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

75.Lubricant – Note that it is not compatible with latex, but it is a completely natural, safe personal lubricant for sex and masturbation.

76.Massage Oil – Just get some coconut oil and rub it, it is fantastic for massaging!

77.Healing – As soon as you apply coconut oil on the cuts and scrapes, it creates a thin chemical layer which prevents viruses, bacteria, and dust. It accelerates the healing process by repairing the damaged tissues and has an incredible smell.

78.Cradle Cap – It effectively nourishes the baby skin and helps you get rid of cradle cap. You should rub some into the scalp on a daily basis.

79.Nipple Cream – It nourishes sore, cracked and dry nipples. Apply some of the oil on a cotton ball and leave it on the affected areas between feedings.

80.Sunscreen – It has an SPF of around 4.

81.Pre-Shave – It will prepare the skin for the upcoming damage resulting from shaving.

82.Makeup Remover – Dab some coconut oil with a cotton swab and it will remove makeup and leave the skin soft and radiant!

83.Stretch Marks – This oil effectively nourishes damaged skin and miraculously reduces stretch marks.

84.Moisturizer – Apply some coconut oil on the body and it will moisturize it.

85.Sun Burn Relief – Rub some coconut oil into the affected areas and it will relieve the sunburnt skin.

86.Tattoo Healing and Moisturizer – The regular use of coconut oil will prevent fading of the pigment and it will accelerate the healing process and prevent infections.

87.Toothpaste – Mix some coconut oil with baking soda and brush your teeth with the mixture.

88. Acne Skin Fix – Apply a bit of coconut oil underneath the makeup or alone in order to reduce the stimulation of the oil gland. Usually, the skin which is susceptible to acne may be too dry and thus indicate that the gland excessively produces oil and the pores are clogged.

General Health and Wellness

89.Digestion – Coconut oil contains saturated fats which control fungi and parasites that lead to indigestion and other issues linked to digestion, like irritable bowel syndrome. This fat also helps the absorption of minerals, vitamins and amino acids, and thus promotes overall health.

90.Breastfeeding – Breastfeeding mothers should regularly take 3 ½ tablespoons of this oil in order to enhance the milk supply.

91.Insulin Support – It stimulates the secretion of insulin secretion and the use of blood glucose, so it is perfect for diabetics and non-diabetic.

92.Bones and Teeth – It helps the absorption of magnesium and calcium and thus enhances the bone and teeth development.

93.The absorption of vitamins and nutrients – This oil makes the fat-based nutrients, like vitamin D, E, A and K more available to the body

94.Fitness – It has been proven to support the function of the thyroid, boost the metabolism,  and increase energy levels, all of which reduce fat and increase the muscle mass.

95.Stress Relief – Apply some coconut oil to the head in a circular motion by massaging, and its aroma is relaxing and soothing and will reduce stress.

96.Weight loss – Coconut oil contains saturated fats which prevent food cravings and promote weight loss.

97.Gum Health – Oil pulling is one of the most effective treatments in case of gum infections and diseases.

98.Lung Function – Coconut oil raises the fluidity of cell surfaces.

99.Mental Cognition and Productivity – The medium chain triglycerides in coconut oil freely pass the blood-brain barrier and represent an alternate energy source to enhance cognition.

100.Nausea – You should rub a bit of coconut oil on the inside of your wrist and forearm in order to relieve an upset stomach.

101.Nose bleeds – This oil effectively prevents prevent nose bleeding which appears as a sensitivity to weather, like extreme cold or heat. This occurs as soon as the nasal passages  dry due to dry or cold air, and cause cracks and burns and cracks in the mucus membranes. In this case, you should apply some coconut oil to the nostrils in order to strengthen and protect the capillaries in the nasal passages.

Pets/ Animals

The dosage of coconut oil recommended for your pets is 1/4 teaspoon for every 10 pounds of the animal’s body weight two times during the day.  However, consult your veterinarian before you use it.

102.Clears up skin conditions, including itchy skin, eczema, contact dermatitis and flea allergies

103.Helps in the case of ligament issues and arthritis

104.Alleviates allergic reactions and promotes skin health

105.Prevention and treatment of yeast and fungal infections, like candida

106.It is excellent for the general wellness of your cats and dogs. You should add a teaspoon of coconut oil to their water every day.

107.Reduces cough and hairballs

108.Accelerates the healing process of wounds and disinfects cuts

109.Supports healing – Apply it topically to wounds, cuts, hot spots, stings, bites, dry skin and hair

110.Provides energy in the case of sedentary dogs  – the medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) in coconut oil enhance the brain energy metabolism and reduce the accumulation of  amyloid protein which causes brain lesions in older dogs.

111.Boosts digestion and helps the absorption of nutrients

112.Helps the healing of digestive disorders – such as colitis and inflammatory bowel syndrome

113.Regulation and balancing of insulin and enhancement of the function of the thyroid

114.Reduces or gets rid of bad breath in dogs

115.Enhances coats – the coat of your pet becomes glossy and sleek and deodorizes the odor of your dog

116.Prevents or controls diabetes

117.Increases energy and promotes weight loss

Additional Uses

118.Polishing Bronze – Rub some coconut oil onto a cotton towel and wipe down the statues in your home, in order to clean them and deepen the bronze color.

119.Insect repellent – Mix peppermint extract and some coconut oil and rub the mixture over the exposed areas, in order to avoid insects.

120.Seasoning cookware

121.Oiling wood bowls and wood cutting boards

122.Goo Gone – Mix baking soda and coconut oil in equal amounts in order to create a paste and apply it on the “sticky” area. Leave it thus for 1 minute and scrub it off with a sponge or with an older toothbrush.

123.Make a soap – you can use this oil instead of other fats and make a natural homemade soup.

124.Chewing Gum in Hair Remover –Rub a bit of coconut oil over the chewing gum stuck in your hair, leave it for half an hour and roll the gum between the fingertips.

125.Polish Furniture – Mix some coconut oil with some lemon juice to polish the wood furniture in your home.

126.Use it to clean and moisturize the leather products

127.Seasoning animal hides drums

Sources:
www.dralisonchen.com
 theheartysoul.com
healthytipsworld.com
www.healthyfoodteam.com