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Coconut oil is considered the best oil in the entire world! It has been used since ancient times for healing, health and medicinal purposes. Here are some every day uses for coconut oil that you can utilize around your house and with your family:

1. Cooking

-Substitute your cooking oil with coconut oil
-Add a tablespoon to smoothies, tea or coffee
-Substitute for butter

2. Body Care

-Use as a shaving lotion or aftershave
-Makeup remover
-Skin moisturizer
-Tanning oil
-For sunburn
-Lip balm
-Deep conditioning treatment for your hair (saturate hair with coconut oil and let it sit for 20 minutes, then wash out in the shower)
-Rub a little bit on your hands and run through your hair to help defrizz and split ends
-Rub onto cuticles to support normal nail growth

3. Health Care

-Mix with apple cider vinegar to remove lice
-Use as an ointment for wounds
-Soothe itching from bug bites, chicken pox and poison ivy
-Rub onto joints and muscles to help alleviate minor aches and pains
-To support ear health
-For cold sores

I personally use and recommend Nutiva Certified Organic Coconut Oil. It lasts forever and has so many uses!

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