Thursday, May 31, 2012

Virgin Coconut Oil Cures

** Thanks and credit to Wana Helena for sharing this tips with me..^_^
  1. Moisturizing Shower Scrub: 1 cup coconut oil; 1/2 cup aloe vera gel; 1/4 cup baking soda
  2. Frizzy Hair Remedy. After washing and conditioning, rub a small amount between palms and smooth over wet hair, style as usual
  3. Hair Mask: 2 Tbs olive oil, 2 Tbs coconut oil, 2 Tbs almond oil, however many punctured vitamin E tablets as you want, and some lemon juice.
  4. Keep a little container in your purse for lip moisturizer.
  5. Use on your baby’s diaper rash or cradle cap.
  6. Use to help reduce visibility of stretch marks or to prevent stretch marks.
  7. If you’re prone to nosebleeds, coat the inside of your nostrils with coconut oil regularly.
  8. Ear infections. Tilt your head to the side and put a few drops in (or a small chunk if you don’t want to melt it… your body heat will soon melt it).
  9. Homemade VapoRub: 3 Tbs. Coconut Oil – melted; 3-5 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil; 6-10 drops Rosemary Essential Oil. Place oil into a small container and add in essential oils. Then just rub on chest, under nose or on to feet.
  10. Insect Repellent. Mix with peppermint, lemon balm, rosemary, or tea tree oil
  11. Mix with baking soda for a non-toxic “Goo Gone”.
  12. Got gum stuck in your hair? Try using coconut oil to remove without cutting your hair.Use instead of WD-40.
  13. Mix with butter and toss your popcorn in it.
  14. Strengthening Nails. Add a drop of lavender to a little dish of coconut oil and rub it into your nails and they will be strong and lovely.
  15. As a treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.
  16. Mix it with sugar for an exfoliating sugar scrub.
  17. Melt a tablespoon of it and pour it into your smoothie. 1 cup full-fat yogurt, 1/2 cup strawberries, 2 Tbsp maple syrup, 1Tbsp melted coconut oil. Delicious and healthy.
  18. Use coconut oil as a natural guitar string lubricant and string cleaner.
  19. Use coconut oil instead of the pricey toxic shampoos to get rid of lice.
  20. Mix garlic with coconut oil and it makes whatever you’re cooking taste buttered!
  21. Use coconut oil mixed with baking soda for a moisturizing and brightening facial scrub.
  22. Sore Throat Remedy. If you feel a sore throat coming on, let a spoonful of coconut oil dissolve on your tongue and coat your throat. Sore throat should be gone by the next day!
  23. SunscreenSpoon 3 tbsp. of shea butter into a medium bowl. Add 6 tbsp. of coconut oil to the shea butter. Whip the two ingredients together using a wire whisk.Add 2 tbsp. of zinc oxide to the mixture and blend with the wire whisk.  

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