40 Creative Uses for Coconut Oil


If you haven’t started using Coconut Oil than you are missing out on one of the most versatile substances on this planet.  Check out these 40 Creative Uses for Coconut Oil:

  1. In cooking as a great oil with a high smoke point. Great for baking, stir-fry or as a dairy free replacement to butter.
  2. As a coffee creamer when emulsified into coffee
  3. On the skin as a basic lotion
  4. As an eye-makeup remover
  5. As a cloth diaper safe diaper cream
  6. To lighten age spots when rubbed directly on the skin
  7. To prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
  8. To get rid of cradle cap on baby- just massage in to head, leave on for a few minutes and gently rinse with a warm wash cloth
  9. Topically to kill yeast or yeast infections
  10. As a delicious tropical massage oil
  11. Rubbed on lips as a natural chap stick
  12. Topically, can help skin heal faster after injury or infection
  13. As an incredibly intensive natural conditioner
  14. In place of Lanolin cream on nursing nipples to sooth irritation
  15. Can help sooth psoriasis or eczema
  16. Rub coconut oil on the inside of your nose to help alleviate allergy symptoms
  17. Blend a tablespoon into hot tea to help speed recovery from cold or flu
  18. As a replacement for vegetable oils in any recipe or in cooking
  19. After initial heat is gone, can help speed healing of sunburn
  20. As a natural personal lubricant
  21. As a natural shave cream and after shave lotion
  22. Can reduce the itch of mosquito bites
  23. Can help resolve acne when used regularly
  24. Can be rubbed into scalp daily to stimulate hair growth
  25. By itself as a great tanning oil
  26. Mixed with salt to remove dry skin on feet
  27. To dilute essential oils for use on skin
  28. A tablespoon melted into a cup of warm tea can help sooth a sore throat
  29. To help sooth the itch of chicken pox or poison ivy
  30. By itself as a natural deodorant
  31. By itself or with baking soda as a naturally whitening toothpaste
  32. As a completely natural baby lotion
  33. On hands after doing dishes to avoid dry skin
  34. Mixed with catnip, rosemary, or mint essential oils as a natural bug repellent
  35. Many use it as an anti-aging facial moisturizer
  36. Can relieve the pain of hemorrhoids when used topically
  37. On cuticles to help nails grow
  38. Rub into elbows daily to help alleviate dry, flaky elbows
  39. Whipped with shea butter for a soothing body balm
  40. Naturally clears up cold sores


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