One thing is certain, coconut oil is on the rise these days and… it was about time! This exotic oil can contribute in so many ways to our well-being, especially when it has been obtained by cold pressing! We usually say that this oil is made for the skin and the hair, but we can use it differently. Here are 3 interesting ways to use coconut oil!
The exotic coffee
Warmly called “Bulletproof coffee” in English, this exotic coffee is not only delicious!
Indeed, it is THE hot drink to adopt in the morning if you need all your energy, if you need to concentrate on a project, if you need to control your hunger and if you like delicious drinks. To make this special coffee, you will need:
- 1 cup of coffee obtained from a French press,
- 1 tablespoon of cold pressed coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon of butter.
Mix everything in a blender for 45 seconds and drink the drink right away. Coconut oil will flavor your coffee and you don’t have to add sugar! You can drink it every day if you only take it in the morning. This drink is particularly effective for those who wish to lose weight. Some people add a pinch of cinnamon powder to give it a little more flavor. Above all, drink this hot coffee to retain all of its properties.
A light mayonnaise
Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to consume coconut oil, you can even use it to make a good mayonnaise.
This is no longer to prove, commercial mayonnaise often contains soybean oil and added sugar. The good news is, it’s easy to make your own mayonnaise with coconut oil or olive oil. If you like good sauces, choose coconut oil and here’s what to prepare:
- 1 whole egg,
- 2 egg whites,
- 1 tablespoon of mustard,
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice,
- 1/2 tablespoon of salt,
- 1 pinch of pepper,
- 1 cup liquid cold pressed coconut oil
Place the eggs, mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a food processor or blender. Mix briefly for a few seconds. With the blender running on low speed, start adding the oil very slowly. Start with drops and continue until the flow is even. It will take a few minutes, you have to be patient. Keep stirring until all the oil is used up and the mixture is thick and creamy.
Healthy teeth whitening
Who said that you absolutely have to go to a professional when you want to have white teeth when you have coconut oil at home?
Before brushing your teeth with your regular toothpaste, prepare a naturally whitening formula with coconut oil and a little baking soda. The antifungal properties of baking soda combine perfectly with the oil to fight buildup and reveal a brighter smile. You’ll need :
- 1 tablespoon of virgin coconut oil
- ½ teaspoon of baking soda
Dip your toothbrush in this special ointment and then brush your teeth with it for 5 minutes before using your favorite toothpaste. Do this once a day for 7 days, you will quickly find out how effective this trick is. Additionally, coconut oil facilitates the removal of dental plaque and improves gum health, which in turn makes the enamel appear whiter. Above all, choose virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil to achieve this trick.