Monday, April 8, 2013

Uses for Coconut Oil

 Has a high smoke point
Great for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement to butter
As a replacement for vegetable oils in any recipe

-Use as a  natural chap stick
-Mosquito bites
-On your hair as a overnight conditioner or on your split ends
-Polishing wood and leather (always test a small area first)
-As an eye-makeup remover
-On cuticles to help nails grow
-Anywhere on your skin - great for dry elbows and knuckles
-On cold sores
-For athlete’s foot
-Prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
-Various uses for skin issues on babies
-Healing a tattoo

Health benefits when take orally every day:
Coconut oil is used for diabetes, heart disease, chronic fatigue, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Alzheimer’s disease, thyroid conditions, energy, and boosting the immune system. Ironically, despite coconut oil’s high calorie and saturated fat content, some people use it to lose weight and lower cholesterol.

Health info from WebMD

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