3. Treating Cold Sores
Goodbye cold sore cream, hello coconut oil. Thanks to a trio of fatty acids (capric, caprylic and lauric acid) coconut oil is laden with a host of disinfectant and antimicrobial properties. If you’re prone to these nasty ailments simply dab a little of this amazing oil on to ease discomfort, fast-track healing and minimise the risk of scarring.