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They Said Coconut Oil Was Great For You, BUT This is What They Didn’t Tell You

While traveling through Thailand for a couple and I joked about buying a coconut plantation, since it seems that everything now is based on coconut day! Let’s see oil, which have coconut, coconut butter, coconut pieces, coconut water, coconut milk and cream, coconut flour, and even soy sauce coconut ( try really is delicious)!

coconut (C. nucifera) belongs to the Arecaceae (Palmae) Cocoideae family and subfamily.

The coconut meat is very high in healthy fatty acids . The grease composition varies depending on the type and oil processing. Choked with medium chain fatty acids represent about 90% of coconut oil with a slight intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

What is so good about medium chain fatty acids?

coconut oil

saturated fatty acids medium chain (MCFA) are easily digested, absorbed and utilized by the body, to freely cross the blood-brain barrier in unbound form, it which it means it can be used by the brain as an energy source but also for neurological health.

What is also great is that virgin coconut oil (unrefined) is affordable, easy to get, delicious and completely natural. It is also …

  • anti-cancer (prevents the spread of cancer cells and enhances the immune system)
  • anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-microbial / fight infection (bacteria, viruses, yeasts, fungi, parasites and protozoa)
  • An antioxidant (protects against free radical formation and damage)
  • improves nutrient absorption (easily digested; makes vitamins fat based more available to the body – ie, vitamin a, D, E, K.)
  • is not toxic to humans and animals

coconut oil for personal hygiene and Body

coconut oil face

1. age spots

(also known as liver spots). Applying coconut oil directly to help age spot to fade.

2. After shaving

Coconut oil will help heal your skin after shaving without clogging pores. Great for shaving!

3. Baldness

Combine coconut oil with lavender, rosemary, thyme, cedarwood, jojoba oil, grape seed oil / castor oil and a little cayenne pepper . Apply three times a day (or bedtime) to the affected area of ​​ hair loss and massage. Coconut oil and essential oils of these supports cell regeneration.

4. Body Scrub

Mix coconut oil and salt and rub it all! Dumping and your skin will be super soft. You can add in essential oils if you want a specific smell.

5. Bruises

is applied directly to bruising, coconut oil improves the healing process by reducing swelling and redness.

6. Insect bites

When an insect bite applies directly to , coconut oil can stop the itching and burning sensation and speed the healing process.

7. Burns

Apply to burn site immediately and continue to apply until healed. It will reduce the chances of permanent scarring and promotes healing.

8. Lipstick

Just rub a little on the lips and not only acts as a softening agent but also has an SPF of about 4 so you can get some protection! Watch this video for a quick DIY lipstick coconut:

9. Cradle Cap

Having problems with dry skin on leather haired your baby? Coconut oil will not only nourish your baby’s skin, but also helps eliminate cradle cap. Just rub on the scalp of a teaspoon a day.

10. Dandruff

Coconut oil is absorbed into the scalp moisturizing dry skin and relieves symptoms of dandruff . It also helps control the secretion of scalp oil, one of the main causes of dandruff.

11. Deodorant

Coconut oil can only be used as a deodorant, but even more effective in combination with powdered cornstarch / arrowroot and baking soda.

12. Diaper Salve

Very comforting in a vague rashy with harsh chemicals. It is also safe for cloth diapers.

13. eye cream

Apply under the eyes to reduce puffiness, bags and wrinkles. The use on the covers at night.

14. Wash your face / Soap

Mix equal parts coconut oil with olive oil, almond oil, avocado oil and oil castor and use instead of soap when washing your face. wet face, rub the oil and leave for two minutes, rinse and dry. One teaspoon should be adequate.

15. Hair conditioner / Deep Treatment

use as a hair rinse conditioner by applying a teaspoon of coconut oil to their ends and then run his fingers through the to distribute the remaining hair. For a deeper treatment, rub with a tablespoon of coconut oil on your dry scalp and gently work through the ends. Put a shower cap to prevent the transfer of bed and leave overnight.

16. Hair Gel / Defrizzer

rub a little between your palms and either creak in the hair (for curly hair) or finger comb through from root to tips (for wavy / straight hair).

17. Healing

When nicks and cuts , coconut oil is applied as a thin chemical layer that protects the wound from dust off, bacteria and viruses. Coconut oil accelerates the healing process of wounds by repairing damaged tissues. In addition, it smells a hell-of-a-better than anything from the pharmacy.

18. Lubricant

is a perfectly safe for masturbation and sex-natural personal lubricant,. Not compatible with latex!

19. Makeup Remover

Use a cotton swab and a little coconut oil and would have surprised how well it works!

20. Massage Oil

Very simple; and grab some rub !

21. Moisturizer

Just scoop some out of the jar and applied throughout the body, including the neck and face. Often lotions are and can dry out the skin further water-based.

22. Nipple Cream

works very well to nourish cracked, dry or sore nipples. Apply to a cotton ball and leave her nipples between meals.

