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Coconut Oil For Health And Beauty!

Coconut Oil for Health and Beauty!

Coconut Oil is a delicious, versatile oil that should be in everybody’s cupboard. It is a great substitute for other oils in cooking and baking recipes. Using coconut oil instead of butter in baking recipes helps to make your favorite treats vegan while adding a slight coconut flavor.

One of the greatest uses of coconut oil is as a moisturizer. It softens the skin without leaving it feeling oily. In fact, it just feels soft and moisturized longer than regular lotion. The anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties of the oil aid in reduced skin irritation caused by acne, rash, and even psoriasis.

Here is  a recipe for another great use of coconut oil:

Coconut Oil & Tea Tree Face Scrub

  • 1/2 Cup Organic Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Organic Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 10(ish) Drops of Tea Tree Oil

Mix all ingredients together. Store in fridge to extend shelf life and solidify mixture. Good for 7-10 days

Scrub mixture on face and skin and rinse with cool water. The sugar acts as the scrubbing agent while the coconut oil, honey and tea tree, all with anti-fungal and anti-septic qualities, work to clean and moisturize your skin!

Written by CB