Just as with olive oil and castor oil, coconut oil is a product that has multiple health and beauty uses that doesn’t cost a lot of money. Virgin coconut oil can be used on your hair, skin, and even as a weight-loss supplement. As long as the oil has been cold pressed and has no additional additives, the benefits that you can receive from applying it all over are practically endless…and inexpensive.
FACE AND BODY
Virgin coconut oil can be used:
Coconut oil can also help with psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. It also helps stop burning and itching caused by bug bits. And if you have cuts or scrapes, coconut oil can help them heal because it forms a thin layer which protects them from outside dust, bacteria and virus. It also helps speed up healing of bruises.
Virgin coconut oil is an excellent natural conditioner for the hair, and has been used for centuries by people in Eastern countries such as Asia. Consistent use of the oil will leave the hair shiny and with increased elasticity. It also causes the hair to retain protein. Use it:
And then of course, you can always use coconut oil in cooking.
I’ve also heard and read that virgin coconut oil can help with weight loss. Start with a tablespoon’s worth a day, and increase the amount gradually. *I would check with your doctor first!