23. Acne Skin Fix

Prone to oily skin or an oily T-zone? Use an amount the size of a pea under makeup or alone to reduce stimulation of sebaceous glands. Often acne-prone is actually very dry skin, indicating that their glands to produce more oil and clog pores.


24. Pre-Shave

Coconut oil is preparing skin damage waiting for shaving.

25. Skin Diseases

Coconut oil can relieve skin problems such as psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema .

26. Grooves

Coconut oil is very good for nourishing damaged skin. It may not be the magic cure of stretch marks but it will help.

27. Sun Burn Relief

Rub a generous amount of coconut oil on the affected area.

28. Sunscreen

is not high, but coconut oil has a SPF of about 4.

29. The ear swimmer

Mix garlic oil and coconut oil and put a few drops in the affected ear for about 10 minutes. Do this 2-3 times a day and usually works within one or two days.

30. Tattoo Healing and moisturizer

Continued use of coconut oil in tattoos will help keep the pigment from fading. It is used in new tattoos, coconut oil will accelerate the healing process and decrease the chance of infection.

31. Toothpaste

There are many recipes out there, but I just mixed coconut oil and baking soda and remove some of the mixture with the toothbrush.

32. Prevention of wrinkles and wrinkle reducer

Rub coconut oil wrinkles and sagging skin helps strengthen connective tissues to bring back that youthful appearance!

Coconut Oil for General Health and Welfare

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33. Breastfeeding

For nursing mothers, consumption 3 ½ tablespoons of coconut oil daily will enrich milk production.

34. Bones and Teeth

coconut oil aids in the absorption of calcium and magnesium leads to better development of bones and teeth.

34. Digestion

The saturated fats in coconut oil help control parasites and fungi that cause indigestion and other problems related to digestion, as the syndrome irritable bowel. The fat in coconut oil also helps in the absorption of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, as healthy everywhere.

35. Shape

Coconut oil has been proven to stimulate metabolism, improve thyroid function, and scale energy levels, all of which help reduce their fat unwanted while increasing muscle.

36. Helps insulin

Improves insulin secretion and utilization of blood glucose making it ideal for both diabetics and non-diabetics.

37. Lung function

increases the fluidity of cell surfaces.

38. Nausea

rub some coconut oil on the inside of the wrist ( PC 6 ) and forearm to calm an upset stomach.

39. Nosebleed

Coconut oil can prevent, as extreme heat bleeding from the nose that is caused by sensitivity to the weather and extreme cold. This condition occurs when nasal passages dry due to dry cracks resulting from burns and mucous membranes so bleeding occurs or cold air. To avoid this coconut oil just put in their nostrils. Doing this will strengthen and protect the capillaries in the nasal passages.

40. Health gum

pulling oil with coconut oil offers a two for one benefit of health!

41. Stress Relief

relieve mental fatigue by applying coconut oil to the head in a circular, massaging motion. The natural aroma of coconut is extremely soothing and helping lower your stress level .

42. Vitamins and nutrients absorption

ago fat-based nutrients more available to the body – ie. Vitamin A, D, E, K.

43. Weight loss

Saturated fats contribute to weight loss and control cravings.

44. Mental and Productivity cognition


chain triglycerides half the blood brain barrier freely and allows an alternative source of energy to improve cognition.

Coconut oil for internal health problems

stomach pain

45. acid / indigestion reflux

If taken after a meal .

46. Chronic fatigue and adrenal

47. Allergies

seasonal hay fever

48. Alzheimer’s / dementia

49. asthma

Even in children

50. autism

bowel function 51.

constipation, IBD (inflammatory bowel disease ), intestinal infections

52. bronchial infections and cystic fibrosis

53. cancer

has been shown to prevent breast and colon cancer .

Candida albicans 54.

One study 2007 , coconut oil has proven to be 100% effective against Candida species of microbes. In fact, the researchers recommended that candida be treated with coconut oil instead of drugs, against which has become resistant candida!

55. Cholesterol

Improving HDL ( “good” cholesterol), LDL cholesterol ( “bad” cholesterol) in respect of people with high cholesterol.

56. Poor circulation

Feeling cold all the time or edema, especially in the extremities, coconut oil is applied to the skin in a circular pattern of light toward the heart . As in brushing dry skin

57. Colds and flus

as an anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agent.

58. Depression and mild cognitive disease

Regarding CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), fish oil and other treatment strategies.

59. Diabetes

helps maintain levels of blood sugar stable and helps with cravings .

60. Epilepsy

Known to reduce epileptic seizures.

61. Flaky, dry skin

oil intake low frequency results in dry skin and dandruff.

62. The disease of the gallbladder

dietary oils can help increase the flow of bile, which can be useful for problems with the gallbladder, but possibly harmful (ie. bile) calculations.

63. Gas

Lack of gas is often due to an imbalance in the intestinal bacteria . Coconut oil is a mild anti-microbial to help restore healthy intestinal flora.

