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How To Make Coconut Oil At Home And Benefits Of Coconut Oil by csteve: 7:35pm On Jun 03, 2018
Coconut oil is a very health oil made out from coconut meat, many people don’t realize the the importance of this super healthy oil that research has proved to be one of the healthiest foods on earth.

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According to research, what makes coconut oil is because it contains medium-chain fatty acids which are healthy fats, these special fats are: Caprylic acid, Lauric acid and Capric acid.

Unlike long chain fatty acids, the amazing benefits of these short chain fatty acids include:

Easy Digestion
Not easily stored as fat
Easy to process by the liver
Quick release of energy
Antifungal in nature
Has antimicrobial properties

Health and Domestic uses of coconut oil.

Coconut oil has many uses from health to use in our everyday domestic activities, here are some of the benefits of coconut oil.

Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil:

Prevents Heart Disease
Used for Alzheimer’s Disease treatment
Helps against kidney infection
Protects the liver
Reduces inflammation and Arthritis when applied to affected area.
Helps in cancer prevention and treatment
Helps to boost immune due to its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Hormone balance
Works as anti-aging oil.
It provide protection against candida and yeast.
Coconut oil improves hair health, it makes the hair strong and healthy.

One spoon of coconut oil per day, keeps the doctor away!

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It helps in weight loss as it burns fat.
Coconut oil is good for diabetes II patients.
Ensures stronger bones.
Prevents tooth decay.
Improves burns and prevents eczema.
Improves Energy
Helps in Digestion
Improves brain health and reduces memory loss.

Aside the health benefits of coconut, there are many other numerous uses of coconut which includes the following.

Domestic Uses Of Coconut Oil.

For Better cooking and frying.
Used for baking.
Gives Quick Energy when taken.
Coconut oil is a natural skin moisturizer.
Reduction of wrinkles; the anti-aging properties of coconut oil, helps in reduction of early aging.
Natural makeup remover: Coconut oil makes it easy for eye makeup to be removed.
Preparation of homemade toothpaste.
Making of lip balm at home.
Used naturally is lip gloss during hamattan season.
Coconut oil can used to remove stretch marks.
Used as a natural mouth wash.
Can be used with baking soda to prepare deodorant at home.
Combined with honey, coconut oil makes a perfect face wash
It used to prepare shaving cream
Serves as sunscreen
When mixed with peppermint, coconut oil can serve as insect repellent.
Coconut oil contains lauric acid which helps in treating cold sore.
Used in making of soap at home.
Making of shampoo and detergents.
Used to detangle hairs and also serves as a natural hair conditioner.
Used as polish for furniture
Coconut oil, when applied to jewelries reduces rust.
Fights of acne.
Prevention against candida.
Used shoe polish as it helps to prevent dust.

Types of coconut oil available.

There are basically two types of coconut oil available, they are the organic virgin coconut oil and the refined coconut oil. The refined coconut oil, are made industrially and sometimes are hydrogenated, thus I do not recommend this for you.

The Virgin coconut oil is made out of natural process and fully contain all the healthy nutrients of coconut oil.

How to make coconut oil at home.

To make coconut oil at home and start enjoying its benefits, you will need the following items:

Mature coconut fruit
A knife
A stainless pot
Warm water

Now that you have the items above follow this steps to make coconut oil at home.

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Break the coconut shell using a hard object such as hammer.
Use knife to extract the coconut meat from its shells.
Chop the coconut meat into pieces using the knife.
Now wash and rinse the chops, then put the chops into the blender, add warm water as appropriate and blend till the mixture completely gets grind.
Sieve out the coconut milk, use hand to press out more milk from the fiber.
Blend the fiber again to completely extract its coconut milk.
Leave the coconut milk extracted for complete 24hours, after 24hours the water will settle under, leaving a thick mixture of oil and milk floating.
Use a spoon to scoop the thick mixture floating on top into the stainless pot, avoid much water coming along the scoop.
Then, heat the scoop in a medium heat till the water dries out leaving the oil and a brownish chaff under.
Bring the pot down and sieve out the oil into a container.
Store in a cool dry place.

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Re: How To Make Coconut Oil At Home And Benefits Of Coconut Oil by Angelparadise: 8:04pm On Jun 03, 2018
Thanks a lot ,very interesting
Re: How To Make Coconut Oil At Home And Benefits Of Coconut Oil by ThatKING(m): 8:13pm On Jun 03, 2018
Will try this out next weekend...

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