It’s no secret that coconut oil can do some amazing things, from speeding up the healing process on a surface wound to developing better brain function. But the question is, do you trust and value it’s wonders?
Here are impressive health benefits of coconut oil that have been experimentally confirmed in human studies.
Coconut Oil can kill your hunger, thereby making you eat less
One interesting feature of coconut oil is that it can reduce your hunger.The fatty acids in coconut oil can significantly reduce appetite, which may positively affect body weight over the long term. So are you worried that you’re eating too much? Using coconut oil could do that trick.
Coconut oil can help heal wounds
Believe it or not, this is true. dermatologist Doris Day said it’s the coconut oil’s antibacterial properties that help cuts and scrapes heal faster.
You can use coconut oil as makeup remover
Yes, experiments have proven that coconut oil can even help remove stubborn eye makeup — but most oils can do this,Just be careful not to get it in your eyes.
You can use coconut oil as natural deodorant
Sure, if you don’t mind smelling like coconut! “It kills off bacteria and yeast, and that’s what causes odor,” Day said.
But dermatologist Doris Day points out that while coconut oil might be OK as a deodorant, it definitely doesn’t work as an antiperspirant.
Swirling coconut oil in your mouth will whiten your teeth.
Dentist Zack Zaibak of Chicago confirms this is true, adding that swirling coconut oil in your mouth for about fifteen minutes—known as oil-pulling—can also remove bacteria and help improve conditions like gingivitis.
“It’s a good addition to dentistry,” he said. “There’s not much testing on this, but I haven’t seen any negativity, from a dentist’s perspective.”
These and many more although not listed are benefits we can derive from using this natural oil.