Home Health & Wellness 5 Household Uses For Coconut Oil

5 Household Uses For Coconut Oil


Coconut oil is an amazing substance that can be used in many different ways. This article will show you some handy household uses for coconut oil. Please enjoy the video or read below for more info.

De-stick chewing gum

Chewing gum in hair

Chewing gum stuck in hair or in the carpet can be a very tough to remove. Put a dollop of coconut oil on the gum and around the affected area. Then let it sit for about 30 minutes. The oil breaks down the gum, and it will be a lot easier to remove.

Remove rust

remove rust

If you have a some rust spots on your pan and you don’t have time to re-season it, rub the area with a little coconut oil then wipe it clean with a paper towel. The rust will come right off.

Polish Furniture

polish wooden furniture

Mix 1 tablespoon of warm coconut oil with half a teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix well and buff onto the surface of your wood furniture. It works amazing, but if you’re worried, try it out in an inconspicuous spot first.

Remove Crayon

remove crayon

If your child decides to decorate the walls with crayon, dab a little coconut oil on a cotton ball or a cotton swab and use it to wipe down the area. The oil breaks up the wax and removes the marks from the wall, no problem.

Remove Ink, too

ink and pen

 Coconut oil also removes ink off of various surfaces, like vinyl, plastic and walls.
These simple yet effective tricks add to the many things you can do with coconut oil. If you haven’t done it yet start adding coconut oil to your shopping list today. You won’t regret it.


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