Dementia and Coconut Oil Uses

Read now on the benefits of coconut oil for your health.

Common uses for coconut oil

• Cooking – as a replacement for vegetable oil and margarine
• Drinks – it’s great in smoothies and coffee
• On toast instead of butter
• Salad dressings
• Decongestant
• To stop food cravings (coconut oil is an appetite suppressant)
• Treat fungal infections
• Make-up remover
• Moisturiser
• Homemade lip balm or lip gloss
• Facial and body scrub
• Aftershave
• Shaving oil/cream
• Deodorant
• Mouthwash
• Toothpaste
• Minor wounds
• Relieve itchy eyes
• Fade age spots
• Mix in bath water
• Hair conditioner
• Massage oil
• Sunscreen/Sunburn relief
• Insect repellent
• Skin conditions (including psoriasis and Athlete’s Foot)
• During pregnancy – for breast feeding and prevent stretch marks
• Nappy rash
• For pets (a small dose in petfood can keep cats and dogs happy and healthy)