Coconut oil is a real gift of nature , it is super food for improving your health on the inside as well as on the outside. Coconut oil is used in beauty products such as hair care products, face and body creams, and sunscreens. Owing to its amazing properties to stimulate natural hair growth and to provide hair with silkiness and natural color, countries like India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Burma use coconut oil (or coconut milk) in natural hair products.
IT PREVENTS HAIR LOSS
Hair loss normally attributes to inflammatory skin conditions, fungal infections or nutritional deficiencies . It provides an abundance of healthy fats, which work on multiple levels – they nourish the hair shaft and scalp, fight off skin infections and reduce inflammation.
Treatment – Make mixture of 3 tbsps. coconut oil and 2 tbsps. sage oil blend them well , than apply all over your head then cover with a shower cap. Do this treatment before going to bed. Wash your hair in the morning.
IT PREVENTS GRAY HAIR
Natural hair color largely depends on pigment cells located at the base of each hair follicle. These cells with age die more which results in hair losing its natural color and turning gray. Coconut oil is beneficial for preventing hair graying because it protects the base of your hair follicles and nourishes the scalp . The treatment against graying hair includes massaging your hair with coconut oil and lemon for at least 15 minutes on a regular daily basis.
IT PREVENTS HAIR DAMAGE
Coconut oil strengthens the shaft and reduces protein loss, which makes it more beneficial for preventing hair damage in comparison to other oils like mineral and sunflower oil.
IT FIGHTS DANDRUFF
Dandruff is shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp, which normally occurs as a result of dry skin. Sensitivity to hair care products, eczema, frequent shampooing, and fungus can also cause dandruff. Coconut oil can successfully fight off fungal infections and deep hydrate dry skin, which makes it highly effective in treating dandruff.
Treatment – Make mixture of coconut and castor oil in equal ratio ,after that apply on your scalp gently massaging . Leave it on for half an hour then rinse off and wash your hair as usual. Repeat the treatment every time you wash your hair until the condition improves.
IT MAKES YOUR HAIR SMOOTH
Excessive dryness of the hair cuticles and shaft results in frizzy hair. Coconut oil is hydrophobic, it retains moisture inside the hair shaft and it repels water inside the hair shaft .
Make smooth and silky hair , apply coconut oil 15 minutes before having a shower. Apply a bit of coconut oil on split ends to brush more easily.
IT KILLS LICE
Most anti-lice products are full of harsh chemicals that irritate, burn the scalp, and causes hair damage. Coconut oil can give much the same effects, it hydrates the skin rather than irritate it. A number of studies suggest that coconut oil can even fight pesticide-resistant lice.
Treatment –Along your hair apply coconut oil . Let it act for several hours then continue applying more oil as it gets absorbed by your hair and skin. To boosts its effects, mix it with a few drops of tea tree oil before use.