BENEFITS & USES
Hair Mask/Intensive Hair Conditioner: Massage a teaspoon of coconut oil into the scalp and work through hair down to its ends. Add oil as needed. Leave in for 2 hours or overnight – the longer you leave it in, the better. Cocovít recommends this 1-2 times a week.
Frizz-Fighter/Heat Styler: After washing hair, apply a pea sized amount of oil throughout; avoiding the roots. Blow dry/style as usual.
Finishing Styler: For additional smoothness and shine, apply a pea size amount of oil on the ends of hair after styling, avoiding the roots. (A little goes a long way)
Hair Loss: Apply half teaspoon of coconut oil two times a day to affected area of hair loss. Cocovít Coconut Oil supports cell regeneration.
Pre-Shampoo Treatment for Hair: Apply a teaspoon of coconut oil into the scalp and hair, before shampooing. Cocovít recommends leaving it in for at least 30 minutes. This is especially useful for those with coarse or frizzy hair.
Dandruff Reducer: Cocovít Coconut Oil soaks into the scalp moisturizing dry skin and relieves symptoms of dandruff. It also helps to control oil secretion from the scalp, which is another leading cause of dandruff. Use 2-3 times a week as an intensive hair conditioner to help reduce dandruff.
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Face Moisturizer: Smooth 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil onto your face and neck. The vitamin E in this moisture-rich oil will help heal the skin and fight against free radicals that cause skin and cell damage. It’s also non-allergenic. Use daily.
*Coconut Oil in general is not the best for acne-prone skin
Body Moisturizer: Apply coconut oil onto your body right out of the shower, especially to dry areas such as elbows and feet. The medium-chain fatty acids (MCTs) in the oil have anti-oxidative properties that are beneficial for aging skin and help protect against drying & scaling. Use daily.
Makeup & Eye Makeup Remover: Dip a cotton ball into coconut oil to remove make-up, (even waterproof mascara) without irritating or drying out the skin.
Night Cream: The fatty acids help reinforce the skin’s natural lipid barrier. This process helps lock moisture in the skin, promoting hydration.
Oily Skin Fix: Prone to oily skin or an oily T-zone? Use a pea sized amount underneath makeup or alone to reduce the appearance of oil.
Age Spots: Apply the coconut oil directly to age spots (also known as liver spots); it will help it fade.
Eye Cream: Apply coconut oil under the eyes and on lids to reduce puffiness, bags and wrinkles. Use morning and night.
Dry, Chapped Lips: Keep lips moist and supple by applying a layer of coconut oil on them every day. Not only does this act as a softening agent but it also has a natural dose of SPF so you get a bit of protection too!
Shaving “Cream” & Aftershave: Use it in the shower as a replacement for shaving cream/gel, or apply it before shaving, as a pre-shave preparation. Men can use this on their face, and for ladies it is amazingly soothing on legs and the bikini area.
Reduce Eye Circles & Bags: Apply coconut oil around the eyes every night before bed to invigorate the delicate skin in this area and wake up to a more youthful appearance.
Prevent & Reduce Stretch Marks: Use it on pregnant belly to prevent stretch marks. Rub it on existing stretch marks to help reduce their appearance. The fats in Cocovít Coconut Oil are similar to those naturally found in your skin.
Elbow & Heel Moisturizer: Slather rough elbows and heels with a layer of coconut oil. After five minutes, use a body brush to exfoliate the softened skin.
Tattoo Healing and Moisturizer: Using Cocovit Coconut Oil on tattoos will help keep the pigment from fading, will hasten the healing process and decrease the chance of infection.
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Cradle Cap: Having issues with dry skin on your newborn’s scalp? After spending nine months in the liquid environment of Mom’s womb the outside world can be dry and unforgiving. Cocovít Coconut Oil will not only nourish the baby’s skin, it also helps eliminate cradle cap. Massage a teaspoon onto the baby’s head, leave on for a few minutes and gently rinse with a warm wash cloth.
Eczema: Cocovít Coconut Oil is perfect for treating skin conditions like eczema because of it’s deep moisturizing abilities. Rub it on the baby or child’s skin to soothe it.
Decongestant: Rub coconut oil on baby’s chest and under the nose when congested from a cold or allergies.
Ear Infection: Place a few drops inside the baby’s ear twice daily for relief from pain. Also, the antibacterial properties fight the infection itself.
Removing Meconium: During those first few newborn diaper changes, Cocovít Coconut Oil will help remove the sticky meconium from baby’s bottom.
Bug Bites: Rub coconut oil on bug bites for faster healing and relief.
Candida: Cocovít Coconut Oil, taken both internally and topically, can help treat the yeast that causes both thrush and candida. A little oil dabbed inside the baby’s mouth, as well as mom eating it and applying it to her nipples before breastfeeding can be extremely effective.
Baby Lotion: Use Cocovit Coconut Oil as the perfect natural moisturizer.
Baby Massage Oil: We’ve all heard about the benefits of baby massage. Massaging can relax baby in time for bed. Some baby massage oils are actually made from petroleum – not something most mom’s would knowingly want to use for their newborn’s skin.
Breastfeeding: For breastfeeding moms, consuming 2-3 tablespoons of Cocovít coconut oil daily will enrich the milk supply.
