Coconut oil has multiple health benefits. Its uses range from cosmetics to cooking. There are many properties of coconut oil: it takes care of the skin and hair, it helps to lose weight and you can use it for cooking. But, in the first place, it comes from the pressing of the coconut pulp and is made up of fatty acids and antioxidant substances. That is why it has enormous moisturizing power and is recommended to keep skin healthy and radiant.
Here are ways to use coconut oil to your advantage.
Better Pet Health: Add a spoonful to your cat or dog's food to improve his health.
Treat skin irritations: You can use coconut oil to soothe chicken pox, shingles or even rashes and all sorts of skin irritation problems.
Repel Insects: Mix coconut oil with peppermint, lemon balm, rosemary or tea tree oil makes an amazing insect repellant.
Prevent YOUR skin from sagging: Apply coconut oil to the delicate tissue around your eyes to prevent wrinkles and sagging.
For improved thyroid and immune functions take up to five spoonfuls per day.
Add as the base for your homemade body scrub.
Use to make healthy meals: Replace most unhealthy oils like soybean, cottonseed oil in your cooking and baking with coconut oil.
Use Coconut for boosting energy: When low on energy levels, take one spoonful of coconut oil.
Use as lip moisturizer: Keep a tiny container of coconut oil in your purse then apply when fit to avoid chapped or dry lips.
Use to treat nose bleeds: If you're prone to nose bleeds you can coat inside of your nostrils with coconut oil generally.
Improve absorption by adding to the vitamins you take.
Nipples Health: If you're a nursing mother, apply coconut oil on your nipples to prevent cracking and irritation.
Stretch Marks: Apply coconut oil on your skin to mask the appearance of stretch marks or even cover it up, It's also good in preventing those stretch marks.