Coconut Oil has multiple uses and is indeed the perfect item for use in home, beauty and health purpose. It builds resistance against microorganisms, increases metabolisms and controls sugar levels, it is quite the natural beauty care product and not to forget a range of other uses in households.
Here are some incredible uses of coconut oil:
- To remove eye makeup
It can remove water proof mascara as well! Put some organic coconut oil on a ball of cotton and gently rub it over the makeup area, under the eyes as well. The oil will remove your makeup and as well hydrate it to keep it glowing and moisturized. When done, wash it like usual!
- A body scrub
You don’t always have to waste the money over scrubs; you can instead use some ingredients from your everyday items. Melt ½ cup of coconut oil on very low heat, put 1 c brown sugar or salt and stir. If available, you can as well add 4-5 drops of your favorite oil or vanilla extract for fragrance. Tada! Your scrub is ready!
- Fat burner
Obesity is one of the major health problems. The reason for obesity is calories but one must also take into consideration the source of these calories.
Different foods have a different effect on the hormones and hence, it is also important to keep a check on the substance which adds calories. The MCT in coconut oil prove to be an energy expending item as compared to other fats.
- Suitable for cooking at high heat
Not all oils are suitable for cooking at high temperatures; coconut oil is the best alternative for such times.
- Perfect replacement for vegetable oil while baking
Coconut oil can prove to be an ideal replacement for vegetable oil while baking brownies, cakes or other products. It enhances the taste and at the same time is healthy.
This is something most of us will agree to. The aroma provided by coconut oil is definitely a stress buster, a body massage or a hot oil massage with coconut oil shall prove to be bliss after a tiresome day.
- Wound care
Coconut oil works as a great wound shield; it provides a layer for protection against contaminants. The oil is highly effective over minor cuts and scrapes.
- As a lubricant
Coconut oil can be used as a lubricant in motors and electronics. It juices the motor and keeps it working in the perfect condition.
The uses of coconut oil are many! These were just a few everyday uses which will prove to be of use and shall help keep up good health and skin and at the same time be a saviour for similar such occasions.