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100 benefits and uses for coconut oil

14. Improve sleep
15. Decrease anxiety
16. Increase mental function
17. Enhance focus
18. Increase energy
19. Slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease
20. Support natural hormone production
21. Support weight loss
22. Increase HDL (good) cholesterol
23. Improve glucose tolerance
24. Reduce body fat
25. Maintain healthy insulin levels
26. Increase absorption of calcium
27. Increase absorption of magnesium
28. Increase circulation
29. Reduce gingivitis
30. Whiten teeth
31. Reduce signs of aging
32. Treat eczema
33. Cure skin infections
34. Moisturize skin
35. Reduce wrinkles
36. Decrease appearance of cellulite
37. Reduce appearance of varicose veins
38. Clear acne
39. Soften skin
40. Protect against chlorine exposure in the pool
41. Soothe a sunburn
42. Calm itch and irritation from a bug bite
43. Heal dry, cracked lips
44. Strengthen nails
45. Smooth dry, flaky elbows and heels
46. Nourish hair
47. Stimulate hair growth
48. Prevent hair from becoming frizzy
49. Treat dandruff
50. Kill lice
Ways to use coconut oil
51. Butter-replacement when cooking
52. Coffee creamer
53. Home-made smoothies
54. Seasoning for cast-iron skillets
55. Natural energy boost when mixed with a tablespoon of chia seeds
56. Lip balm
57. Cuticle cream for healthier nails
58. Facial moisturizer
59. Facial cleanser
60. Eye makeup remover
61. Spot treatment for acne
62. Wrinkle-reducing mask when mixed with egg white and whole milk
63. Body moisturizer
64. Cream to soothe severe itch (e.g., poison ivy, chicken pox)
65. Ointment to reduce skin inflammation from conditions like psoriasis
66. Cellulite cream
67. Lightener for age spots
68. Natural deodorant
69. Homemade soap
72. Natural sunscreen
73. Natural lubricant
74. Natural shaving cream
75. Natural after-shave lotion
76. Natural tanning oil
77. Ointment for dry, cracked feet
78. Natural hair conditioner
79. Treatment for lice when mixed with apple cider vinegar
80. Oral pulling wash to improve oral health
81. Whitening toothpaste when mixed with baking soda
82. Energy boost when ingested as a tablespoon in the morning
83. Mood booster and anxiety lessener
84. Sleep aid when ingested as a tablespoon before bed
85. Foot warmer when ingested or massaged
86. Massage oil when mixed with essential oils
87. Nutritional supplement for fetal health when ingested by pregnant mothers
88. Cream to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
89. Milk supply booster in new mothers
90. Cream to heal perineum after birth
91. Natural diaper cream
92. Baby lotion
93. Cream for baby’s cradle cap
94. Homemade laundry soap
95. Natural antibacterial ointment for mild cuts
96. Homemade bug repellent
97. Allergy symptom reliever when rubbed inside the noise
98. Homemade vapor rub
99. Treatment for pet skin conditions
100. Ingredient in any number of recipes!