How to make cold pressed coconut oil at home

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Homemade coconut oil is pure, unadulterated liquid gold. In my video, I show you how to lớn make cold pressed, extra virgin oil. I use this for beauty, cooking & several of my DIY’s.

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I love coconut oil, especially homemade coconut oil. For me, it’s simply magical. I’m constantly piping in with “coconut oil is great for that!” On a daily basis, I use it for removing makeup, as a leave in conditioner & to oil pull. Greater still is the fact that as a domestic engineer haha I find so many uses for coconut oil that it’s probably easier for me khổng lồ compile an inapplicable list. When J’s had a long day, it works wonders as a mát xa oil, especially when spiked with a few drops of frankincense and/or oải hương essential oils. As a baker, I can appreciate it for the fact that it mimics butter so well that I can use it for my cookies, scones, cakes, etc. As a cook, it’s just as impressive as its high smoke point lends itself well to stir fry dishes too. Although once demonized, recent studies have shown that coconut oil is mainly comprised of medium chain fatty acids making it a healthier và more versatile choice due khổng lồ its long lasting, heat stable qualities that are also unlikely khổng lồ degrade into trans fats when cooked.

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A quick peek into my video history will also echo my love for coconut oil. I’ve created fun DIY’s for everyday items lượt thích lip balm and body toàn thân butter or candles và soaps. The best part of these recipes are that they only require 2 or 3 ingredients và one of them, you guessed it, is good ole wholesome coconut oil.

Here are some other amazing things coconut oil can do:


Emulsified into tea or coffee for a boost of energy. It’s also high in lauric acid và MCFA nội dung to help boost metabolismUsed as a yummy tropical toàn thân scrub I like it with raw sugar/honey, & limeUsed as an spf 4-6 sunscreen, reinforced to a greater spf when combined with zinc oxide & raspberry oilCan soothe sunburns I love this one even more since we moved to lớn the beach, regular burns, scars và stretch marks because hey! I have those tooCan season cast iron skilletsCreates a better chocolate “magic shell”Used as a shaving butterTurned into a simple toothpaste of coconut oil and baking soda that freshens your breath và whitens your teeth I use this occasionally & oil pull regularly & it’s done a fabulous job of whitening my teethPat on hair to not only condition it and tame frizz it but some also swear by it for making their hair grow. I’ve been using it on my lashes và can see a difference. In any event, it makes a wonderful oil for scalp massages.Used as a cutting board polish. Coconut oil deeply penetrates the wood to lớn prevent brittleness. Is said lớn also be a good leather polish

There are so many more uses but these are ones I’ve personally tried and tested. Cold processed virgin coconut oil has been a jack of all trades & a solid all purpose life saver in our household. I hope you’ll give a few of these a try and enjoy my recipe for homemade coconut oil. This is a cold pressed method that better maintains the integrity of the fruit & retains more of the vitamins and antioxidants.