40 Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil 
   
Coconut oil helps to lighten age spots, lessens the appearance of wrinkles,
heals acne blemishes, cold sores, pink eye, complexion, and conditions & strengthens the hair.





Coconut oil contains powerful antioxidants that are very beneficial for reducing the appearance of dark pigmented skin patches. Apply onto affected areas several times a day until the desired lightening occurs.


2. Acne 
Dab some coconut oil onto acne blemishes for its bacteria-fighting properties. It promotes faster healing by killing the acne-causing bacteria. Oil also shrinks pimples
   
             
The powerful anti-fungal properties in coconut oil help to kill the bacteria that causes athlete's foot. Massage oil onto infected area daily until athletes foot is gone. 


As a preventative measure ingest a teaspoon of coconut oil before each meal to neutralize stomach acids preventing acid reflux from occurring. 


5. Boost Energy
The chain of triglycerides within coconut oil are an excellent source of energy improving your endurance when added into your daily diet. Add to meals or ingest one teaspoon daily.  


Ingesting coconut oil daily will help your body to absorb calcium and magnesium which helps to promote strong, healthy bones. 


Gently massage some coconut oil onto bruise to help speed up healing and to fade discoloration quickly.  


8. Cleanser
Mix a few drops of coconut oil into a couple of tablespoons of water and massage onto your skin to gently clean your complexion and moisture. 


Coconut oil has antiviral properties that help to kill cold sore viruses. Dab a small amount onto infected area several times a day until healed. 


10. Chicken Pox 
To relieve itching and to promote healing apply oil onto infected areas as needed. Also great for poison ivy, mosquito, and other insect bites. 


Massage oil into damp hair then cover with a plastic bag leaving on for 10-15 minutes to condition, strengthen, repair split ends and tame frizzy hair


12. Curb Appetite
Ingest a teaspoon of coconut oil before each meal to curb your appetite and as a result decreasing the likelihood of overeating
 

13. Cradle Cap
Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a few drops of coconut oil and gently massage into the scalp to remove built-up skin cells. 


Massage coconut oil into your scalp to relieve itching, moisturize skin and to remove dandruff flakes and built-up dead skin cells. 


15. Eyes
Coconut oil has powerful antioxidants that help to reduce dark circles and puffy eyes. Dab oil under eyes each night for preventative measures.  


16. Eczema
Apply coconut oil onto infected areas to reduce itching, soften and gently exfoliate dead skin cells and to promote healing. 


17. Epilepsy
There is research that indicates that coconut oil may help to reduce epileptic seizures just by incorporating oil into your diet


18. Hemorrhoids
Ease the pain of hemorrhoids with coconut oil. Coconut oil promotes healing from the inside out and when topically applied. 


Kill and remove head lice by massaging oil into hair and leave on for 15-30 minutes then running a fine tooth comb through the hair to remove lice and remaining eggs. Repeat until headlice is completely removed. 


Use coconut oil topically and internally to improve your pet's overall health. Oil helps to ease joint pain, cleans ears, removes fleas and leaves their coat shiny and smooth. 


21. Pink Eye
Dab some coconut oil onto sty and around eyes (Avoiding getting into eyes!) to ease the pain, kill infection faster and to prevent infection from spreading. Pink eye is extremely contagious. 


22. Stretch Marks
Coconut oil is helpful for preventing stretch marks or for reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Gently massage oil onto complexion at least once a day or twice daily for best results.  


23. Shaving
Use oil as a shaving cream for a smooth, clean shave, and a moisturizing treatment to prevent rash or bikini bumps. Oils anti-fungal and antioxidant properties help to prevent infections.  


24. Sunburn
Start by sliding a cooled slice of cucumber over sunburned skin then once heat sensation is reduced gently smooth on coconut oil onto skin to promote healing and to relieve discomfort. 


Mix 1 teaspoon of coconut oil with one teaspoon baking soda and a few drops of peppermint oil. Use the mixture as toothpaste 2-3 times a day to whitenfreshen breath and clean teeth. 


Apply coconut oil onto complexion before bed each night to dramatically reduce fine lines and deep wrinkles. Coconut oil can also be used as a daily moisturizer.


27. Energize Yourself 
Ingest 1 tablespoon of coconut oil mixed with 1/2 tablespoon Chia seeds. The nutrients in coconut oil together with Chia seeds will boost your energy levels naturally.  


Massage a teaspoon of coconut oil into your hair and scalp before shampooing to help cleanse hair and scalp while also adding moisture to your hair.  

Swishing coconut oil around in your mouth for 5-20 minutes is commonly referred to as oil pulling. Oil helps to kill bacteria as it freshens your breath and nourishes gums.  


30. Deodorant
For a natural deodorant mix 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil with one tablespoon baking soda. Oil and baking soda both kill bacteria and disinfect. 


31. Wounds
Coconut oil is beneficial for treating minor wounds due to its antimicrobial properties. Just apply onto the wound as a healing ointment.


Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil with about ten drops of grapefruit oil and massage onto affected areas at least once a day. An opportune time to apply oil mixture is immediately after showering. 


Mix some coconut oil with other essential oils such as peppermint oil, rosemary, tea tree and citronella for an effective natural insect repellent. 


34. Fungus
Coconut oil has anti-fungal properties that can be applied onto a skin fungus to heal the infection. A very benefical healing treatment for nail fungus.  


35. Sunscreen 
Coconut oil has an SPF 4. Use oil as a natural daily sunscreen before heading out to protect your skin from harmful rays. 


36. Healing Energy Bath
Mix 1/4 cup of coconut oil and 1 cup Epsom salt into a bathtub filled with warm water for an incredible healing and nourishing bath treatment and energy booster.


For a quick pain relief remedy, massage some coconut oil into sore joints and muscles to help relieve pain and inflammation. 

Add some coconut oil to each meal to help balance blood sugar levels and to curb appetite and reduce over indulgence. 


39. Makeup Remover
Dab some coconut oil onto a cotton ball and gently remove makeup without harms chemical products. 


Apply some coconut oil onto cotton eye pads then place over eyelids for 10-20 minutes to reduce dark circles. 






























Coconut Oil 
Improves Energy Levels
Improves Alzheimer's 
Increases HDL (Good Cholesterol)
Lowers LDL (Bad Cholesterol)



























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