Coconut oil is a popular beauty product that many fell in love with the versatility.
Coconut oil can also be eaten. What is its benefit and harm, how to add it to the dishes correctly – you will learn everything by reading our material. Use this product can be used for the whole body – from hair to toes.
A few simple tips:
- Coconut oil softens cuticles, just RUB it into the skin around the nails.
- Hair mask: mix coconut oil with honey, apply on hair, soak for 40 minutes and rinse with shampoo. Before swimming hair, you can RUB a small amount of pure coconut oil. Should be left on the hair for 40 minutes. You can also do this mask at night, but the hair needs to cover the cap. For oily hair, coconut oil is not recommended.
- Coconut oil is good for skin. You can mix it with baking soda — you will get homemade scrub. Don’t forget to rinse with warm water.
- The mask with coconut oil and honey has an antibacterial effect, copes with acne, has a rejuvenating effect. Take equal proportions of honey and butter and apply on face for 10 minutes.
- You can use pure coconut oil instead of a lip balm.
- Coconut oil with salt can be used as a mild peeling for the body.
- Apply a little oil on the skin around the eyes and a special cream is not required.
- In the summer after a sunburn, apply oil on the body to prevent moisture loss.
- Coconut oil reduces itching and irritation due to eczema.
- The alternative lamination of eyelashes: apply a small amount of coconut oil before bed, and eyelashes will become longer and thicker.
- Coconut oil can be used instead of deodorant.
- You can use coconut oil as a soothing aftershave.
A nourishing cream based on coconut oil
It not only nourishes but also moisturizes. Melt 60 milliliters of the product with a spoon of olive oil, then add to the mixture a drop of benzoin, and then 10 drops of oil rosewood. Keep no more than two weeks.
Nourishes moisturizes and activates regeneration. Melt in the microwave 1/4 tiles-natural dark chocolate. In the chocolate add the butter and stir. The tool can be applied not only on the face but also on the neck.
Mask with coconut oil and vitamin E
In coconut oil (50 ml) you must add 10 ml of vitamin E. this composition is applied to the skin around the eyes. It gets rid of wrinkles.
To improve the condition of the skin can not only use homemade masks and scrubs but also add coconut oil in store-bought skin care products:
- Lip balm;
- Tool for removing make-up;
- Eye cream;
- Facial scrub;
- A body scrub.
Coconut oil will warn of premature aging of your skin with regular use. In addition, you will be much easier to beat seasonal fatigue due to the fact that this oil contains vitamins of group B. But you need to use it in a variety of dishes. Many neurological diseases can be defeated if you give up butter in favor of coconut.
Coconut oil is a great tool
Coconut oil can remove gum from various surfaces. Don’t believe? Just check it out. Coconut oil can be cleaned bathroom and ceramic tile. Try brushing with coconut oil, wooden spoons and blades. Will fit it and for cleaning metal objects: spoons, forks, knives, stainless steel sink, pots. Wipe the blade of a knife with coconut oil, you will keep them sharp. Still, it is possible to recover the coconut oil appearance of leather shoes, bags and gloves.
Coconut oil in folk medicine
If you have cracked nipples when breastfeeding, dry skin, brush the Breasts with coconut oil, the problem will quickly go away. If you have a cough, shortness of breath, apply coconut oil with rosemary the wings of the nose, throat and chest. Cough tea helps with coconut oil, it is still pleasant to the taste, sweet.
Coconut oil can be used for teeth whitening. To do this, 5 minutes is enough to hold it in your mouth a tablespoon of oil. But before the procedure, it is necessary to consult with a doctor!
Use coconut oil instead of sunflower for cooking, including frying. But there is a caveat: in cooking, you can apply coconut oil on the packaging which States: “you Can use the inside”. The most useful is the product made by cold pressing. It preserved all the useful properties. This oil is more valuable and more expensive. Liquid and not a thick, coconut oil is made at temperatures above +27 °C.
Coconut oil helps to preserve the youthfulness of the skin thanks to the fatty acids and vitamin E composition. Add it to sweet dishes, salads, porridge. Another property of coconut oil is its beneficial effect on the nervous system in epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. It reduces the likelihood of developing heart disease.
Acts antiviral and anti-inflammatory agent. Treats dermatitis, ringworm, fungal infections, helps with insect bites. Coconut oil is a great source of energy. In children with the help of coconut oil can treat diaper rash.
With it, you can easily forget about your hair and get rid of dandruff. Hair will be a good fit, easy to comb, you will forget about split ends. Coconut oil will help you to lose excess weight — it suppresses hunger, burns fat well.
Coconut oil reduces the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the skin by 30%. Coconut oil helps in diseases of the gums and stomatitis. You can use it as a rinse.
In Ayurveda, it is recommended to use coconut oil in such diseases:
Coconut oil in cooking
A quality product is obtained from the fruit of the palm tree. Oil is extracted from copra, that is coconut flesh. No preservatives, no stabilizers in natural oil no. A unique feature of coconut oil: it is absorbed directly from the intestines. He has a short carbohydrate chain, so it is quickly digested. If so is fried food, use for cooking, not margarine, not lard, not butter, and coconut. Remember that a quality oil is expensive. Refined coconut oil has no specific taste, it is not sweet.
- Add it to a smoothie;
- Add to oatmeal;
- Add to tea and coffee;
- Add in liqueur Pina colada;
- Fry it;
- Bake with it dishes from meat and fish;
- Add coconut oil in cookies.
In Sri Lanka, each person consumes about 120 coconuts per year. This country has the lowest death rate from diseases of the cardiovascular system: 1 person per 100,000. Pacific Islanders consider coconut oil to be an indispensable medicine and source of life. They are distinguished by good health, they live for a long time without cancer and heart disease, which are so relevant for most of the developed countries of the world. We only have coconut oil on the market, many of its medicinal properties are very little known to Europeans. For example, the antiviral effect of coconut oil has been proven; therefore, it becomes especially relevant during a flu epidemic. Antifungal activity of this remedy is also found – add oil to food when treating nail mycoses and thrush, even in its chronic stage.
The harm of coconut oil
Coconut oil occasionally can cause allergies, and not at the first use, but only on the second or third time. You should be careful using it during pregnancy, the pungent smell can cause uterine contractions. During pregnancy, it is possible to replace the nutrients that are in coconut oil, avocado and nuts.
The ideal temperature for storage of coconut oil — room. Before using stir it. The oil doesn’t lose two years of their useful properties. If the oil is unrefined, all this time retains its delicate flavor and tropical scent.
For the face and body, coconut oil was used in the days of Cleopatra. It will put in order irritated and irritated Mature skin. But before use makes sensitivity test on a small patch of skin to see if swelling and redness. And before applying you should consult a doctor!