Thursday, April 25, 2013

Who Knew?? Uses for Coconut Oil

  1. Use in place of massage oil
  2. Helps soothe and heal hemorrhoids
  3. Got gum stuck in your hair? Try using coconut oil to remove without cutting your hair
  4. Take a couple spoonfuls every day to help overall immune function
  5. Mix with butter and toss your popcorn in it
  6. Season your cast iron pans
  7. Take a spoonful to help with heartburn, acid reflux, or indigestion
  8. In cooking as a great oil with a high smoke point. Great for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement to butter.
  9. Use it as the base for a homemade body scrub
  10. As a coffee creamer when emulsified into coffee
  11. Eat a spoonful when you need an energy boost.
  12. As a basic body lotion
  13. As a super conditioner on your hair (leave on hair as long as possible, then shampoo as normal)
  14. Use a tiny dab on your underarms for a natural deodorant
  15. eye-makeup remover
  16. Use coconut oil instead of shaving cream
  17. lighten age spots when rubbed directly on the skin
  18. Add to your bath tub for a moisturizing soak
  19. get rid of cradle cap on baby (massage on head, leave for a few minutes & gently rinse with a warm wash cloth
  20. sooth chicken pox, shingles, or other rashes or skin irritations
  21. Topically to kill yeast or yeast infections
  22. treat athlete’s food, ringworm, or other fungal infections
  23. It’s high Laurice acid and MCFA content helps boost metabolism
  24. Spread a thin layer on cuts or burns to speed up healing
  25. A tiny dab rubbed on your hands and then through hair will help get rid of frizz
  26. Take up to 5 spoonfuls per day for improved thyroid function
  27. nighttime facial moisturizer
  28. Use on the delicate tissue around your eyes to help prevent wrinkles and sagging
  29. Mixed with equal parts sugar for a smoothing body scrub to use in the shower
  30. Use to help reduce visibility of stretch marks or to prevent stretch marks
  31. on lips as a For nursing mothers, use coconut oil on your nipples to prevent cracking and irritationnatural chap stick
  32. Directly on the perineum to help heal after birth
  33. Apply to bee stings or bug bites to soothe and heal the wound
  34. On feet to fight athlete’s foot or tor fungus
  35. Eat a spoonful with each meal to improve digestion
  36. Can help sooth psoriasis or eczema
  37.  nosebleeds, coat the inside of your nostrils with coconut oil regularly
  38. There is some evidence that regular ingestion of coconut oil can help prevent or reverse Alzheimer's
  39. Take to help reduce or eliminate migraines
  40. Use with apple cider vinegar as a natural treatment for lice that really does work
  41. Mixed with peppermint, lemon balm, rosemary, or tea tree oil makes an excellent insect repellent
  42. Rub coconut oil on the inside of your nose to help alleviate allergy symptoms
  43. Mix with baking soda for a non-toxic “Goo Gone”
  44. Nursing moms can take 3-4 tablespoons a day (and Vitamin D) to increase milk supply and nutrients
  45. Use to help detox the body during a cleanse or fast
  46. There is some evidence that coconut oil helps digestion and may even kill intestinal parasites or yeast
  47. Use as a leather moisturizer
  48. Can help improve insulin levels
  49. gum stuck in your hair? Try using coconut oil to remove without cutting your hair
  50. Can help improve cholesterol ratios
  51. Use instead of WD-40
  52. Blend a tablespoon into hot tea to help speed recovery from cold or flu
  53. Use as a personal lubricant (not safe with latex)
  54. helps reduce appearance of varicose veins
  55. After initial heat is gone, can help speed healing of sunburn
  56. Take a spoonful to help with heartburn, acid reflux, or indigestion
  57. An immediate source of energy when eaten and isn’t stored as fat
  58. Use on cracked or rough heals to help smooth them out
  59. As a naturally antibacterial skin cream
  60. rubbed into scalp daily to stimulate hair growth
  61. Massage into your nails and cuticles to help strengthen them
  62. Mixed with salt to remove dry skin on feet
  63. used consistently on skin it can help get rid of cellulite
  64. anti-inflammatory properties can help lessen arthritis
  65. Can help improve sleep when taken daily
  66. As a completely natural baby lotion
  67. Can be used to speed healing of fungal infections when taken internally and used externally
  68. To help sooth the itch of chicken pox or poison ivy
  69. Whipped with shea butter for a soothing body balm
  70. Ingesting coconut oil daily can increase mental alertness
  71. evidence shows that the beneficial fats in coconut oil can help with depression and anxiety
  72. Naturally clears up cold sores
  73. Internally during pregnancy to help provide baby necessary fats for development (especially when taken with Fermented Cod Liver Oil)
  74. By itself or with baking soda as a naturally whitening toothpaste
  75. Rub into elbows daily to help alleviate dry, flaky elbows
  76. evidence suggests that the beneficial fats in coconut oil are helpful for those with Autism
  77. Can boost circulation and help those who often feel cold
  78. In homemade vapor rub
  79. When taken regularly, it can boost hormone production
  80. On hands after doing dishes to avoid dry skin
  81. Mixed with catnip, rosemary or mint essential oils as a natural bug repellent
  82. When taken regularly, it can help fight candida
  83. Use it as an anti-aging facial moisturizer
  84. Can be used on mom’s nipple and baby’s mouth to help treat thrush


Post a Comment


⚠ Disclaimer: We do not own and do not claim to own all the images and some content appearing on this website or Facebook page. The images and few contents belong to their respective owners, who have copyright over them. The images and some contents are taken from various different sources and we credit them on the end of every content if we were able to locate original website or recipes and images. If you feel that any image violates your copyright, please write to to have it taken down.