Coconut oil is incredibly popular — and for good reason.  It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste, and is widely available. It's also an extremely versatile oil with a number of uses you may not be aware of.

 

1. Coconut oil promotes the scalp health fighting against such problems as insect bites, lice and dandruff. Coconut oil moisturizes dry hair. Coconut oil adds luster, shine and softness to the hair. Coconut oil prevents hair breakage and split ends, contributing to hair length.

 

2. When applied to your skin, coconut oil may protect it from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays, which raise your risk of skin cancer and cause wrinkling and brown spots.

 

3. Coconut oil makes a wonderful moisturizer for your legs, arms, and elbows.You can use it on your face as well — though this isn't recommended for those with very oily skin.It can also help repair cracked heels. Simply app