Did you ever believe that the key to health and wellness, the key to a natural beauty regimen and Eco-friendly house cleaning was actually residing in your kitchen cupboard? It may not be the “key,” but it is definitely the king of the health world and the unicorn oil of the ages. Behold, coconut oil!
Who would have thought that you could use coconut oil for so many tasks around the home! It will completely amaze you to discover how coconut oil can benefit your health, your beauty routine, your health regimen, and your house cleaning. Take that jar of coconut oil out of your kitchen cupboard, and prepare to be amazed! Also, you may want to write it down on your grocery list because this list here will have you using that whole jar today!
House Cleaning With Coconut Oil
You will use coconut oil in some unexpected ways after reading this article! Take eco-friendly house cleaning, for example . You may not have known that you can rub it into leather to soften and condition it. Make sure to only do this on real leather, and to test on a small area first.
If you’re trying to reuse glass jars or containers, rubbing some coconut oil on their labels for an easy peel-off is another great way to use this natural cleaning product. It’s also a great way to remove fun tack from your walls. In fact, it will remove just about anything sticky!
Did your child stick some gum in his sister’s hair? Of course, coconut oil to the rescue! Rub the oil on the gum and hair around it. It’s a better solution than chopping off clumps of hair.
Constant squeaking from door hinges becomes quite annoying! Grease the hinges with coconut oil.
You can also remove scuff marks from floors and crayon markings from walls by using coconut oil.
It’s a known fact that men like their cars sparkling clean. So, when bugs splatter on the windshield, or tree sap drips and sticks to the vehicle, use coconut oil to easily remove it, restoring the car to being picture perfect.
These tips show you why you should definitely add coconut oil to your stash of natural cleaning products!
Coconut Oil for Your Health Regimen
Are you in need of some healthy fats? Coconut oil is also a great replacement for butter and vegetable oils. Because it has a high smoke point, it is ideal for cooking and frying different meats and veggies. After you’ve used it for frying your dinner, use it again to season that cast iron skillet.
Adding coconut oil to a smoothie or hot drink in the morning can make you feel more full and energized until your next meal. If you add it to your coffee before work, you’ll be sure to enjoy a boost in brain health and mental clarity, due to its MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides). Your body’s absorption of calcium and magnesium is also increased.
Many people choose to use coconut oil to prevent plaque build-up. Swish one tablespoon of the oil around in your mouth for twenty minutes maximum. Doing this every day will improve your dental hygiene and oral health.
Ingesting coconut oil daily is said to have a tremendous impact on insulin levels, sleep quality, thyroid health, weight loss, wound healing, cellulite, depression, anxiety, hormone production, circulation, and much more! With so many amazing health benefits from this cost-effective oil, how can you not use it!
Coconut Oil for Your Beauty Routine
Are you looking for a safe anti-aging facial cream? Coconut oil has you covered! Use it as a facial moisturizer and watch those lines gradually disappear. It will give you a smooth and bright complexion that your friends and family are sure to notice.
In fact, moisturize your entire body with coconut oil! It’s a “lotion” with one pure ingredient. You don’t have to worry about parabens and other hormone disruptors. Many women enjoy mixing it with shea butter and using it as a lotion. You could even scent it with your favorite essential oils for skin support.
There are many recipes for lotions, lotion bars, lip balm, and deodorant that use primarily coconut oil.
For a massage oil, just mix a few drops of essential oil with some coconut oil and rub it in. Use equal parts coconut oil and granulated sugar to make a body scrub. Essential oil-scented body scrubs smell so delicious that you may be tempted to eat it!
Use coconut oil in place of aftershave and shaving cream. Use It in homemade recipes for sun screen. If you’re looking to get a tan, consider using coconut oil as a natural and safe tanning oil.
For those of you with some dry skin and callouses on your feet, mix coconut oil with sea salt to exfoliate and soften them.
When you use coconut oil to improve your oral health, an added benefit is teeth whitening for a beautiful smile.
Rubbing coconut oil into your scalp daily will stimulate hair growth. You can also use coconut oil as an overnight hair mask to condition your hair and say “goodbye” to dry hair and a dry scalp. Get rid of frizzy hair by putting a few drops of coconut oil in your hands, rubbing them together, and smoothing your hair with them.
Coconut Oil for Around the Home
Are you overwhelmed and amazed at the many benefits of coconut oil? The uses are endless, it seems! Of all the natural cleaning products, coconut oil seems to be the most versatile! And cleaning around the home is not the only use for it, your beauty routine and health regimen can greatly benefit from the use of coconut oil.
It is useful in everything from lotions and body scrubs to smoothies and healthy teeth. Fortunately, coconut oil is extremely cost-effective. You are most likely brimming with ideas of how to use this around your house now. You’ll be needing more jars of coconut oil before you know it!
Make sure to keep some in your bathroom so it’s handy when you’re brushing your teeth or massaging your skin. Keep a jar by your blender for smoothie-making time. Add a jar of coconut oil to your cleaning caddy.
Now that you’ve read this, it seems like you’re off and running! Enjoy the many uses and benefits of coconut oil!