Coconut oil is full of antioxidants and essential fats that improve immunity and accelerate metabolism. It contains vitamin E, which is important for hair and healthy skin. It also helps to rejuvenate and has antibacterial properties which help prevent dandruff and boost a healthy scalp.
You must have heard about clove extract for toothache. Here’s what you might not know. Coconut oil has antibacterial properties which makes it an effective solution for toothache. To heal a toothache, mix a few drops of coconut oil with clove oil and apply it on the affected area.
Fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter a great element for treating dry skin. Mix a tablespoon of coconut oil with a tbsp of shea butter and apply it on your dry cracked hands and feet. Put on your socks and let the magical ingredients do the work. Repeat it every day for baby soft skin.
Coconut Oil for weight loss! Really? Well yes, you heard it right. Coconut oil has zero calories, thus making it an amazing ingredient for weight loss. Consuming a tablespoon daily will help control your appetite and maintain optimal body weight.
Hair fall causes stress and stress cause hair to fall. The solution to this endless loop is coconut oil. Coconut oil controls dandruff and reduces hair fall. For better results mix a couple of drops of coconut oil into onion extract and massage it on your scalp.
Diaper rashes can be irritating for your lads. Use extra virgin coconut oil to treat the rash.
You may have heard about how garlic is used to keep mosquitoes away. Coconut oil is also effective in treating bug bites as well. Applying coconut oil can help cure mosquito bites or other bug bites.
Okay, so this one is my absolute favourite. Who doesn’t love long and thick eyelashes? Coconut oil is a blessing for makeup enthusiasts. Coconut oil adds more strength to your lashes making them grow long and thick. Mix equal proportion of coconut oil and black castor oil, apply it on your lashes and let it sit overnight. Apply it regularly for better results.
Coconut oil is used for teeth whitening. Coconut oil has lauric acid present in it that attacks harmful mouth bacteria which may cause bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease. Oil pulling with coconut oil significantly reduces the formation of plaque by attacking dangerous mouth bacteria.
The healing properties in coconut oil is a magical cure for chapped and dry lips. You can mix a tbsp of beeswax with a tbsp of coconut oil, heat it in a double boiler and store it in a jar. Use it as a homemade lip balm to get smoother baby soft lips.
If you want your eyebrows to look thick and nice, apply coconut oil mixed with essential oil (rosemary essential oil is the best) to get the desired result naturally.
These are some ways to get the most out of coconut oil. Use it in your daily routine and see the difference.