There are many home remedies that are used across the world in order to avoid hair loss. Some of them are very effective and can hold back hair loss significantly. One of these lesser known remedies is the use of coconut milk which is so lovingly used in cuisines in many countries in the world. Let’s have a closer look at how coconut milk can help fight hair loss.
Coconut milk is extracted by grating the meat of the coconut and adding some water to it. The fat from the grated coconut slowly mixes into the water. Use of bean grinder is also a good option as a replacement for manual grater. Coconut milk is often used in deserts though in countries such as Thailand, it is used in all kinds of dishes including main courses. The coconut milk can be light (5-7% fat content) to very thick (20-22% fat content).
Anemia is caused by lack of iron in the body. Anemia is one of the major causes of hair loss particularly in women. Coconut milk is rich in iron and helps fight anemia. It is also rich in zinc, Vitamin C and Vitamin E, all of which are good to fight hair loss.
There are certain ways in which coconut milk can be used to fight hair loss. Some of them are mentioned below.
Amla and Coconut Milk
Amla is the name of Indian Gooseberries. The oil extracted from amla can be mixed with coconut milk in equal parts. The solution can be applied to the scalp to get great results. Amla is known to counter the premature hair graying along with helping stop hair loss. It can be later washed away with shampoo.
Coconut Milk and Honey Mask
Take a couple of 200 grams of coconut milk and a couple of table spoons of honey. Mix the two until they are completely mixed. Apply the mask to the scalp when hair are damp and leave it for a while. Do make sure that you massage the scalp to increase blood flow. You can later wash it with away.
Coconut milk can be applied on the scalp on its own. It is recommended that the milk is applied when it is lukewarm to obtain the best possible results. Leave it in the hair for an hour before washing it away for excellent results.
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