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100% NATURAL COCONUT OIL: step by step to make at home?

Coconut oil brings several benefits, such as improving immunity, controlling cholesterol and helping to lose weight. In addition, it is also great for moisturizing the skin and hair. Amazing, isn’t it? So, to enjoy all these advantages, follow our tips and learn how to make coconut oil!

How to make coconut oil step by step


  • 2 coconuts
  • 1 liter and a half of water

Step by step

  1. Grate the coconut;
  2. Add water and mix with your hands;
  3. After mixing well, strain and refrigerate in a plastic container for 24 hours;
  4. After 24 hours, separate the liquid part and heat only the hardened part of the mixture until the oil appears;
  5. Then filter the oil, store it in a jar with a lid and store it in the fridge.

You can use this oil to moisturize your hair, skin, use it in recipes and even as a homemade makeup remover.

Other ways to make coconut oil

Now that you know the basic process to make oil, we separate other preparation tips. Choose the one that is easiest for you and test it now!

1. Cold Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Learn how to make this oil by extracting the coconut pulp in cold. Waiting time is 48 hours for the oil to separate from the coconut water. In addition, at the end of this period, the extraction of the oil takes around an hour.

2. Coconut oil over medium heat

Here, the differential of the recipe is that you don’t have to wait many hours for the oil to be ready. With the help of the blender and cooking the coconut over medium heat until the correct point, you get the desired result. It’s easy, practical and fast.

3. Cold Coconut Oil Quickly

This is another option for cold making extra virgin oil so it doesn’t lose its benefits. The coolest thing here is that the waiting time in the fridge is shorter: just three hours. After the desired result, the tip is to keep it in the fridge so it doesn’t go sour.

4. Coconut oil to sell

In this video, you can check out a super tip to remove the coconut shell without suffering: just put it on the fire for five minutes. That’s because, for this recipe, you will use the coconut in pieces and without the shell. The result is so beautiful that you can even make it to sell!

See how easy it is to make at home? Not to mention the savings, because the expenses with the recipe are much smaller than buying the product at the supermarket. Now, if you liked this tip, learn more about the different uses of coconut oil!

Thais Regina

My love for words is so great that being a copywriter has become my profession. 25 years old, lover of cats, books, winter and chamomile tea. I like to talk about life, the universe and everything.

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