Nipple Cream: Cocovít is great to nourish cracked, sore or dry nipples. Apply to a cotton ball and leave on your nipples between feedings.
Boost Immune Function: Cocovít Coconut Oil contains lauric acid, which is a powerful anti-microbial fatty acid that protects the immune system of the fetus and newborn. Expectant mothers can ingest a couple spoonfuls a day to boost their immune function.
Stretch Marks: Rub Cocovít Coconut Oil onto the skin to prevent stretch marks & itchy skin associated with a growing baby belly.
Heartburn & Acid Reflux: Try a spoonful of CocovítCoconut Oil to help with heartburn, acid reflux or indigestion.
Morning Sickness: Cocovít Coconut Oil help to balance blood sugar and keeping morning sickness at bay.
Hair Conditioner: Cocovít Coconut Oil makes a great hair conditioner that can tame that weird dry/falling out stage the hair goes through after pregnancy.
Energy Booster: Need a pick me up after the hard work of taking care of baby? Try a spoonful of Cocovit Coconut Oil for a boost of natural energy.
Eliminate Headaches: Try a spoon of Cocovit Coconut Oil to reduce or eliminate headaches and migraines.
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Bones and Teeth: Eating a tablespoon of coconut oil a day can aid in absorption of calcium and magnesium leading to better development of bones and teeth.
Bruises: Apply Cocovít Coconut Oil directly on bruises to enhance the healing process by reducing swelling and redness.
Bug Bites: When applied directly to a bug bite, Cocovít Coconut Oil can help stop the itching and burning sensation as well as quicken the healing process.
Bug Repellant: Combine coconut oil with a few drops of peppermint oil and apply to skin.
Burn Ointment: Cocovít Coconut Oil has anti-inflammatory properties and soothes irritated skin. Apply to the burn site immediately and continue applying daily until healed. Will help reduce the chances of permanent scarring and helps promote healing.
Cold Sores: Cocovít Coconut Oil can be applied topically to help remove cold sores.
Diabetes: Cocovít Coconut Oil does not produce an insulin spike in your bloodstream. Instead it helps control blood sugar by improving the secretions of insulin. (Note: This is not a free pass to eat excess amounts of of sugar and carbs. Diabetics should consult doctors prior to using Cocovít Coconut Oil for diabetes.)
Digestion: Cocovít can help with digestion due to the MCT molecules which are so small they are easily digested with less strain on the pancreas and digestive system. The fat in the oil also aids in absorption of vitamins, mineral and amino acids.
Energy Booster: Cocovít Coconut Oil boosts energy and endurance, making it a great supplement for athletes as well as those needed a quick pick me up.
Healing: When applied on scrapes and cuts, Cocovít forms a thin layer which protects the wound from outside dust, bacteria and virus. Cocovít Coconut Oil also speeds up the healing process of bruises by repairing damaged tissues. And of course it smells a lot better than anything from the pharmacy.
Heart Health: The saturated fat in coconut oil does NOT have a negative effective on cholesterol and prevents heart attack and stroke.
Herpes Treatment: Reduces viral loads in test subjects, use internally and externally.
Immunity: Cocovít Coconut Oil’s unique, saturated fats contain antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic properties boosting immunity.
Infections: Lauric acid (found only in breast milk and coconut oil) treats all types of infections, often better than medications & vaccines.
Keratosis Pilaris: Apply 1/2 teaspoon of Cocovít Coconut Oil after your shower while your skin is still damp, and over a couple of weeks it will drastically help reduce the appearance of those little red bumps known as KP or “chicken skin”.
Kidney Stones: Cocovit Coconut Oil can help dissolve kidney stones. Eat a tablespoon of oil daily.
Lowers Cholesterol: Cocovít Coconut Oil is rich in lauric acid which protects the heart by reducing total cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol.
Lubricant: It is an all-natural, perfectly safe personal lubricant. *NOT compatible with latex
Nourishing for the Brain: Studies show that coconut oil improves cognitive function, and stalls or even reverses neurodegenerative diseases in their early stages.
Oil Pulling: It is an age old method of oral cleaning and is one of the most powerful, effective methods of detoxification and healing in natural medicine. The process ‘pulls’ bad bacteria, fungus and their toxins out from nooks and crannies leaving the teeth whiter and the gums and jaws healthier and less sensitive.
Scrapes and Cuts Ointment: Cocovít is naturally antibacterial and can be used topically to kill bacteria and heal the skin. Use daily until the skin is healed.
Stress Relief: The soothing aroma of coconut oil can be applied to the head and gently massaged to remove stress and mental fatigue. Apply to forehead as needed.
Sunburn Relief: Cocovít Coconut Oil immediately reduces the redness of a sunburn and also prevents peeling. Apply two times a day until burn is healed.
Weight Loss: Even though it is a fat, coconut oil actually helps with weight loss! The healthy medium chain fatty acids do not circulate in the bloodstream like other fats; they are sent directly to the liver and are converted into energy. Thus the body does not store the fat in the oil as fat, it uses it to produce energy instead. It also helps prevent carb cravings while speeding up metabolism. Try eating 2 tablespoons of oil, daily.