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Excellent uses for Coconut Oil

Excellent uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has many culinary, cosmetic and medicinal uses.

Here is a list of excellent uses for coconut oil:

  • Oil pulling is a technique where oil is used as a mouthwash for 15 to 20 minutes. Use coconut oil for oil pulling to help strengthen your teeth and gums. It also prevents cavities and controls bad breath.
  • Apply coconut oil on your skin to relieve skin irritation and moisturize it.
  • It improves the healing process of wounds by working as a non-stinging ointment. Apply gently on the wounds and cover it with a soft cotton cloth to heal them faster.
  • It works well for lice. Rinse your hair and dry it. Then, heat coconut oil slightly. Apply it on to your scalp and cover it with a tight-fitting shower cap. Wait for 8 to 9 hours. After that comb your hair with a fine-toothed comb. This process helps eliminate lice.
  • Coconut is a natural deodorant. Apply it on sweat-prone areas such as armpits to prevent bad smell caused by bacteria.
  • Mix equal parts of coconut oil and baking soda. Take a white cotton cloth and apply on the stains of the furniture. Wait for 15 minutes and wipe it off.
  • Massage with a couple of drops of coconut oil on your nails and cuticles to heal them.
  • Apply coconut oil after shaving which works as a shaving balm by relieving pain and rashes.
  • Mix two parts of coconut oil with one part each of coffee grounds and brown sugar thoroughly. Apply this mixture on your face and hands to exfoliate your skin. Then rinse off with cold or lukewarm water.
  • It is also helpful in removing makeup especially, eye makeup. It is a natural make-up remover and there is no need of chemicals.

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