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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

Advantages of applying coconut oil to your hair daily

Coconut oil is a natural and versatile product that can benefit your hair in many ways. Here are some of the advantages of applying coconut oil to your hair daily:

  • Coconut oil can moisturize, strengthen, and repair your hair. Coconut oil has a type of fatty acid that can go deep into the hair and prevent it from losing protein. Protein loss can make your hair weak, brittle, and easy to break. By applying coconut oil to your hair before or after washing, you can protect your hair from damage and make it smoother and shinier.

  • Coconut oil can reduce frizz and dandruff. Frizz and dandruff are often caused by dryness and irritation of the scalp and hair. Coconut oil can help hydrate and calm your scalp and hair, reducing flakes and itchiness. Coconut oil also has properties that can fight against scalp infections and inflammation.

  • Coconut oil can protect your hair from sun damage. The sun’s rays can harm your hair by causing color fading, dryness, split ends, and loss of elasticity. Coconut oil can act as a natural sunscreen for your hair, blocking some of the rays. Coconut oil also has antioxidants that can help fix the damage caused by free radicals.

  • Coconut oil can promote hair growth. Coconut oil can increase blood flow in the scalp, which can improve the delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the hair roots. This can help your hair grow faster and thicker. Coconut oil also has vitamins and minerals that can feed your hair, such as vitamin E, vitamin K, iron, and zinc.

  • Coconut oil can make your hair smell good. Coconut oil has a nice and tropical smell that can cover any bad odors from your hair. You can also add a few drops of your favorite essential oils to coconut oil to create your own custom scent. Some popular choices are lavender, rosemary, peppermint, and lemon.

Coconut oil is a natural product that can benefit your hair in many ways. It can moisturize, strengthen, repair, protect, promote growth, and add fragrance to your hair. You can do this daily or as often as you like depending on your hair type and needs.

Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist

Kify Hospital



Phone : 85000 23456


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