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Coconut Oil Benefits and Uses

essential-oilsAvoid applying coconut oil directly to the skin in sensitive areas like the face. It can cause irritation and allergic reactions.

Shelf Life

Up to l year if stored in a cool, dark place.

Aroma

Smells like coconuts. Cold-pressed coconut oil has almost no smell at all. Extra virgin coconut oil has a strong coconut scent.

Viscosity

Coconut oil is a solid at room temperature. When you gently warm it up, it becomes liquid. Bringing the temperature of the oil slightly above 76° F will do the trick. You can do this by placing the container in a bowl of warm water. Coconut oil melts into your skin and leaves no residue.

Benefits

Coconut oil has the following benefits:

– Calming.

– Hair care.

– May improve insulin use.

– May lower cholesterol.

– Moisturizes skin.

– Protects skin from the elements.

– Repairs damaged tissue.

– Strengthens immune system.

– Stress relief.

Uses

Aromatherapy, topical application, product creation. It can be consumed if labeled as edible.