Uses of VCO

Beauty and Health Uses

  • VCO is an effective natural skin moisturiser.
  • VCO can be used to reduce wrinkles and premature aging.
  • VCO can be used as a mouthwash or homemade toothpaste.
  • VCO can be used as a natural lip balm to nourish your lips.
  • VCO is a great natural makeup remover; it will not irritate eyes or sting like commercial makeup removers.
  • VCO can be used as a deodorant; it has anti-bacterial properties that will keep you smelling fresh.
  • VCO is an effective wound salve that helps treat rashes, open wounds and burns.
  • VCO can be used as shaving cream to sooth your skin.
  • VCO is a great replacement for artificial sunscreen and can also be used to treat sunburns.
  • VCO is a great conditioning and soothing massage oil.
  • VCO can also be used as an insect repellent. Keep those insects at bay by applying coconut oil on your skin.
  • VCO is also a great anti-fungal cream that can even prevent and treat dandruff.

Kitchen Uses

  • VCO has a high smoke point; this makes it useful in frying and sautéing.
  • VCO can be used in baking. Most baking fats are unhealthy and can cause heart disease.
  • VCO is a healthy replacement for butter.
  • VCO can be used to give pans, muffin tins, and cake pans a non-stick coating.
  • VCO can be used to make a delicious nutritious smoothie.
  • VCO can be used to sanitise and condition wooden utensils such as wooden cutting boards.
  • VCO can be used to make stainless-steel appliances shine.
  • VCO can also replace the dairy creamer in your coffee.
  • VCO can be a great sports drink replacement. Add coconut oil to water with fresh fruit and get an instant energy boost.
Coconut oil is truly a gift to humanity. Who do we have to thank for whatever we know about it today?

Sources/Additional Reading

1. 77 Coconut Oil Uses and Cures | Draxe.com
2. 80 Uses for Coconut Oil | Healthimpactnews.com
3. 10 Amazing Beauty Tricks With Coconut Oil | Prevention.com