What Are The Health Advantages Of Coconut Oil?

Health benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil is a very beneficial home remedy and it has numerous health advantages. It provides natural nutrition to hair and keeps them shining and smooth. Regular head massage with coconut oil facilitates hair growth and keeps the scalp free from dandruff, lice and dry flakes. It also repairs damaged hair and helps re-growth of hair by providing protein to the hair. Coconut oil soothes the scalp and skin and gives a cooling effect. It also cures mental exhaustion.

Coconut oil can be efficiently used for body massage as well. It acts as a natural moisturizer and keeps the skin lubricated, especially dry skin. As it has lesser side effects it can be safely used for flaky and rough skin. Its regular application delays wrinkles, prevents sagging of skin and acts as a natural treatment for psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis etc. due to these facts it is also used as the basic ingredients for several lotions, soaps, creams etc. it has antioxidant properties and checks premature aging and degenerative diseases. Coconut oil contains 50% lauric acid which prevents high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart burns. The saturated fats present in it do not affect the LDL or HDL levels. In fact, it lessens the risks of arterial injuries thus helping in the prevention of atherosclerosis

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