Using your exact same reasoning, I tried palm kernel oil. It was a disaster. I still have 5 lbs of the stuff, it's rock solid. I hear it's good for making soaps and lotions.

ETA - I've occasionally used castor oil as an overnight pre-treatment, which works somewhat like Ojon.
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