Coconut oil has been used for centuries by many cultures, but recently coconut oil has created quite a buzz, gaining popularity in many American homes. Lets discuss some of the benefits of using coconut oil on your hair and scalp.
Coconut oil contains both antifungal and antibacterial properties. What? No.. let me read the label.. Yes you read it right. Your scalp is a bacteria friendly zone because it is warm, dark and moist due to natural perspiration. Coconut oil helps fight bacteria caused by the environment, pollution, but most of all those fingers you constantly run through your hair.
Avoid traditional products and chemicals and take advantage of this natural and powerful antiviral oil, that is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. Coconut oil boost circulation when applied with a massage.
Coconut oil uses: Scalp treatment, hair growth, dandruff, styling, sun protection, hair sheen, detangler, natural conditioner. There are many other uses for coconut oil like cooking and baking and using it as a skin moisturizer.
Ginger contains circulatory agents, this increases blood flow to your scalp increasing the growth of hair follicles. Ginger is rich in fatty acids which help prevent the thinning or loss of hair. Ginger also has antiseptic properties and anti-inflammatory agents that will keep your scalp healthy and clean.
Ginger contains gingerol; a substance with powerful medicinal properties. Ginger can help you fight free radicals that are damaging your hair and skin. This root is not just for spicing up delicious dishes, but also for adding some zest to your natural hair routine!
There are many benefits to reap from drinking green tea, I'm sure you've seen it at stores and have probably heard of green tea as a cleasing tea. You may even drink green tea regularly as many of my friends and colleagues do. The question here is, are you reaping all of the benefits green tea leaves have to offer?
The answer is no. Tea tree when applied to the skin has many healing powers. When applied to your scalp green tea can help with hair loss, and dandruff.
Green tea's healing power works by fighting free radicals (uncharged molecules) disrupting bacteria production and producing bioflavonoids.
Green tea has antiseptic properties that reduce inflammation and can help prevent and cure dandruff and mild scalp psoriasis.
Green tea has antioxidants known as polyphenols; antioxidants protect against cell damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants have the ability to slow down the aging process, ensuring that your hair is growing at an optimal rate.