101 Amazing Uses For Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is all the rage at the moment – and for some very good reasons. Back in the eighties and nineties were were all “sold” on the idea of how wonderful margarine was – however in recent years more and more negative press has surfaced about hydrogenated fats and the highly processed oils often found in margarines – together with some very positive scientific discoveries about coconut oil and other natural oils and fats.

Coconut oil is one of the most versatile natural products around and has some incredible properties. I use it for cooking, eating raw (try it on toast instead of butter or oil!) and for skin care – however even as a true coconut fanatic, I was not aware of many of the other possibilities for coconut oil.

It’s regarded as important to obtain the highest quality coconut oil you can. As with many of the other oils on the market, there is a huge difference in quality and benefits between the most natural, untreated, unheated products and the mass-processed kind, which often have most of the nutrition processed right out of them. It’s a good idea for your health to invest a little time into study of what actually goes on in food manufacture; the various processes, and the effects they have on the nutritional qualities of the food. The processing of oils is often done in order to change the color and shelf life of the end product and for other reasons that may degrade the actual nutritional quality of the product in preference of factors that maximize profits.

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The brand I use daily and simply love is “Artisana” which is raw, 100% Organic and extra virgin: Check out the string of 5-star rave reviews it gets on Amazon (some valuable extra info in there too!)

Below is the link to your “Coconut oil 101” list. This list, originally posted by The Wellness Mama, outlines 101 amazing uses and benefits of the beloved coconut oil. Please share with your friends!


PS Here’s a “vertical” version of the image for all you Pinterest folk… 🙂

101 Uses For Coconut Oil

If you can think of any further uses for coconut oil, let us know in the comments.


  • By NOTNETTER, January 30, 2013 @ 2:25 pm


  • By kathleen Thornhill, May 23, 2013 @ 9:35 pm

    Love your ideas. Must try out.

  • By Jocelyn, July 25, 2013 @ 1:25 am

    Virgin coconut oil removes make up easily and even moisturizes your face in the process.
    I stuck with it and my skin is getting better every single day.

    Even when breakout, you won’t get so much serious than many other people do.

  • By jennifer, September 28, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

    Pets-rashes insect bites ect. I adopted my dog from the pound. A little poodle who was so matted that the vet groomer had to razer cut his fur off n one piece mind you n he lost a pond in a half after his hair cut. Because of this he got razor burned n was rubbing some tender parts on the sidewalk. Put this on him and it healed in a day n stopped him from itching.

  • By sheila lennon, September 28, 2013 @ 3:01 pm

    love to find more ways to use extra virgin coconut oil

  • By sandra martin, October 21, 2013 @ 3:57 am

    I have used it as a facial mousturizer. I cook everything with it. I have used it in tea and coffee. I have used it on burns. It has also helped me take off 61 pounds

  • By emmanuel lawerteh, October 21, 2013 @ 5:35 am

    I think if you do away with coconut, you away with good health so take note.

  • By June, October 21, 2013 @ 11:33 pm

    Coconut oil i love to add to my bath helps with my skin to heal

  • By kris, November 30, 2013 @ 10:07 am

    Where can u buy coconut oil?

  • By Debi, December 16, 2013 @ 8:27 pm

    ive used it on my hair in the past when it was bleach blonde and dry my indian friends use it all the time that is why their hair is always shiny not greasy like a lot of people like to think

  • By zena, December 18, 2013 @ 4:11 pm

    my mom also used it when she had an allergy(dry) on her palm ..

  • By tracy, January 10, 2014 @ 4:17 am

    you can buy coconut oil @ luckyvitamin.com, swansonvitamins.com or iherb.com

  • By Lisa, January 10, 2014 @ 4:22 am

    I spray it on my kids hair to prevent from lice laying eggs.

  • By Tara, February 17, 2014 @ 3:19 am

    I used it on my daughters behind for diaper rash, into sign of diaper rash since and I use it every diaper change?,!

  • By Joy, February 17, 2014 @ 3:32 pm

    Is there any websites in uk that sell coconut oil and almond flour?

  • By Mary, February 22, 2014 @ 4:11 am

    Love coconut oil! I make a scrub with it and include oatmeal, brown sugar, almond oil, and honey to treat my eczema!

  • By Pia, March 22, 2014 @ 9:19 am

    One tablespoon a day keeps dementia away…. a doctor told me a while ago.

  • By Fatma Harith, July 28, 2014 @ 11:31 am

    Very very nice

  • By Darlene Buffett, September 11, 2014 @ 8:34 pm

    I love this information and all additional comments. I have been Oil Pulling/Swishing (with Coconut Oil) for over a year and I absolutely love it! Thanks for this page and information 🙂 X

  • By Jane caluag, October 18, 2014 @ 2:26 am

    I use it on my patients to tret constipation. 1-4tbsp per day would do it.

  • By julia clarke, November 14, 2014 @ 6:12 pm

    I used it to massage my two year old granddaughter’s tooth since she started crying out for toothache.Massaging the gums and tooth with a soaked cotton ball containing coconut oil has stopped the toothache and is aiding her gums to make that transition into her natural tooth later on.

  • By Carrol, April 10, 2015 @ 10:45 am

    I cook with coconut oil. Also can bought in most health food or Herb Shops. 🙂

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