101 Uses for Coconut Oil

uses for coconut oil

Coconut oil has been used for centuries and just lately has been featured all over the place from Youtube to Pinterest. Coconut oil uses extend beyond the kitchen and works perfectly for beauty hacks, cleaning tricks, and has tons of health benefits. See below for 101 uses for coconut oil:

1. Moisturizer

2. Conditioner

3. Make Homemade Soap (here’s a great guide)

4. Weight Loss

5. Energy Booster

6. Prevent gingivitis

7. Fungal Infections

8. Cold Sores

9. Coffee Creamer

10. Healthy Wood Polish

11. Lower Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

12. Reduce Risk (or effect) of Alzheimer’s

13. Soothe Bug Bites

14. Oil/Butter Replacement

15. SPF Lip Balm

16. Exfoliating Body Scrub

17. Make-Up Remover

18. Massage Oil

19. Nail and Cuticle Treatment

20. Prevents Chafing

21. Improve thyroid function

22. Fight Inflammation

23. Leather Polish

24. Remove Chewing Gum

25. Shaving Cream

26. Get Rid of Soap Scum

27. Season Cast Iron Pans

28. Deodorant

29. Bath Oil

30. Rash Soother

31. Cutting Board Conditioner

32. Go-To Carrier/Base Oil

33. DIY Vapor Rub

34. Prevent Lice

35. Frizz-Fighter

36. On Toas

37. Popcorn Topping

38. Wound Care

39. Fights Acne

40.Use in Homemade Fudge

41. Aromatherapy

42. Prevent Cavities

43. Dry Nostrils

44. Constipation Relief

45. Fade Age/Sun Spots

46. Bags-Be-Gone

47. Soften Dry Elbows

48. Insect Repellant

49. Bee Sting Soother

50. Bug Repellant

51. Metal Polish

52. Moisten a Chapped Nose

53. Clean Your Retainer (or Mouth Guard)

54. Use in Toothpaste

55. Ease Arthritis Pain

56. Preserve Eggs

57. Treat Athletes Foot

58. Say Goodbye to a Sore throat

59. Lessen a Dry, Hacking, Cough

60. Prevent Stretch Marks

61. Ink Cleaner

62. Add  to Smoothies

63. Clean Your Dogs Ears

64. Detail Your Car

65. Soothe and Prevent Hangnails

66. Ingrown Hair Treatment

67. Detangler

68. Cracked Heels

69. Breath Freshener

70. Get Rid of Mouth Sores

71. Use in the Sun

72. Improve Circulation

73. Hair Gel Replacement

74. Coffee Creamer

75. Remove Food from Dishes

76. Flaky Scalp Treatment

77. Reduce Fine Lines

78. Ease Osteoporosis

79. Remove Rust

80. Food Poisoning Relief

81. Soothe a Sore Tooth

82. Prevent Split Ends

83. Tupperware Stain Prevention

84. Tattoo Moisturizer/Healer

85. Dust Repellant

86. Slick Your Snow Shovel

87. Clean Sap

88. Unstick a Zippe

89. Stop Sticky, Squeaky, Hinges

90. Cheekbone Highlighter

91. Give Plants a Shine

92. Maintain Lawn Mower Blades

93. Grease Baking Pans

94. Clean Makeup Brushes

95. Grease a Bicycle Chain

96. Eyelash Enhancement

97. Lubricate Kitchen Appliances

98. Target Eczema and Psoriasis

99. Reduce Dandruff

100. Minimize Heartburn

101. Add Luxurious Lather

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