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50 Ways To Use

Our Top 50 Ways to use Blue Coconut Oil

Enjoy all the benefits of this surprisingly versatile gift from nature

Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You've heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So how do you use Blue Coconut Oil?

This post lists our top 50 ways to use Blue Coconut Oil and it also has links to a bunch of DIY recipes to help you try the different uses.

Cooking and Eating

  • Cooking at High Heat

    Some oils are unsafe to cook with at high temperatures, Blue Coconut Oil is a great alternative.

  • Sauté Fresh Fish

    Pan fry on the boat, back at the bach, caravan or camp ground. Blue Coconut has a high smoke point so will sauté fresh seafood or meat to per-fection, it is tasteless & odourless (clay filtration) & will carry the flavour of any seasoning or marinade you choose.

  • Eating by the spoonful

    Try a teaspoon in your coffee for an energy boost in the morning. Blue Coconut Oil 20gm sachets are available for those on the go. 

  • Smoothies

    Add one tablespoon into your favourite smoothie recipe and increase your energy with the oil's MCTs. Check out this post for the Top Smoothie Ingredients

  • Fry Eggs

    Lightly coat the bottom of your skillet with Blue Coconut Oil to create a non-stick surface and delicious eggs.

  • Stores well and keeps fresh

    Blue Coconut Oil liquefies at around 23C and keeps fresh at ambient temperatures for up to two years so is perfect for summer use on the boat, camping, caravan or bach. To keep solid on hot days store in the chilly bin with ice or fridge, it will melt on contact with skin.

  • Warm Summer Vege Salad

    Cut a variety of vegetables into quarters or long strips, brush with Blue Coconut Oil, add Rosemary & a generous grind of pepper & salt, bake for 15-20 minutes at 165C, remove & toss the vegetables, then add green vegetables such as beans & broccoli & bake a further 15 minutes, serve warm with tossed green salad & BBQ meat or fish.

  • Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips

    Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Thinly slice sweet potatoes to about 1/8” thick. Place slices on a baking sheet and brush lightly with coconut oil. Bake for about 15 minutes or until chips are lightly brown. Add salt to taste, and serve with salsa or dip. (Or just eat them plain – either way they’re delicious!)

  • Use Coconut Oil for Baking

    Next time you make your favorite brownie recipe, replace the vegetable oil with Blue Coconut Oil. Your friends will be begging you for the recipe.

  • Pan Frying

    Next time you fry up a batch of sweet potato fries or a piece of chicken, use Blue Coconut Oil.

  • Grilled Cheese with Coconut Oil

    No need for butter the next time you are making a grilled cheese sandwich.

  • Great for the BBQ

    Store a 400g container of Blue Coconut Oil in your BBQ cabinet over summer use on the hot plate for frying meat, seafood and vegetable skewers.

  • Homemade Granola

    Check out this delicious recipe for coconut granola

  • A Spoonful in Tea

    Allow some Blue Coconut Oil to melt and mildly flavour your next cup of tea.

  • Salad Dressings

    A simple recipe for a salad dressing can be found here

Skin Care

  • Cheekbone Highlighter

    Apply a small amount on cheekbones over makeup.

  • Shaving Lotion

    Close shave and a moisturizer at the same time.

  • Facial Scrub

    Combine Blue Coconut Oil with Himalayan crystal salt and apply to face each night. Washing it off is optional.

  • Body Scrub

    Combine Blue Coconut Oil and sugar. Check out this DIY Sugar Scrub recipe

  • Makeup Remover

    Healthier, stronger and longer eye lashes are just a bonus!

  • Homemade Deodorant

    You only need a few ingredients in addition to coconut oil to make this simple deodorant recipe

  • Homemade Lip Balm or Lip Gloss

    Apply directly or create a flavored version with this simple lip balm recipe

  • Diaper Rash Cream

    Apply regularly to the baby's bottom to improve skin health. 

  • Sexual Lubricant

     Our Facebook fans swear by this one :)

  • Stretch Mark Preventer During Pregnancy

    This safe, healthy oil can be applied multiple times each day to help moisturize your stretching skin.

  • Nipple Cream During Breastfeeding

    Blue Coconut Oil is a popular choice for nursing mothers because it is a natural safe product. 

  • Massage Oil

    The perfect choice for a massage oil as its not too greasy and great for you skin. 

  • Body Moisturizer

    Apply directly after showering. 

  • Fade Age Spots

    Rub on hands or other areas daily.

  • Sunburn Care

    A great moisturizer to use after you've gotten a bit too much sun. 

  • Facial Moisturizer

    After you wash your face, massage a light layer on your skin.

  • Mix in Bath Water

    Melt about 1/4 cup in the microwave and add it to your bath water and soak.

  • Tanning Oil

    Put in a spray bottle and bring to beach. Spray on to keep skin moisturized.

  • Dry Feet Treatment

    Mix with salt to form a foot scrub.

  • Elbow Rub

    Helps manage the dry skin on your elbows.

    Hair Care

  • Leave-in Overnight Conditioner

    Looking for a deep conditioning hair treatment? Rub a small amount of oil into hair (mostly at ends), comb through and put hair in a loose bun before bed, and wash out in the morning.

  • Hair Flyaway Tamer

    Use very sparingly on ends or areas with flyaways.

  • Defrizzer of Split Ends

    Just put a tiny amount on your hands and run them through the frizzy areas.

  • Static Reducer

    Rub your hands together with a little bit of coconut oil on them and run them through your static-y hair.

    Other Healthy Uses for Coconut Oil

  • Homemade Toothpaste

    Combine equal parts Blue Coconut Oil and baking soda. Sweeten with stevia and flavour with your favourite essential oil.

  • Aromatherapy

    Whether you like coconut or not, the soothing aroma of Blue Coconut Oil is pleasing to us all and can help us wind down after a long, stressful day. Read The Beginner's Guide to Aromatherapy (Unfiltered range available)

  • Wound Care

    Blue Coconut Oil can even be used as a topical protector for wounds... to small scrapes and cuts.

  • Metabolism Booster

    2 tablespoons per day may rev up you metabolism.

  • Thyroid Supporter

    Regular Blue Coconut Oil consumption may support healthy thyroid function.

  • Energizer

    1 teaspoon can give you a burst of energy instead of turning towards a caffeinated energy drink.

  • Oil Pulling

    Swish Blue Coconut Oil around in your mouth for 10 minutes before brushing.

    Using Blue Coconut Oil Around The House

  • Season a Cast Iron Pan

    Here is a nice explanation of how to season a cast iron pan with coconut oil

  • Use it as a lubricant on small motors/electronics

    One Facebook fan uses it to keep his juicer's motor in top working condition.

    Blue Coconut Oil for the Animals

  • Feed it to your Dog or Cat

    Blue Coconut Oil isn't just healthy for humans. Here is some good info on the benefits for dogs and cats

  • Put It On Your Cat's Paw

    Put half a teaspoon on your kitty's paw to keep a shiny coat and cut down on hairballs.

  • Apply it to Your Pet's Ears

    Add a few drops to their ears and massage the area around the ear to soothe itchiness and eliminate ear mites!.