Coconut Oil is an excellent source of MCT's (Medium-Chain Triglycerides). These types of healthy fats help speed up metabolism and are easily digested and converted into energy. In fact, MCT's are unique from other fats because instead of storing them your liver converts them quickly into energy. One study in the [more]
There are many advantages to cooking with Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil has many health benefits and can be used as a healthy butter, margarine, or other vegetable oil substitute in nearly all recipes that call for oil. It naturally has a long shelf life (approximately two years) and maintains its [more]
// // Morning Sickness Coconut Oil provides fantastic relief for morning sickness. It aids morning sickness by calming and soothing the entire digestive system. Coconut Oil neutralizes acidic stomach acid that can cause morning sickness, heartburn, and general digestive discomfort. It's often prescribed as a remedy for diseases associated with vomiting [more]
Constipation may be caused by a number of factors like poor diet, medications, lifestyle habits, disease or illness, pregnancy, and aging. There are many over the counter medications to combat constipation but many contain harsh laxatives that may cause added stress to the body. Coconut Oil is fibrous and works [more]
If you have access to fresh and meaty coconuts at an affordable price, making your own coconut oil can be very cost effective By making your own coconut oil you can also ensure that your oil is processed under minimal conditions and boasts the highest nutritional benefit. Step 1 – Split [more]
For diabetics coconut oil may be a miracle food. Coconut Oil shares the ability with carbohydrates to provide quick energy, while also helping to control cravings for sweets, sugar, and unhealthy foods. The difference in Coconut oil from other simple carbohydrates is that it does not cause an insulin spike [more]
Ear mites are fairly common in pets and are a general annoyance for both pets and pet owners. The most noticeable sign of an ear mite infestation is scratching around the ears. The ears may also become red, inflamed, and there may also be a dark waxy material that resembles coffee grounds inside your pets ears. Ear mites should be treated as quickly as possible so they don’t migrate outside the ear, or lay eggs and repeat the cycle. Fortunately ear mites can be treated naturally. If you wish to treat ear mites naturally below is a natural coconut oil ear mite remedy suitable for pets.
3tsp extra virgin coconut oil (where to find coconut oil?)
1- 500 IU capsule vitamin E
In a small bowl break open vitamin E capsule and mix with coconut oil. Stir together well. Heat on stove or oven just enough to melt coconut oil. DO NOT MICROWAVE. Drop into ears and massage. Repeat once daily for three days, stop for two, and then repeat an additional three more days. If there is no improvement see your vet.