What is Coconut Oil Good for What Kind to Use and How

by katiem2

Learn cost cutting organic treatments cures and hacks using coconut oil that save a lot of money and can replace costly health beauty and household products.

The buzz about organic coconut oil is spreading like wild fire. I have been taking advantage of the many benefits and practical uses coconut oil has to offer since my Mom cared for me as a child. I am happy to share what I know with a now eager audience. To be mindful of your time and for quick and easy reading purposes I often refer to organic coconut oil as OCO. Enjoy the healthful and practical money saving benefits of OCO.

Coconut Oil for Health and Wellness

Bonus Coconut Oil Beauty Rituals and Deep Discounts
  1. I keep a jar of OCO on my bedside table using it as a body butter, makeup remover, overnight moisturizing facial treatments which soften and smooth skin, plus it sloths off dead skin.
  2. OCO works wonders as a finger nail conditioner and treatment preventing hang nails while promoting healthy nail growth and condition.
  3. A mixture of coconut oil and tea tree oil is a great treatment for athlete’s foot. In addition, this solution treats other fungal infections such as canker sores and H-pylori bacteria.
  4. A mixture of OCO, cinnamon and oats combine to make a wonderful facial treatment and scrub. 
  5. Apply OCO to a paper towel to remove caked and messy mascara from the brush.  Leave remainder of coconut oil on the brush when returning to the tub to soften and smooth dry clumpy mascara that later moisturize lashes and making them stronger and more prominent.
  6. OCO helps prevent stretch marks and is a safe and relaxing massage oil for pregnant women, actually any human!
  7. OCO is the best hair oil treatment bar none, it is a good overnight hair conditioning treatment that can be rinsed out during morning shower. Plus, OCO leaves hair smelling delightfully tropical.
  8. Mix OCO with common baking soda to make a wonderful and stimulating facial scrub. 
  9. This tropical potion also makes for a fantastic lip balm creating supple soft lips that are plump and moisturized.
  10. Oil Pooling or swishing OCO around in the mouth for as long as 20 minutes can whiten teeth, eliminate bacteria causing plaque, bad breath, and improve overall dental health.

11. Gargling OCO helps relieve the pain and discomfort of a sore throat and don't forget the benefits of swishing, kill two birds with one stone.

12.  OCO soothes the itch of insect bites and exposure.

13.  OCO treats lice and is far better than the harsh chemical alternative sold over the counter not to mention it cost a fraction of the cost.

14.  OCO soothes the discomfort of hemorrhoids and remember it is an anti-fungal. 

Organic Chemical Free Treatment for Yeast Infection

Do Not Use Pricey Chemical Laden Creams for Yeast Infection

Those who have one yeast infection tend to have more.  The over the counter creams marketed to treat yeast infections are packed with harmful chemicals no person should apply to the delicate area intended.

While the costly over the counter treatments ease the discomfort associated with yeast infections most women do not experience a cure.

Stop Yeast Infections - This is Worth Repeating

Organic Coconut Oil is a soothing all natural remedy for yeast infections.  It is cheap Cheap CHEAP compared to the pricey tiny tubes sold to treat the very uncomfortable issue. 

Remember OCO is a natural, comes from the earth, gift from mother nature.  It is anti-fungal and therefore perfect for addressing this horrible condition.  

Cold Pressed Organic Coconut Oil is My Favorite

This Oil Stands up to the Heat

Coconut Oil is a Healthy Cooking Alternative

Use Number 15

Cooking With OCO

  • OCO does not break down during the cooking process as does many other oils.
  • Coconut oil withstands higher temperatures than popular cooking oils.  


Organic Coconut Oil is an Anti-fungal

Natural Organic Anti-fungal for Treating Common Ailments

Uses 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

Coconut oil attacks and eliminates fungal issues. This powerful anti-fungal is good from head to toe.  Applying the OCO as a facial eliminates any fungal facial problems.  Routine treatments wipe out the intense fungal itch of athlete’s feet.  Coconut oil also works as a deodorant free of chemicals many find offensive to sensitive skin. 

Dogs love this delicious and healthy oil lapping it up anytime it is offered. Because dogs love OCO so much they have no problem allowing you to brush their teeth with it which also eliminates stinky dog breath. 

The Cause of Yeast Infections

Yeast Infections are Caused by the Fungus Candida

Okay now the truth is out, fact fungus causes yeast infections.


  1. Coconut Oil is an anti-fungal which destroys fungus.
  2. Coconut Oil is all natural and free of harsh chemicals.
  3. Coconut Oil is safe for the body both inside and out.
  4. The fact that OCO is the perfect treatment for yeast infections is now a no brainer. 
  5. OCO is cheap, works, will not harm the body or cause additional irritation and further issues as does the over the counter treatments, which in all reality are anything but a treatment or cure. 

