Coconut oil is one of the most versatile and healthiest substance on the planet. This tropical oil is rich in beneficial fats like Lauric acid and medium chain triglycerides that benefits the body.
Here are some of the many benefits of coconut oil;
1) Body Butter: coconut oil is great for skin, it is an effective natural moisturizer, its natural antioxidants properties make it great for stopping wrinkles and skin irritation.
2) Body Scrub: make your own scrub by mixing coconut oil with coconut sugar to reveal smoother skin. Try it few times a week.
3) Body Oil: rub coconut oil in hand to warm it up and then use in it lieu of body lotion. Focus on spots like elbow and knees that tend to get dryer.
4) Cold Sore Treatment: prone to cold? Dabbing coconut oil on them can help speed up healing time, reduce pain and risk it scarring or discoloration.
5) Cuticle Oil : Rubbing the oil into cuticles helps keep germs at bay and will loosen up cuticles, making them easier to push or cut.
6) Diaper Rash guard : using coconut oil for skin ease the pain, itch and redness of diaper rash. Use about a tablespoon over affected areas.
7) Dry Hands: coconut oil can work wonders on your dish washing -parched hands, put a little on after washing to keep then soft and moist.
8) Face Wash: simply rub the oil in circular motion all over your face and neck giving yourself a gentle massage as you go. When you are done wash off the residue with your favourite cleanser.
9) Make-up Remover: using coconut oil for skin around the eyes will allow you to remove make up without fear or irritating your eyes. Plus you will give extra hydration to that sensitive area – less wrinkles.
10) Night Cream: keep your skin hydrating and repairing itself while you sleep by applying coconut oil gently on your face. If you’re prone to acne or have very oily skin try adding just a few drops to your normal moisturizer.
11) Shaving Gel : get a close, smooth shave by using coconut oil instead of shaving creams or gels, coconut oil for skin will help prevent ingrown hairs and razor burn plus adding moisture – no extra products inbred medicine cabinet necessary just rub onto skin and shave.
12) Skin Conditions: if you suffer from a skin disease, such as eczema or psoriasis, using coconut oil regularly might help alleviate symptoms – because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
13) Stretch Marks: using coconut oil can help reduce the mark that are left behind, helping them fade more quickly while keeping skin moisturized to speed healing.
14) Sunburn Relief: coconut oil can help soothe inflamed skin, reduce redness and rehydrate skin. Also you can use it as sun block..
15) Hair Care: if you have dandruff or dry hair coconut oil has the perfect fatty acid to help improve these conditions. You can make homemade coconut lavender shampoo to improve your hair and use straight coconut oil as an all natural hair conditioner.