Coconut Oil is a great all in one healthy oil! Its an anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and improves nutrient absorption as well! It can be used for cooking, as a lip balm, moisturizer, shaving cream, deep treatment conditioner, makeup remover,body scrub (mixed with sugar makes a great exfolliant),bug bites, athletes foot and canker sores. Its also been proven to boost metabolism and aid in digestion. It is also said to aid the memory with Alzheimer patients.
Once a week for 20 minutes, sit in a hot bath that contains a handful of Epsom salts, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and a half cup of baking soda. This combo draws out toxins, lowers stress-related hormones, and balances your pH levels. ~ Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D.