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National Coconut Day

Coconut Oil Does What??

In recent years, coconut oil’s popularity has grown tremendously. From cooking to hair care, to coffee and smoothies, coconut oil is the superfood we did not know we needed!

Coconut oil is made when the fat white “meat” of the coconut is pressed. It is loaded with health benefits and contains no cholesterol, no fibre, and only traces of vitamins and minerals.

The main component of coconut oil is its medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), easily digested and absorbed by the body and processed by the liver. It provides energy to cells that power critical bodily functions.

Recorded Benefits of Coconut Oil

  • Contains healthy fatty acids
  • Encourages fat burning
  • Protects skin, hair, and teeth
  • Reduces stress
  • Weight loss
  • Helps build muscles
  • Treats inflammation
  • Supports the immune system
  • Improves memory

How to Use Coconut Oil

Though coconut oil is known for its health benefits when it is digested, there are a plethora of uses for this versatile oil.

Beauty Uses:

A little coconut oil goes a long way and can be used to moisturise your entire body.  It has a multitude of beauty uses such as

  • Face/ Body Moisturiser
  • Hair Moisturiser and Conditioner
  • Make-up Remover/ Oil Cleanser
  • Nail Cuticle Softener
  • Lip Balm

Coconut Oil in Food:

Love creating different meals for friends and family? Did you know that coconut oil can cook up to 450 degrees? That is perfect for baking and deep frying.

Try incorporating coconut oil into your favourite smoothies too. It will give it you a natural sweetness your taste buds will love.

For your Teeth:

Oil pulling with coconut oil can transform your dental health by killing bacteria in your mouth. This will help reduce cavities, bad breath, and inflammation in the gums. To oil pull, put a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and swish around for 15-20 minutes.

So, we have covered beauty, dental hygiene, and cooking. But did you know that you can use coconut oil to clean your house? Yes, you have read correctly! Mixing coconut oil with baking soda forms a paste that can remove mildew and soap scum.

A small amount of lemon juice and coconut oil can be used for wood furniture as well!

Coconut oil delivers a wide variety of benefits as well as several practical uses. Be sure to keep your cabinets fully stocked with this gem.

Share your pictures and let us know how you use R&R Luxury Coconut Oil in your beauty routine.

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Nahema, R&R Intern

 


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