First time when I got in touch with this product was when my mom bring it to me as souvenir from Vietnam. It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste, and is widely available. I have heard that you can use Coconut Oil for anything but what exactly for and how? So I made research.
Protect Your Skin From UV Rays
You can apply Coconut oil to your skin, to protect it from ultraviolet rays. Studies have found that this oil can block up to 20% of the Sun’s UV rays, and has Sun protection factor (SPF) of 7 .
Moisturize Your Skin
Coconut oil makes a wonderful moisturizer for your skin. You can use it on your face as well — Its natural antioxidant properties make it great for stopping wrinkles and skin irritation.
Keep your hair healthy
It has been used for centuries in hair and its unique fat composition makes it especially beneficial for certain hair types. Use it as a hair mask, hot oil treatment, or in homemade hair products.
Remove Eye Makeup
Coconut oil is a gentle and effective eye makeup remover. Apply with a cotton pad and wipe gently until all traces of makeup are gone.
Coconut oil makes an ideal natural lip balm. It glides on smoothly, leaves your lips moist for hours, and even provides some protection from the sun.
Improve Wound Healing
Coconut oil serves as positive healing agent for wounds. It contains therapeutic properties that are effective than antibiotics in many cases. It is natural and safe with no known side effects.
Coconut oil’s strong antibacterial properties make it a great natural deodorant that contains no chemicals. You can find many easy recipes for deodorants made with coconut oil and other natural ingredients online.
Cooking at High Temperatures
The Fact that about 87% of Coconuts oil fat is saturated makes it one of the best fats for high-heat cooking. Coconut oil is a stable oil that doesn’t break down easily at high temperatures compered to other oils. It doesn’t go rancid easily and has amazing nutritional properties.
Quick Energy Source
Coconut oil contains fats that go directly from your gut to your liver, where they can be used as a quick source of energy that won’t raise blood sugar levels.
Improve Brain Function
The MCTs in coconut oil are broken down by your liver and turned into ketones, which can act as an alternative energy source for your brain
Coconut oil can be used to get rid of stains, including spills on carpets and furniture. Combine one part coconut oil with one part baking soda and mix into a paste. Apply to the stain, wait five minutes, and wipe away.
Make Your Wood Furniture Shine
Coconut oil may help keep your furniture looking shiny and polished. In addition to bringing out the beauty in natural wood, it seems to act as a dust repellent. Plus, it has a pleasant, delicate aroma.
Fix Squeaky Hinges
You can easily silence that squeak with a teaspoon or two of coconut oil. Open and close the door after dabbing oil on the squeaky hinge to work it through.
Form a paste of coconut oil and baking soda. This miracle mixture only takes ten minutes to work its magic on soap scum or mildew. Wipe clean with a towel and prepare for a sparkly shower.
Clean and Restore Leather
Coconut oil is the ultimate moisturizer, making it an easy choice to moisturize that dried out leather sofa. While it moisturizes, coconut oil’s antibacterial properties will get to work, leaving you with a clean and restored leather product.
Homemade Laundry Detergent
Combine lye, water, and essential oils to create your own non-toxic laundry soap. This detergent will clean your clothes spotless and proves to be an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin or harsh allergies.
These are only some of amazing benefits from Coconut oil. There are thousands of other way how you can use it for cooking, beauty or keeping your house clean. But what is most important, Its a ”Super-product” that you will want to keep in your home.