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Coconut Oil Makes Good Paleo Lube (and I got a coconut oil coupon for you)

What do YOU use virgin coconut oil for? Our previously disdained saturated fat-filled coconut oil is now pretty much accepted by even the most skeptical as a healthy oil. I’ve written here about why coconut is actually very beneficial for you to eat. But it’s not just good for cooking.

The Many Uses of Coconut Oil

You can put it on your skin, your hair, your nails, eczema, psoriasis, you name it. It can be used as a massage oil, too, of course. It’s soothing and anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral. WellnessMama.com even wrote a post called “7 Great Uses for Coconut Oil” that you should check out. (TMI ALERT) Honestly, before Paleo I used to get vaginal yeast infections all the time, and coconut oil was the only thing that would make my life livable when I had them. It’s incredibly soothing and healing. Plus, like I said, it’s a fantastic lubricant for your sex life!

Edible Haven Coconut Oil

Now, if you haven’t hastily abandoned your computer to go try it out yourself, I want to let you know that I stumbled upon a new coconut oil company called Edible Haven at www.ediblehaven.com, and as always, I’ve finagled a discount for you guys. Woot woot!

Get 10% off anything in their store using the promo code Ne3lyPaleoPlan.

By the way, they sell coconut oil as well as coconut sugar (with coconut flour on the way) for your baking pleasure.

I’ve tried lots of brands of coconut oil, and this organic virgin coconut oil does not disappoint. It’s not overly “coconutty” if that’s what keeps you from coconut oil, and it imparts that amazing fluffy quality to scrambled eggs. Love that.

Coconut oil Edible Haven

This company has a good heart, and cares a great deal about the health benefits of coconut oil. Go check ‘em out and get 10% off with the code Ne3lyPaleoPlan if you decide to buy something!

By the way, we do receive a small commission on this product if you buy something with that code, so you’ll not only be supporting Edible Haven, but Paleo Plan as well :)

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. Phyllis Perry

    It is pretty much the only skin moisturizing oil I use, and of course it is my go-to cooking oil.

    If I want a thick balm, I mix in melted shea butter, and sometimes I add essential oils for fragrance, but most often it just goes on straight — body, face hair.

  2. OK, you put it out there so it is fair game. How exactly do you use coconut oil for yeast infections? Is it preventive or as treatment after flair up?

    • Neely Quinn

      bubba29 – No problem :) I’d put it on topically when I’d have a flare-up. It helps kill the yeast, heal the tissue, and it takes away the pain/itching almost immediately. I haven’t found anything else that works like that. The other thing you can do with a yeast infection is douche with potassium iodide in water – works like a charm.

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