15 Surprising Uses of Coconut Oil for Personal Hygiene


15 Surprising Uses of Coconut Oil for Personal Hygiene

Coconut oil has always been a go-to for people in search of natural cures. Coconut oil has a tremendous amount of health benefits!

It can be used for so many things including, moisturizer, to burn fat, to lower cholesterol!

If you’re looking to boost your health without consuming any medicine, try out the magical coconut oil!


Try out these 15 uses of coconut oil

1.) Burns – apply the oil to the burn site is healed. It will speed up healing and keep it clean!

2.) Varicose Veins – Massage the oil on the area around 3 to 6 times daily until you get desired results.

3.) Energy booster – Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides which when partnered with chia seeds, it can powerfully boost your energy level! Mix 1 tablespoon coconut oil with ½ tablespoon of chia seeds, and enjoy from the spoon, or spread on sprouted grain bread.

4.) Preventing Wrinkles – Coconut oil strengthens and tightens the skin on the face. Use it as a night time moisturizer.

5.) Throat Lozenge – swallow ½ to 1 teaspoon of coconut oil up to 3 times per day to ease cough and soothe a sore throat.

6.) Makeup Remover – a dab of coconut oil quickly liquefies eye makeup making it super easy to just wipe off.

7.) Toothpaste – Mix equal parts of coconut oil and baking soda then add a few drops of peppermint essential oil for homemade toothpaste.

8.) Lip Balm – commercial lip balms contain harsh chemicals, so try this instead. Combine two tablespoons of coconut oil with the same amount of beeswax, and a tablespoon of Shea butter in a nonstick pan. Warm slowly until melted. Allow to set for 6 hours.

9.) Mouthwash – Mix equal parts of coconut oil and baking soda with a few drops of peppermint essential oil. Use daily to fight bad breath, help whitens teeth, and improve gum health.

10.) Deodorant – It has natural antibacterial properties to help keep body odor at a minimum. Combine with baking soda and essential oils.

11.) Face-wash – Coconut oil can be used in natural face wash recipe to cleanse an moisturize. Mix with lavender oil, tea tree oil, and raw honey for best results.

12.) Shaving Cream – If razor burns, ingrown hairs, or other skin irritation is a problem after shaving, start using pure coconut oil as your shaving “cream”. Warm a dab in the palm of your hands and rub on your face, underarms, on the legs, or the bikini area and then shave. Rinse well, and pat dry.

13.) Sunscreen – Coconut oil is an all natural sunscreen and sunburn remedy. It is even SPF-4.  If you get a sunburn, gently rub the oil over the affected areas.

14.) Insect Repellent – Mix a tablespoon of coconut oil with a couple of drops of peppermint, rosemary, and tea tree oil to repel flies, mosquitoes, gnats, and bees.

15.) Anti-Fungal cream – Due to its antibiotic capabilities, coconut oil can be used to treat athlete’s foot and skin fungus. Simply apply it to the affected area several times a day.

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