101 Uses for Coconut Oil…

http://wellnessmama.com/5734/101-uses-for-coconut-oil/

I’ve said before that I am with coconut oil like the dad in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” is with windex… I use it for everything. Right now, I have a five gallon bucket of it sitting next to my desk because we use so much and I don’t have anywhere else to keep it…

I love this organic virgin and fair-trade coconut oil from Thrive Market (which is like Costco online but for healthy products). Their coconut oil is 40% off retail. (And Thrive Market sells many others of my favorite products at 30-50% off normal prices!)

Today, I’m sharing my top 101 (yes 101!!) uses for coconut oil:

Uses for Coconut Oil

  1. In cooking as a great oil with a high smoke point. Great for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement to butter.
  2. Added to foods or drinks daily for energy
  3. As a coffee creamer when emulsified into coffee (The only way I’ll drink coffee)
  4. On the skin as a basic lotion (or coconut oil lotion bar)
  5. In homemade lotion bars for soft, smooth skin
  6. In homemade deodorant or deodorant bars
  7. As an eye-makeup remover
  8. As a cloth diaper safe diaper cream (just rub on baby’s bottom)
  9. In making your own Remineralizing Toothpaste
  1. With apple cider vinegar as a natural treatment for lice that actually works
  1. Some evidence shows that the beneficial fats in coconut oil can help with depression and anxiety
  1. Ingesting coconut oil daily can help with allergy symptoms
  2. Ingesting coconut oil daily can increase mental alertness

You can also check out my recipe list for many more recipes that use coconut oil!

What Kind of Coconut Oil?

For external uses, expeller pressed or other types of refined coconut oil will work, but for internal use, an unrefined virgin coconut oil is best. Here is a great discount source I’ve found from one of my favorite new companies, Thrive Market, which helps bring real foods to families on a budget (think Costco meets Whole Foods online).

Another thing I love about Thrive is that for every new membership, they give one away to a family in need.

A Great Coconut Oil Resource

If you are new to coconut oil, I highly recommend this in-depth guide to using coconut oil to boost health. It addresses using coconut oil for thyroid health, heart health, improving skin and more. Use this link to get 89% off today and you’ll also get two bonus books.

How many of these uses for Coconut Oil have you tried? What did I miss? Share your favorite uses for coconut oil below!

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm