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

Cooking and Eating

  1. Cooking At High Heat

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

  1. Sauté Fresh Fish

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

  1. Eating By The Spoonful

Try a teaspoon in your coffee for an energy boost in the morning. 

  1. 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

  1. Fried Eggs

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

  1. 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, motorhome or bach. To keep solid on hot days store in the chilly bin with ice or fridge, it will melt on contact with skin.

  1. Warm Summer Vege Salad

Cut a variety of vegetables into quarters or long strips, brush with Blue Coconut Oil, add Rosemary and a generous grind of pepper & salt, bake for 15-20 minutes at 165C, remove and 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.

  1. Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Preheat your oven to 200C. Thinly slice sweet potatoes to about 3-5mm 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!)

  1. Use Coconut Oil For Baking

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

  1. Grilled Cheese With Coconut Oil

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

  1. 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.

  1. Homemade Granola

Check out this delicious recipe for coconut granola

  1. A Spoonful In Tea

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

  1. Salad Dressings

A simple recipe for a salad dressing can be found here

Skin Care

  1. Cheekbone Highlighter

Apply a small amount on cheekbones over makeup.

  1. Shaving Lotion

Shave and a moisturiser at the same time.

  1. Facial Scrub

Combine Blue Coconut Oil with Himalayan salt and apply to your face. Washing off is optional.

  1. Body Scrub

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

  1. Makeup Remover

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

  1. Homemade Deodorant

You only need a few ingredients added to coconut oil to make this deodorant recipe

  1. Homemade Lip Balm Or Lip Gloss

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

  1. Diaper Rash Cream

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

  1. Sexual Lubricant

Our Facebook fans swear by this one!

  1. Stretch Mark Preventer During Pregnancy

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

  1. Nipple Cream During Breastfeeding

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

  1. Massage Oil

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

  1. Body Moisturiser

Apply directly after showering.

  1. Fade Age Spots

Rub on hands or other areas daily.

  1. Sunburn Care

A great moisturiser to use after too much sun. 

  1. Facial Moisturiser

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

  1. Mix In Bath Water

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

  1. Tanning Oil

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

  1. Dry Feet Treatment

Mix with salt to form a foot scrub.

  1. Elbow Rub

Helps manage the dry skin on your elbows.

Hair Care

  1. 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.

  1. Hair Flyaway Tamer

Use very sparingly on ends or areas with flyaways.

  1. Defrizzer Of Split Ends

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

  1. 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

  1. Homemade Toothpaste

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

  1. Aromatherapy

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

  1. Wound Care

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

  1. Metabolism Booster

Two tablespoons per day may rev up your metabolism.

  1. Thyroid Supporter

Regular Blue Coconut Oil consumption may support healthy thyroid function.

  1. Energiser

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

  1. Oil Pulling

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

Using Blue Coconut Oil Around The House

  1. Season A Cast Iron Pan

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

  1. 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 Animals

  1. 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

  1. 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.

  1. Apply It To Your Pet's Ears

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