ELSE DO YOU USE COCONUT OIL FOR?

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