Did you know that coconut oil can do just about everything? Of course, it’s good for your skin and it smells great, but, you can also use it for so many other things.
Here are 12 uses for coconut oil that almost no one knows about.
Just imagine how smart you’re going to look when you SHARE these with your friends. And don’t forget to include your significant other when you’re talking about #9 (trust me, they’re going to want to know).
#1 Oil pulling is a real thing and it’s a thousand times better when you use coconut oil.
Swishing coconut oil around in your mouth is a great way to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! It may sound a little unpleasant but it actually pulls the bad stuff out of your mouth and helps reduce cavities and disease. Plus, the next time you’re getting hot and steamy with your partner, you’ll be pretty confident that you’ve got the nicest tasting kisses ever.
#2 Coconut flavored popcorn is crazy good.
You’ve probably never thought of doing this but you’re going to wish you’d known this little tip a long time ago. Try adding coconut oil to the kernels before you pop them on the stove top. Your favorite movie snack just got a magical upgrade.
#3 The never-ending awesomeness of coconut oil just made sparking up your next bonfire a ton easier.
This is probably the coolest hack ever. If you’ve ever wanted to show your friends how quickly you can get a roaring campfire going, soak a few cotton balls in some coconut oil and use them to light up your night. It’s so easy but so impressive.
#4 Here’s one for all the new mothers out there. If you know someone who could use this tip, be sure to pass it along.
There are a few postpartum issues that women deal with that are quite sensitive to discuss. Perineum recovery probably tops that list. However, did you know that coconut oil can help speed up that recovery process? Along with that, you can use coconut oil to reduce stretch marks, so you might want to pick up an extra jar or include it in a gift package for a new mother you know.
#5 Coconut oil toothpaste could be the answer to all your oral health issues.
You can actually remineralize your teeth and reverse cavities by adding coconut oil toothpaste to a good oral health plan. Secondly, it’s fairly inexpensive compared to some of the big brand names. So, make sure you give it a try or let someone in on this great little secret.
#6 Did you know that coconut oil can be used as an alternative to deodorant?
Active people everywhere, listen up! Rather than spending your hard-earned cash on those chemical filled antiperspirants, give coconut oil a try. It’s fairly cheap and smells wonderful. Plus, it’s completely natural so it’s safe.