10 Creative Ways To Use The Coconut Oil Benefits for Traveling

The almighty coconut oil strikes back. You probably have heard, read or tried the wonderfulness of coconut oil in almost any application of life. And if you haven’t, here’s a little introduction to the multiple benefits this single product can bring to your life. Below are 10 creative ways to use coconut oil benefits for traveling and some facts about it.

 

10 Ways To Use Coconut Oil Benefits for Traveling

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  • Hair Conditioner

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    Just apply a few drops to your hair after a wash, it will soften your hair and make it more shiny. Careful not to apply too much or it can get greasy. 

  • Face Cream

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    When going to places that are more dry and hot that what you are used to, you can moisture your face with some drops of coconut oil to keep it hydrated.

  • Mosquito Bites

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    Rub coconut oil on the bites. You will feel a relieve in the itch and soreness. 

  • Lip Balm

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    Use them on your lips to keep them moisture

  • Eye Makeup Remover

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    It can also be used as a makeup remover, just remember to be gentle with your skin.

  • Sunburn

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    If you don't have Aloe Vera in hand, replace it with coconut oil and you'll see it works just as good. 

  • Shaving Cream

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    Works perfect as a natural shaving product and after shaving oil.

  • Body Scrub

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    Mixing coconut oil with sugar or sand from the beach can create the perfect mix for a body scrub and help your skin feel soft and hydrated at all times.

  • Deodorant

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    Use it by itself as a natural armpit protector.

  • Moisturizer

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    You can apply coconut oil to your body, hands, and feet to keep it moisture and protect it from sunlight and even from aging with its vitamin E.  

Where is all this hype coming from?

Coconut oil is used extensively in tropical regions like in Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, etc. In the 70’s used to be popular in western countries, until the corn and soil oil industries damaged its reputation. Now that its benefits have been rediscovered, this product is dominating the market again. It’s now being considered a staple cooking oil with positive implications on health, although not every coconut oil is created equal, so you sure want to make sure you are using the right one for your specific need.

 

What are the health benefits?

That said, some of the acclaimed health benefits this product has are: hair care, weight loss, diabetes, cardiovascular disease,  skin care, and digestions, among others. Because of its light, sweet and ‘coconutty’ flavor it can substitute butter as well. We recommend reading Medical News Today for more information about it.

 

As they mention: the most promising job for coconut oil that all could agree on is replacing trans fats and other over-consumed commercial vegetable oils in packaged and processed products.

 

Keep in mind that it is the total diet or overall eating pattern that is most important in disease prevention and achieving good health and it is better to eat a diet with a variety than to concentrate on individual foods as the key to good health.

 

 

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