40 Uses for Coconut Oil



1. In cooking as a great oil with a high smoke point. Great for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement to butter.

2. Taken supplementally for daily energy.

3. As a coffee creamer when emulsified into coffee (The only way I’ll drink coffee).

4. On the skin as a basic lotion.

5. In homemade lotion bars for soft, smooth skin

6. In homemade deodorant or deodorant bars

7. As an eye-makeup remover

8. As a cloth diaper safe diaper cream (just rub on baby’s bottom)

9. In making your own Remineralizing Toothpaste

10. To lighten age spots when rubbed directly on the skin

11. To prevent stretch marks during pregnancy

12. To support healthy thyroid function

13. In homemade Mayo without the high PUFA vegetable oils

14. To help increase sun tolerance and avoid burning

15. As a naturally SPF 4 sunscreen

16. In homemade lotion recipes

17. 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.

18. Topically to kill yeast or yeast infections

19. As a delicious tropical massage oil

20. It’s high Lauacid and MCFA content helps boost metabolism

21. A tiny dab rubbed on your hands and then through hair will help get rid of frizz.

22. Can help improve insulin levels.

23. Oil pulling with coconut oil and a drop of oregano oil helps improve gum health

24. Can help improve cholesterol ratios

25. Blend a tablespoon into hot tea to help speed recovery from cold or flu. 

26. In Homemade Natural Bug-Off Lotion Bars

27. As a replacement for vegetable oils in any recipe

28. Better for high-temperature cooking than olive or vegetable oils

29. Can help reduce appearance of varicose veins

30. After initial heat is gone, can help speed healing of sunburn

31. Is an immediate source of energy when eaten and isn’t stored as fat

32. As a natural personal lubricant that won’t disturb vaginal flora

33. As a naturally antibacterial skin cream

34. In natural homemade diaper cream

35. As a natural shave cream and after shave lotion

36. When used consistently on skin it can help get rid of cellulite

37. Can reduce the itch of mosquito bites

38. Mixed with salt to remove dry skin on feet

39. A tablespoon taken before each meal can help improve digestion

40. Naturally clears up cold sores



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