Coconut is one of most versatile oil that has been used for centuries for many purposes; be it for cooking, beauty, medicine , etc. Coconut oil is one of most handy and immediate remedies that can be used for body part without any hesitation.
1. Coconut oil helps in healing of wounds and injuries. It helps in reducing the swelling and inflammation of the rashes and cold sores.
2. During summer when it's applied to palms, soles and other body parts it cools the parts, and eases the burning sensation.
3. When applied to the body parts it helps in blood circulation, nourishes the skin and improves immune system.
4. It helps in reducing the itching, caused due to infections.
5. Due to its antioxidant properties it's used as moisturizer, reduces wrinkling and anti aging oil. It helps in lightening the spots of aging.
6. It has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that enables for faster healing process, reduces pain and provides comfort.
7. It's a natural lip balm , keeps the lips smooth and reduces cracking of lips.
8. When applied to cracked feet, it reduces pain and smooth-ens the dry skin,.
9. It helps in tanning of the skin, and can be used as a lotion after shave.
10. Helps in easy movement of stools when applied to anus, reduced pain and fissures.
11. When applied to the scalp, it helps in reducing itching, blisters and reduces dandruff.
12. It helps in reducing the stretch marks when applied on the stomach during pregnancy stage.
13. It acts as a cleaning agent for many types of skin.
14. When applied to scalp it helps in removal of lice easily and gives relief.
15. Keeps the dry nostrils moist when it is applied and removes comfortless
16. Softens the elbows and knees from dryness.
17. Gives relief from insect bites, reduces pain or burning and is used for treating diseases like psoriasis and eczema.
18. Helps in reducing the dark circles around the eyes.
If you are allergic to coconut oil or have any other disease, consult your doctor before using it.
Most of these are given from experiences.