Oh, The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil!

Recently, coconut oil has gained popularity as a healthy alternative for cooking and cosmetic purposes. But, there’s so much more this natural substance can do for the human body. So, we broke down some of its benefits and ways to incorporate the natural oil into your healthy lifestyle.

  1. Helps fight heart disease. Being 50% lauric acid, coconut oil may help prevent high coconnut_oil_Sblood pressure and high
  2. A cold sore treatment. Coconut oil can act as a natural treatment for cold sores which is gentler on sensitive lips.
  3. Moisturizer. A more natural way to obtain that soft, smooth and glowing skin by substituting your flowery and flavorful lotions for coconut oil.
  4. Improves cellulite. Coconut oil is highly effective in combating cellulite and keeping skin tight.
  5. Repairs dry hair. Coconut oil can be applied from root to tip (or wherever you experience dryness), let it sit and absorb for 30-40 minutes, then wash it out completely for shiny, soft and strong hair.
  6. Boosts digestive system. Coconut oil is easily absorbed putting less stress on the digestive system and providing the body more energy.
  7. A spa-like exfoliate. Mix coconut oil with two tablespoons of sugar and massage into skin to remove dead or loose cells and radiate in your glowing skin.
  8. Infection fighter. Due to its antiviral,  antifungal and antibacterial properties, coconut oil can help your body combat infections by eliminating bacteria and viruses from your system.

Please note: When buying coconut oil be sure to look for the terms “organic” or “unrefined” on the labels, as any “refined” coconut oil has been through a chemical process and does not render as many health benefits.

Sources: organicfacts.net and perfectvacation.co.




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