For a thousand years coconut oil has been used as hair oil. Coconut oil contains vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates which are good not only for the hair, but also for the whole body. In this article we will talk about the benefits of coconut oil for your hair.
Benefits of Coconut Oil:
Hair loss: In India coconut oil has been used and still is, for grooming hair.
There are many remedies for preventing hair loss. In coconut oil put sage leaves and boil them. Apply the mixture to the scalp.
A mixture of coconut oil with lime water as well as the mixture of gooseberries and coconut oil is great for treating hair loss. In coconut oil, boil the gooseberries and apply the mixture on the hair.
Hair Damage: Coconut oil contains lauric acid, and has the ability to easily enter inside the hair shaft. It is also rich with proteins, which is very important for damaged hair.
Healthy Hair: Shampoo with coconut oil is perfect for healthy hair, because of anti-aging properties, vitamin E and moisture retention. The natural saturated fats in coconut oil keep the hair shiny and smooth.
Below is a great video on how to take hair care with coconut oil.
Cooling Properties: If you suffer from scalp sweating, coconut oil has a cooling effect also.
Moisture Retention: Coconut oil is very stable, so it has a big moisture retaining capacity. It keeps hair soft and moist and prevents the breakage of the hair.
Hair Conditioning: Warm coconut oil is perfect for soft and shimmering hair. You can apply it at night and leave it. Wash it next morning.
Anti-Dandruff: Coconut oil is rich with fatty acids which are good anti-dandruff agents. A mixture of coconut oil, castor oil and lukewarm water will help you to get rid of dandruff. Massage the hair and the scalp with this mixture.
If you mix sesame oil with coconut oil, you will get another great home remedy for dandruff. Apply the mixture 30 minutes before shampooing the hair.
Hair Care for Dry Hair: Coconut oil is perfect for dry hair. It is full with fatty acids. Mix the coconut oil with lavender essential oil and apply it on scalp through the night. Wash it off next morning. Very soon you will notice the desired results.
Boils: If you suffer from the boils on the scalp, apply the mixture of olive oil and coconut oil.
Split Ends: Mixture of almond oil with coconut oil is perfect for split ends. Massage your hair for a few minutes.
Gray Hair and Balding: Coconut oil also prevents baldness and gray hair. Mix Eclipta Alba leaf juice with coconut oil and massage it on the scalp. Also apply it on the hair.
Coconut oil is available in most markets. You can use it for any hair condition and get the best benefits of a beautiful and healthy hair.