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21 Reasons to Use Coconut Oil

coconut-oilYou have probably heard all the benefits of using coconut oil for yourself, but did you know that it is good for your pet too!

Eat it!

  1. If your pet is on antibiotics, taking it can help protect their liver.
  2. Reduces hairballs
  3. Reduces risk of cancer
  4. Helps digestion
  5. Energy boosting
  6. Boosts metabolism
  7. Gives your pet a shiny coat
  8. Coconut oil with a drop of oregano oil improves gum health
  9. Can help improve insulin levels if your pet is diabetic
  10. Supports a healthy thyroid
  11. Increases absorption of calcium and magnesium
  12. Can help with allergy symptoms
  13. Speeds weight loss

Touch it!

  1. Good moisturizer for paws, nose and ears
  2. Use as a sunblock
  3. Kills yeast topically
  4. Helps skin heal faster
  5. Soothes psoriasis or eczema
  6. Naturally antibacterial
  7. Stimulates hair growth
  8. Speeds healing of fungal infections