H. pylori 64.

The oral intake. Occasionally, treatment with antibiotics may be necessary.

65. Heart disease

Protect arteries injury that causes atherosclerosis.

66. Hemorrhoids

may be applied externally or internally twice a day.

67. Heats

68. Immune System Builder

69. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

alternating diarrhea and constipation are the main signs of SII .

70. Jaundice

71. Kidney Disease and stones

AIDS in dissolving small stones.

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72. Liver disease

73. Pulmonary Disease

74. Malnutrition

75. Mental Clarity

76. Relief menstruation

regarding pain / cramps and abundant flow of blood.

77. Migraines

With regular use.

78. Pancreatitis

79. Periodontal disease and tooth decay

80. The enlargement of the prostate

BPH, benign prostatic hyperplasia.

81. Stomach ulcers

helps soothe the stomach lining and career H. pylori growth.

82. Thrush

83. Thyroid function

can help regulates a overactive or underactive thyroid .

Urinary tract infections and bladder infections

Coconut oil and topical Health Problems

severe acne

84. Acne

often acne-prone skin is actually too dry, indicating that their glands to produce more oil and clog pores.

85. Lice

Topical application.

86. Allergies / Hay Fever

rub some inside the nostrils for quick relief. Pollen will stick to the oil.

87. Athlete’s Foot

88. Toenail fungus

89. Back pain and muscle aches

90. Boils and Cysts

91. cellulite

circumcision healing 92.

Although not support circumcision, coconut oil can help with healing.

93. Decongestant

Rub coconut oil on the chest and under the nose when engorged by cold or allergies .

94. Ear infection

Place a few drops of coconut and garlic oil in the ear twice a day for pain relief. In addition, coconut oil fights infection itself.

95. Genital warts

Genital warts often disappear on their own after 2 years of the initial infection. topical application of additional coconut oil over 6 months may be useful.

96. Gum disease, gingivitis and canker sores

Use as toothpaste or rub directly onto gums.

97. Herpes

is applied topically and taken internally.

98. Hives

Reduces itching and inflammation.

Pink eye 99.

Applies around and in the eye.

BONUS: Coconut oil and Pets / Animals

coconut dog

Always check with your veterinarian, but the average recommended dose for animals is 1/4 teaspoon per 10 pounds of body weight twice daily.

100. Help in healing digestive disorders

Like inflammatory bowel syndrome and colitis.

101. Help in arthritis or ligament problems

102. Help in eliminating hairballs and cough

103. Promotes healing

When topically applied to cuts, wounds, hot spots, dry skin and hair, bites and stings.

104. Clarifies skin diseases

Such as eczema flea allergies , contact dermatitis and itchy skin.

disinfects cuts 105.

and promotes wound healing!

106. Great for dogs and cats for the general welfare

Just add a teaspoon to your bowl of water a day.

107. It helps prevent or control diabetes

108. Help sedentary feel energetic dogs

has been shown

medium chain triglycerides (MCT) to improve brain energy metabolism and reducing the accumulation of amyloid protein which results in brain lesions older dogs .

109. It helps to reduce weight

Increases energy for increased activity throughout the day.

110. Improves digestion and absorption of nutrients

Brightens coats 111.

Shield sleek and glossy back, and deodorizes dog smell.

112. It prevents and treats yeast and fungal infections

Including candida.

113. Reduces allergic skin reactions and improves health

114. Reduces or eliminates bad breath in dogs

115. Regulates and balance of insulin and promotes normal thyroid function

PRIMA: Other uses for coconut oil

coconut soap

116. gum in Hair Remover

Just rub some coconut oil over chewing gum stuck, leave for about 30 minutes, then turn the rubber between the fingertip. Voila! It’s out!

117. Goo Gone

Simply mix equal parts coconut oil and sodium bicarbonate into a paste. Applicable to the area of ​​”sticky” and let stand for one minute. Then scrub with a toothbrush or brush the side of a sponge.

118. Insect repellent

coconut oil mixed with peppermint oil extract and rub all exposed skin. Keeps insects out better than anything containing DEET ! Tons safer, too.

119. Moisturizers and leather cleaning products

120. Lightly oil the wood cutting boards and wooden bowls

Polished Brass 121.

all you have to do is rub a little oil on a cotton towel and then wipe down the statue. Clean and helps deepen the color of bronze.

122. Furniture polish

Coconut oil with a little lemon juice polished wooden furniture. However, I recommend that proves for the first time in a very small and discreet your furniture to make sure it works the way you would like to share.

123. Seasoning hide drums


Seasoning cookware 124.

125. Soap making

Coconut oil can be used as a soap fats.

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While travel through Thailand, per couple and I joked about buying a coconut plantation, since it seems that everything now is based on coconut day! See oil, which have coconut, coconut butter, coconut chips, coconut water, coconut milk and cream, coconut flour, and even coconut soy sauce (try it is really delicious)!
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