Coconut oil is considered to be the best ingredient for the health and it has the ability to improve the overall health.
It has a lot of benefits for the skin, nails and hair and because of this, a lot of beauty products, sunscreens and body creams contain coconut oil.
To protect the hair and to maintain the natural color, and the length and also to have a silky look, women from the Caribbean, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Burma and India have mixed coconut oil and milk to make a hair treatment.
Because it is the best ingredient for the hair, here is a list of the most significant benefits that coconut oil has:
1.Prevents hair loss
There are many known reasons for hair loss like nutritional deficiencies, fungal infections, and many different inflammatory skin problems.
Coconut oil is abundant in healthy fats that can help you with this problem, because it can help with skin infections, eliminate inflammation and it has a positive effect on the shaft and scalp.
Put 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and 2 tablespoons of sage oil in a pot and put them on low heat in order to mix them. Then take them away from the heat and let them cool and after put the treatment on the scalp before going to bed. Wrap the head and sleep with it until the morning. When you wake up, wash it.
2.Makes the hair smooth
Extreme dryness of the hair shaft and cuticles can cause frizzy hair. The coconut oil keeps the hair shaft moisturized and it also keeps water away like a hydrophobic.
What you should do is put coconut oil 10-15 minutes before you wash your hair. The hair will be silky and smooth. If you want to be able to brush your hair nicely, you can also put coconut oil on the ends of your hair.
There is anothers purpose for coconut oil and that is to help you style your hair, and it slicks down the hair and it tames the flyway hair.
Lice usually appear in children and the products that are available for killing lice contain a lot if chemicals and toxins, which actually do harm to the hair and burn the scalp.
Coconut oil can be a big help with these problems because it is strong enough to even kill the lice that is resistant to pesticides and it does not irritate the skin. It hydrates it instead. Coconut oil actually suffocates the lice by coating them.
It is very efficient in killing lice and it does not leave a single lice or its egg into the hair shafts. It is very easy and simple treatments, just apply it on the hair, and when it gets absorbed to apply again and let it act for a couple of days. If you want you can also put a couple of drops of tea tree oil into coconut oil.
4.Repairs damaged hair
Coconut oil is best in repairing damaged hair that any other oil like sunflower or mineral oil. It is also the single oil that can prevent loss of protein and can improve the shaft. Just put it on the hair ends. It is also recommended to trim the ends every 5-6 weeks.
Grey hair appears because of pigment cells, which are at the base of the follicle of the hairs. But with time, they die and cannot perform their function.
The solution for this is to massage the hair with coconut oil and lemon for about 15 minutes each day, and it will protect the base of the hair follicles, nourish the scalp and by this you will prevent the appearance of grey hair.
Dandruff is a frequent chronic scalp problem, whose symptom is peeling off the skin on the scalp, and the reasons for this condition can be fungus, dry skin or many others. Coconut oil can help with dandruff because it has the ability to hydrate the skin and treat fungal infections.
Make a mixture of coconut oil and castor oil and then massage the scalp with this. Let it act for 30 minutes and after wash it off. You can do this every time you wash the hair if you have severe dandruff.
So we advise you to start using coconut oil to treat your hair. It is better to use organic oil. Coconut oil is added in a lot of herbal and organic shampoos, but you can add it to your shampoo if it does not contain any coconut oil.