What Are The Benefits of Coconut Oil?
Why I switched to Coconut Oil!
The benefits of coconut oil are amazing. It’s been around for a while, however, it seems that it’s just now coming to the forefront as being one of the most versatile healing and delicious source of many exceptional benefits.
Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
Plenty cultures find that the benefits of coconut oil are immeasurable in terms of looking better and feeling better. The medicinal purposes range from weight loss to anti-aging properties. It’s an all natural cure for those seeking a holistic alternative. There are hundreds of ways that coconut oil is healthful and helpful.
Coconut oil restores thyroid function and it sustains hormonal balance. Coconut oil aids the body in producing and regulating hormones throughout the body, which relieves irritability and mood changes.
In addition, it helps to reduce bad cholesterol. You see, coconut oil contains lauric acid and the lauric acid increases the good HDL, which in turn lowers cholesterol.
Coconut oil gives a boost to the metabolism. Consequently, you burn fat, which allows you to have stamina. Add two tablespoons of oil to your daily regime and watch your energy levels rise.
Because the fat turns into energy, it’s easier to burn calories. With the increase in energy, your work-outs are likely to last longer, therefore, you are able to lose the weight.
The body goes through many changes at it ages. Coconut oil provides antioxidants that slow the aging process and helps to prevent cardiovascular illnesses.
When you don’t have time to be sick, take a spoonful of coconut oil. It works just as well on a sore throat as hot tea and honey.
Want to add a charge to your smoothies? Add a tablespoon of coconut oil to your smoothie in the mornings for a great start.
Recently, the rave has been about coconut oil and actually, it deserves the spotlight. It’s used for more than just cooking. It’s has multiple uses that keep you healthy inside and out.
Coconut oil pulling is a great way to whiten teeth stains. It only takes a couple of spoonfuls and a few minutes a day to keep your teeth the whitest and your breath the freshest.
For healthy, smooth skin, attempt using coconut oil. Apply topically, in a bath for a radiant glow or by consumption. It will reduce the appearance of stretch marks, scars, dark skin spots, dry and cracked skin. Although it’s an oil, it owns antiseptic properties that frees the skin of trouble from the consequences of air pollutants and toxins.
Treat yourself to a beauty treatment using coconut oil. Mix a half cup of coconut oil with ¾ cups of brown sugar and take a relaxing bath or shower. If you don’t have brown sugar, substitute with sea salt. If you have sensitive skin, attempt using more oil. This will soften the scrub so that it goes on smoother.
It’s a great make-up remover. With a make-up remover pad, wipe your face and eyelids with coconut oil. This will provide moisture to your face as well.
As a new mother, we typically try all sorts of home remedies and store-bought brands for diaper rash. However, coconut oil will provide needed relief to your precious little one.
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by admin/Mikki Donaldson