5 reasons to keep coconut oil in the bathroom

5 reasons to keep coconut oil in the bathroom

We are bringing you 5 reasons to keep coconut oil in the bathroom at all times.

Coconut oil has many surprising health benefits. Most of use grew up considering fats like coconut oil to be unhealthy and to be contributors to heart disease.

Coconut oil is composed of a group of unique fat molecules known as medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA). Although they are technically classified as saturated fats, this kind fat can actually protect the heart.

The fatty acids and nutrients in coconut oil are also great for the skin, hair, and other topical applications.

Let’s take a look at 5 reasons to keep coconut oil in the bathroom.

After shave:
Coconut oil makes a great natural aftershave, especially because it is free of harsh chemicals and is very nutritious. It also helps sooth the skin and has potent antibacterial properties.

Lip balm:
Some lip balms contain heavy metals and chemicals. Coconut oil will help moisturize, nourish, and hydrate your lips.

Moisturizing lotion:
Some store-bought lotions can contain harsh chemicals that can do more long-term damage than good. Coconut oil is a great natural alternative and can help keep your skin healthy, smooth, and shiny.

Oil-pulling:
Have you heard of oil pulling? It is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy that involves swishing oil in your mouth for up to 15 minutes. It helps pull out bacteria that causes cavities and bad breath. It may also help whiten the teeth. Read our article for more about oil pulling.

Toothpaste:
A recent study from the University of Warwick showed that coconut oil can help combat tooth decay. Try our turmeric and coconut oil toothpaste recipe.

Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.

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REFERENCES:
1. “Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay.” Alpha Galileo. Society for General Microbiology, 30 Aug. 2012. Web. 29 Sep. 2016.

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