Saturday, January 13, 2018

4 Coconut Oil Uses

I absolutely love coconut oil, it has so many uses!

But, 4 top uses for coconut oil are

1. Balancing Hormones

Coconut oil has microbial and antimicrobial properties, helps heal the gut. It also replenishes the needed building block for the production of hormones. You can get these in your diet by stirring a spoonful in your hot drink, add to smoothie in a blender, butter substitute, eat a plain spoonful, or just simply take capsules.

2. Killing Candida

C.O. has Capryllic Acid which enters the cell walls of Candida yeast, causing it to break. Capric acid disturbs yeast cytoplasm and dismantles the membrane. Since Lauric and Capric acid work together to reduce the chance of yeast build-up Candida the yeast doesn't become resistent against a single additive.

3. Skin Moisturizer-

C.O.  decreases wrinkles, kills harmful microorganisms (prevents growth), reduces inflammation, very good for eczema, and might be helpful with acne. It also hydrates the skin and acts as a barrier to to keep out bacteria. However, it's not for oily skin. 

4. Furniture Polish-

When you mix C.O. with lemon juice it smells great and the concoction shines and acts as a sealent