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Tropical Paradise: 20 Home Uses for Coconut Oil



Coconut oil is gaining popularity with weight loss seekers, vegetarians, and other healthy lifestyle advocates. There are plenty of beneficial properties for the body, skin and brain in this product. 20 options for using coconut oil at home and for all occasions offers

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In recent years, coconut oil has established a reputation for being tasty and healthy at the same time, receiving acclaim from celebrities as well as health food stores and restaurants. Coconut products such as butter, milk and flour are now available to us. They are used for baking, roasting and added to coffee in popular establishments. In fact, it can take a very long time to list the areas of application of coconut oil, as well as its beneficial properties, so we offer you 20 of the most popular and time-tested ones.

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  • Coconut oil will not only last for a long time in your kitchen cabinet, but it will also keep your skin youthful if you regularly apply it on your face before bed. The effect is achieved thanks to the antioxidants it contains - during sleep, the skin is smoothed and wrinkles are reduced.
  • You can make deodorant at homeby mixing coconut oil, cornstarch and aromatic oils.
  • Coconut oil helps treat eczema... When applied to affected areas, it will soothe the skin and reduce inflammation and itching caused by it. Therefore, coconut oil is considered to be an effective remedy, perhaps even more so than mineral oils.
  • Coconut oil works great deal with the most common and serious skin problems such as stretch marks due to pregnancy, weight loss or aging, when deep white and red lines appear on the skin. While many treatments simply don't work, you can try using coconut oil, which is also very cheap compared to stretch mark creams.
  • It won't take long to find a remedy for acne marks (of course, after acne treatment and getting rid of blackheads on the skin). If you apply two drops of coconut oil to your skin every time before bed, you can achieve a good effect.
  • Coconut oil can be used as a makeup removerincluding even waterproof mascara. Just apply it to a cotton swab and then to your eyes. It works well with the most persistent cosmetics, and there is no need to rub your eyes and other areas of the face.
  • If you are looking for an effective and harmless teeth whitener, you should pay attention to coconut oil. Not only will it help make teeth whiter in minutes - rinsing your mouth with one spoonful of oil for 20 minutes will help kill germs in your mouth, strengthen your gums and freshen your breath.
  • If you are a mother trying unsuccessfully to rid your child of head lice at the beginning of each school year, a proven remedy is to wash your child's head with diluted apple cider vinegar, and once the hair is dry, apply coconut oil on it for 12-24 hours. After that, you need to wash your hair with shampoo and repeat the procedure if necessary.
  • Natural Smelling Coconut Oil outperforms expensive body moisturizers that will never give you the same results. Thanks to its fatty acids, coconut oil is considered a fast-absorbing moisturizer, leaving the skin glowing and smooth.
  • You hardly knewThat in winter, that is, in the season of frequent colds, headaches and pain in the sinuses, coconut oil can be an excellent helper for you. It is required to mix two tablespoons of the oil, five drops of peppermint oil and three drops of eucalyptus oil, and then rub the mixture a little between the palms and massage it onto the chest, shoulders, nose and lips, arms and even legs. You will feel better in minutes.
  • If you have dry skin and lips and immediately after applying makeup, scales appear on the skin, you can apply a drop of coconut oil to your fingertips, massage your face and thereby soften the skin. After makeup, the skin will look smooth and radiant.
  • If you are tired of buying eye creamsunable to relieve fatigue and swelling, you should try coconut oil. Apply a small amount to the eye area before bed and it is absorbed quickly, unlike other oils that easily get into the eyes.
  • You may have dry scalpthat causes dandruff and itching, or simply dull and damaged hair without dandruff. In both cases, coconut oil will help you. Moisturize the roots with massaging movements at night and rinse off in the morning.
  • Coconut oil is a topical remedy... It relieves itching and has a soothing effect, for example, after insect bites, and relieves pain from bruises.
  • Coconut oil is high in healthy saturated fatdifferent from other types of fats in your diet. They can help burn excess body fat, provide the energy needed before exercise, and raise blood cholesterol levels, which can lower the risk of heart disease.
  • Eating coconut oil can also reduce hunger thanks to the fatty acids it contains, and as a result, the body consumes fewer calories, contributes to weight loss in the long term.
  • Very few people know that coconut oil is a natural sunscreen... Two drops of oil and your skin is 20% protected from UV rays, as well as skin cancer, wrinkles and brown sunburn spots.
  • High in saturated fat in coconut oil makes it the best product for frying at high temperatures. Saturated fats maintain their composition when heated to high temperatures, unlike unsaturated fatty acids found in other vegetable oils - olive, corn and saffron. The latter, when heated, decompose into toxic substances.
  • Coconut oil is not only healthy, but also delicious., thanks to which it can be eaten separately without mixing with other food. People who suffer from insomnia, stress, or depression can try eating coconut oil before bed. If this does not help, you should seek professional help from a psychologist.
  • Coconut oil can also be applied to light woundsthat need cleansing and moisturizing, instead of topical ointments.

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