April 24, 2014

15 Ways I Use Coconut Oil Every Day

by Jacquelyn Byers
Little Owl Crunchy Mama 

If I were a poet I would write an ode to coconut oil. It might start something like this:“Oh, Coconut Oil, how I love thee. Let me count the ways.”

I know, right? Terrible. Thankfully for you I am not a poet. So I won’t bore you. But I will tell you how I use coconut oil every day. Maybe some of these you already know about. Maybe some will be new. Maybe I’ve left out some. But regardless, here are

15 Ways I Use Coconut Oil Every Day:

  • Put it on my legs before shaving in the shower rather than using scaryShaving Cream.
  • Slather it on after a shower instead of spending time making or buying expensive Body Lotion.
  • Use it in place of rancid vegetable oils in Baking.
  • Use it for Popping Popcorn instead of vegetable oil.
  • Use it for Sauteing delicious veggies.
  • Use it as a all-natural Lubricant. (Don’t worry.. it’s in a different bottle than the one for kitchen use.)
  • Take it by the spoonful as Appetite Regulator
  • Mix it with a little bit of baking soda to make a super easy, cheap, effective, natural Deodarant
  • Use it as the base for making Chocolate.
  • Use it as a natural Gel if my hair gets fly-aways.
  • Place a bit on the ends of my hair for Conditioner 
  • As a replacement for Nipple Cream for us lactating mothers
  • Sometimes as Baby Lotion instead of my beloved olive oil.
  • As Face Lotion
  • As a quick Lip Balm

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