10 Ways of using Coconut Oil:
1. Say no to dark circles and puffy eye bags.
Massaging with coconut oil is another effective natural remedy to lighten dark circles. Due to its moisturizing quality, coconut oil also promotes smooth skin and prevents wrinkles and fine lines under eyes. It is because coconut oil is rich in Vitamin E and Vitamin E can make your skin to glow and grow.
Take a drop on your finger and pat it under your eyes and massage smoothly.
2. Use it to make toothpaste.
Let’s be honest, do you really know all the ingredients in your toothpaste and those chemicals listed? Coconut Oil can give you strong teeth and has whitening effect on your teeth. It is because it is rich in lauric acid. Lauric acid attacks harmful bacteria in the mouth that can cause bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease.
Mix coconut oil and baking soda into a paste to create your organic toothpaste or just wash your mouth with coconut oil.
3. Replace your shampoo with coconut oil.
Trust me, coconut oil can make you hair better naturally whether it be to intensely moisturize and condition, to stimulate faster growth, detangle and defeat dandruff. Coconut oil is rich in Vitamin D and iron that is very important for hair growth. You don’t have to spend much to make your hair look “woow”.
Use coconut oil with apple cider vinegar to wash your hair. You can also apply coconut oil as a hair mask or conditioner after shampooing.
4. Use it as skincare/ sunscreen as well.
Skins are dry and you need some multiple products to take care of your skin? Let me introduce you the multiple function Coconut Oil! Coconut oil can take care everything of your skin include sunburn, moisturizing, dehydration and smoothen.
Apply a teaspoon of coconut oil after rinse face with warm water. Apply on your skin when you go out on sun. Use coconut oil in a tissue to remove make up.
5. Substitute your creamer with coconut oil.
Who doesn’t love a cup of coffee early in the morning? Coconut oil is a healthy alternative to high calorie creamer. It’s time to say bye-bye to dairy and sugar and kick start your day with coconut oil. And not forgetting to inform that you can even do “nasi lemak” with coconut oil replacing santan. Same taste but less calories and more benefits.
6. It helps wounds to recover faster
Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory element and it helps to sooth sunburns, rashes, cuts, and even arthritis. It will be a quick and easy treatment to help to recover the wound faster. Coconut oil act as natural antibiotic agent too. It keeps the bacteria/fungus away from the wound.
Rub it on your wounds or joints to relieve pain and itch.
7. Use it create your exfoliating body scrub.
Now create your own scrub with all the ingredients you have especially coconut oil. As coconut oil is very good for skin and hair, coconut oil scrub can give you the maximum benefits. Not only smoothen the skin, it can make you feel fresh and reduce your body odor day by day.
Mix coconut oil, sugar, and some essential oils together, apply and enjoy it. This is probably cheaper than most body scrubs.
8. It helps your digestive system
Coconut oil is very easy to digest, and it contains compounds destroy bad bacteria and promote growth of probiotics as it provides the antibacterial elements. It can be use in all your meal because it wouldn’t make your stomach upset but it will help your bowel function better.
Use in Coffee? Yogurt?? Curry?? Fried Rice? Yes, everything.
9. It also conditions your household items.
Apart from health, whether it’s your wooden salad spoons or your best wooden rocking chair, apply coconut oil liberally and let it soak into the wood. This will help prevent rot, wear and tear, and the oil can also clean the wood after treatment. Even to smooth your bike chains and door hingers, coconut oil does the job as good as other lubricants.
Apply and leave it for some time. Put it daily.
10. You can use it on your pets too!
If your dogs or cats or rabbits are having skin issues like atopic dermatitis, coconut oil can relieve the itchiness and hydrate the dry skin. Also, it helps the digestive systems of animals too. Feed them by mixing in their food can make them feel damn good. It is a good anti-bacterial element and help avoid your pets from fungus.
Apply!! Apply!! Apply!! Or mix it in their food.