Cheaper Yeast Infection Treatment with 120 count vs. Monistats 7 Applications

$18.14  $8.62
$16.33  $9.88

Coconut Oil for Artist

Coconut oil is Good to Have Around Artist

Use Number 21

  • Artist benefit by having Coconut oil around as it is great for cleaning paint brushes. 
  • When using this organic material for cleaning brushes it will also moisturize the bristles allowing for a smoother stroke and longer brush life.
  • Coconut oil is also a great wood cleaner, if paint gets on your wooden dining room table clean it with coconut oil. 

Household Uses for Coconut Oil

There are many practical uses for coconut oil around the house

Uses 22, 23, 24 and 25

  • Instead of using expensive chemical cleaners and conditioners on car upholstery and furniture, use coconut oil for a gorgeous luster and chemical free home and car.
  • Kitchen scissors often get hung up on sticky foods, applying OCO to the blades to eliminate this problem which makes the scissors glide through the job.
  • A mix of equal parts of baking soda and OCO work like “Goo B Gone” so you can easily remove those pesky sticker, price tags and more.

Internal Uses for Coconut Oil

Using Coconut Oil as Food Aids in Many Bodily Functions

Use Number 26, 27 and 28

  • When taken orally OCO helps make kidney stones softer and easier to pass.
  • Adding coconut oil to foods and or drinks, such as coffee ease constipation and stimulates metabolism. 

Coconut Oil Users Reviews

Do you use coconut oil, if so do you like it and how do you benefit from it.

I use coconut oil for the following reasons
Frankie 13 days ago

I use it for food but nown, after reading katiem2 report I will use coconut oil for much more

LiamBean on 03/12/2016

Yes. After years of hearing how bad it is for you, and far fewer months of hearing, "no it's isn't bad for you at all," I decided to try it. So far, I've only used it for cooking. As a substitute for olive oil or added to my bread dough.

Thanks to this article, I now have many other uses to try. Thanks Katie.

dustytoes on 03/11/2016

In coffee for health, oil pulling for whiter teeth, and cooking.

Veronica on 03/11/2016

.. because I was told it delays the onset of dementia.

teddletonmr on 03/10/2016

Yes, I use coconut oil; I discovered using a teaspoon of OCO in my coffee each morning is good for my digestion...

teddletonmr on 03/10/2016

Yes, I use coconut oil; I discovered using a teaspoon of OCO in my coffee each morning is good for my digestion...

mihgasper on 03/10/2016

I use it mostly in the kitchen and bathroom, but I know people use it just about everywhere.

katiem2 on 03/10/2016

The many uses of coconut oil are countless and include, cures, prevention, health and beauty tips, tricks and hacks, household cleaners and good for the overall body both internal and external. Share the ways you use coconut oil here so we can all enjoy the countless uses for coconut oil. I use it for EVERYTHING!

Updated: 03/10/2016, katiem2
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Coconut Oil Chat Coconut Oil Uses and Reviews

katiem2 on 03/14/2016

teddleton, Yes it is in fact good for digestion and when flax seeds are included it is magnified.

mihgasper, Good starting points and yes it is amazing the many new uses we find for coconut oil.

katiem2 on 03/14/2016

LiamBean, I have been using coconut oil long before it was cool, and it is an amazing and handy oil to have around. Enjoy reaping the many benefits of organic coconut oil, there are even more positive uses for this oil but I kept it to a minimal....baby steps.

LiamBean on 03/12/2016

I just started using it for cooking. It's great to find so many other uses for it. Thanks.

Veronica on 03/11/2016

Aspirin isn't officially a blood thinner .It is a consequence of a painkiller. He had a half aspirin tablet every two days and warfrin every day. But when I was going to put him on Cod Liver Oils he asked the doctor and the doctor said no as oils thin the blood. People on Warfrin are advised to reduce not exclude broccoli and asparagus intake too.

frankbeswick on 03/11/2016

Did he go onto warfarin after his first stroke? That is a strong blood thinner, far stronger than aspirin.

Veronica on 03/11/2016

I don't tend to take vitamin tablets as they are passed out of the body largely undigested and the body gains little from taking them . A healthy diet is always the best way to go.

But I do take oils. I was taking coconut oil, cod liver oil, evening primrose oil, red krill oil. Then I noticed that if I cut myself, it was taking a long time for the blood to clot and the bleeding to stop.

I now use up a bottle of one, then start a different oil, use that and so on . In this way, I get the benefits of all those wonderful easily absorbed oils but don't thin my blood too much.

My dad, after his Stroke, had blood thinners and wasn't allowed to take any oils with his blood thinners.

mihgasper on 03/10/2016

I heard great stuff about coconut oil and time will probably show even more benefits of its usage. I also noticed there are very big differences between prices of different brands. What are the main differences?

katiem2 on 03/09/2016

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