Ever since last Wednesday, when I sat down with Bruce Fife, the world’s leading expert on coconut oil, I’ve been trying on a few of his miraculous promises and discovering that I might just be as enamored with coconut oil as he is. After a one-hour interview, Dr. Fife had talked me into wanting to try coconut oil as a lotion, wart remover, energy enhancer, and all natural deodorant.
When I sat down with Dr. Fife, I’d been struggling to keep my skin clear. Having purchased an expensive anti-acne treatment from the store, I noticed my skin turning ashy and spotted, and wondered if I’d just have to get accustomed to the less-than-impressive look of it all. During our meeting, Dr. Fife mentioned the healing powers of the lauric acid in coconut oil as a potential way to clear up acne, so I went home and immediately started slathering it every night. One week later, nearly all of my little break-outs have cleared up, my skin is soft and elastic, and I feel like there’s a healthy glow there that I didn’t have last week.
Want to see if one of the many promises associate with coconut oil will work for you? Here’s a list of 7 surprising ways to use it to enhance your health and household, one scoop of oil at a time!
USE IT AS A HAIR BALM
Did you know you can use coconut oil as a rich, nourishing hair balm to moisturize and revitalize your hair?
USE IT FOR AMAZING POPCORN
Mild, flavorful coconut oil makes a beautiful batch of home-popped popcorn. No butter needed!
Get our recipe for Cinnamon Chili Coconut Oil Popcorn
USE IT AS A BRAIN BOOSTER
Research shows that the high percentage of medium-chain triglycerides in coconut oil may actually help you boost your brain power. These studies pay particular attention to the potentially exciting effects of coconut oil consumption for moms to be!
USE IT TO BURN FAT (WITH DESSERT!)
Does eating a decadent dessert make you think you’ll have to fast for the next week to keep from blowing your diet? Now you can have your cake and eat it, too! Check out the latest info on fat burning desserts made with coconut oil!
USE IT TO NIX LICE
Got a kid home early from school with a pesky case of lice? Some research suggests the “coconut oil cure” for lice, which utilizes a simple kitchen remedy to potentially nix a serious problem.
Find more details at CoconutOil.com
USE IT FOR YOUR DOG’S HEALTH
There’s no reason Fido shouldn’t get in on the coconut oil fun! Veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker says you can supplement a pet diet feed it to your dog and potentially help prevent arthritis and weight gain!
USE IT TO CLEAR UP PINK EYE
Again, the lauric acid in coconut oil comes in handy, helping your body create disease-fighting fatty acids, and making it an ideal way to treat pink eye.
Get the details on how to use coconut oil for pink eye at CoconutOil.com