Coconut oil is used in many medicines because it kills viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. It also reduces inflammation and digestive problems, and make your skin look healthy, heal wounds etc.
Coconut oil is 50% made of lauric acid. Scientists research has found that lauric acid present in the coconut oil kills more than 93% of colon cancer cells after just two days.
20 Coconut Oil Remedies:
1. Alzheimer’s Treatment
Coconut oil protects the brain health and it can be great in the case of curing Alzheimer.
Tip: Take 1 tablespoon 3 times daily to prevent Alzheimer disease.
2. Digestive Health
Coconut oil is easy to digest and it contains compounds that help in destroying bad bacteria, kill parasites, prevents constipation, helps in healing leaky gut and promote the growth of probiotics.
3. Cures Skin Problems
It acts as an anti-fungal cream that can be used topically to cure skin fungus and athletes foot.
4. Diabetes Cure
It helps you to balance blood sugar levels and has been medically proved natural remedy to improve diabetes.
5. Cholesterol Supplement
The healthy fats present in the coconut oil have been proved to increase HDL cholesterol and lower LDL cholesterol-boosting the heart health.
6. Healing Ointment
It can be used as a cream to heal flaking and dryness of skin. It has been used for Psoriasis and Eczema.
Tip: Mix coconut oil, geranium oil and shea butter for the best results.
7. Hormone Balancer
The healthy fats present in it support the adrenal and thyroid glands that help in lowering cortisol and naturally balance hormone level.
8. Weight Loss Remedy
The MCT’s found in it have been proved as a fat burning supplement and helps your body to burn extra fat for energy.
9. Cold Sore Treatment
It will minimize the pain and the cold sores will heal faster. It also less likely to have scars left in the area of sore.
Tip: Just dab the cold sore with coconut oil few times a day.
10. Heal Cracked Heels
It provides you a relief from the dry cracked heels naturally. It even kills the bacteria, giving your feet a nice scent.
Tip: Take 2 tablespoon of coconut oil for both heels and rub on them.
11. Hair De-tangler
Facing tangled hair?? Just try this.
Tip: Just take a small amount of coconut oil and rub between your palms. then onto your wet hair before combing them.
12. DIY Body Scrub
Create a homemade body scrub with the following tip.
a) Just melt 1/2 c of coconut oil at very low heat.
b) Pour it over 1c of brown sugar or ground coffee beans and stir it well.
c) Add 5 drops of your favorite essential oil (Optional).
Just do this twice for your face or body over a week for smooth skin and you will be free from the acne, blackheads, and dullness.
13. Makeup Brush Cleaner
Makeup brushes contain a lot of harmful bacteria, so it’s important to clean them properly.
a) Rub coconut oil on your makeup brush
b) Leave them for 1 to 2 hours.
c) Then rinse it thoroughly.
14. Hair Cleanser
It can even act as a natural hair cleanser if use with apple cider vinegar.
It prevents dullness and makes your hair shiny and soft.
15. Soothing Shaving Cream
If you are facing problems like razor burns, skin irritation, ingrown hairs etc, then start using pure coconut oil as your shaving cream.
a) Heat a dab dipped in the coconut oil using your hands.
b) Rub it on your underarm, legs or face or bikini after shave.
c) Rinse it well and pat dry.
16. Natural Deodorant
It has antibacterial properties that keep the body odor far away from you. It even acts as an excellent deodorant.
Tip: To use it as deodorant, combine coconut oil with baking soda and essential oils.
17. Candida Killer
Coconut oil has caprylic acid that has anti-microbial properties that kill candida and yeast.
Tip: Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil to your diet or apply directly to the affected areas twice per day.
18. Best Sleep Aid
It gives you a good night sleep as it has relaxing and calming properties that reduce anxiety and stress.
19. Bone Loss Remedy
Virgin coconut oil is effective in maintaining bone structure, prevent bone loss and osteoporosis risk too.
Tip: Take 3 tablespoon for best results.
20. Unzip a stuck zipper or stuck bike chain
It acts as a natural lubricant that helps form jamming the chain or zipper.
Tip: Apply coconut oil to the jammed zippers or chains.