Coconut Oil

20130212-093220.jpgThe benefits are truly amazing.

Coconut Oil can replace many of your beauty products:

– Moisturizer
– Face wash
– Makeup remover
– Body lotion
– Deodorant
– Eczema fighter
– Hair treatment
– Massage oil

What’s MORE amazing?

– it absorbs quickly
– doesn’t feel oily when applied
– leaves your skin feeling soft and silky
– has antibacterial/antimicrobial properties
– has been found to have anti-aging and regenerative effects

And what’s MOST amazing?

– it improves your health when consumed

“- High lauric acid content can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure.  It doesn’t increase LDL and helps keep arteries flexible and prevent atherosclerosis.
– Studies show that coconut oil may help increase thyroid health because of its unique combination of nourishing properties and the fact that it travels directly to the liver without the need for hormones or enzymes in digestion
– Can help boost metabolism. Since it travels directly to the liver, it is used for energy and not stored as fat. It also helps a feeling of satiety and can assist in weight loss.
– Can increase bone strength by allowing better absorption of calcium, vitamin D and other minerals.
– It’s antifungal properties have been shown to help reduce candida and yeast in the body and fight yeast infections.
– Can help fight infection and flu due to its antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial properties.”

Additional info:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-mercola/coconut-oil-benefits_b_821453.html
http://www.naturalnews.com/036156_Coconut_oil_superfood_healing.html
http://wellnessmama.com/2072/benefits-of-coconut-oil/

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