Health and beauty benefits of coconut oil


Coconut oil is the oil extracted from mature coconuts harvested from coconut trees. It however has countless benefits.

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Here are few of the benefits you never knew coconut oil has.

Health benefits

  1. It lowers the risk of heart diseases and prevents high blood pressure.
  2. It boosts metabolism.
  3. It enhances weight loss.
  4. It improves digestion.
  5. It helps to control blood sugar.
  6. It can be used to treat baby’s diaper rash.
  7. It improves the function of the thyroid gland.
  8. It speeds up healing of cuts and burns.
  9. It fights against candida,yeast infection,ringworm,athlete’s foot e.t.c

Beauty benefits

  1. It serves as skin moisturizer.
  2. It prevents stretch marks and also reduce the visibility of stretch marks.
  3. It can be used on the hair as anti-dandruff.
  4. It serves as natural deodorant when applied lightly on the underarms.
  5. It can be used on pimples, acne and blackheads.
  6. It can also be used as massage oil
  7. It prevents wrinkles and sagging when applied around the eyes and on the face.

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