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How to Prevent or Stop Hair Loss (Baldness) with Coconut Oil

Hair loss happens. It is certainly normal to loose strands of hair every day, sometimes hundreds. These strands regrow as part of the normal growth and loss cycle. Typically, this is not a cause for concern, until it is. If you have ever been the victim of clumps of hair coming out throughout the day, you know how scary an experience this is....  What Might Cause Permanent Hair Loss? Hormonal problems. An overactive or underactive thyroid gland may result in hair falling out and can normally be reversed by normalizing thyroid hormone levels. Female or male hormone imbalances can also cause hair loss. Women can experience hair loss following a sudden drop in estrogen levels after discontinuing the birth control...

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Different uses of Coconut Oil during & after Pregnancy

  It isn’t just delish in a pina colada – a coconut’s natural oil is bursting with health and skin benefits that can solve more than one pregnancy, new mum and baby complaint. And the bonus? It smells incredible. Before long it will be your latest beauty obsession.   Bursting with Goodness  Coconut Oil boasts of antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties that can help prevent colds, flu and other viruses. Having two tablespoons of the oil a day (in drinks or meals, if you aren't a fan of the strong taste) could keep your immune system strong during your pregnancy.   Take It as a Supplement The benefits of coconut oil range from resisting bacteria and viruses to reducing cholesterol....

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Beauty Hacks with Coconut Oil

  There are very few beauty products that we can honestly say are cure-alls, but coconut oil comes pretty close. We just stuck to the beauty applications here, but there are tons more tasks it can handle, from starting fires to losing a few pounds.    Breath Freshener: Coconut oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties. Gargling for 20 minutes with a spoonful of oil (a.k.a. Oil Pulling) can help clear up germs in the mouth, leading to fresher breath, whiter teeth, and healthier gums. Lice Remedy: Start this all-natural lice treatment with a rinse of apple cider vinegar. Once the vinegar has dried, apply coconut oil to the entire head and let it sit for 12 to 24 hours. Brush...

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Some Medically proven reasons to use Coconut Oil

  While coconut oil has dragged itself out of the muck of vast misrepresentation over the past few years, it still rarely gets the appreciation it truly deserves.  Not just a "good" saturated fat, coconut oil is an exceptional healing agent as well, with loads of useful health applications. Some examples of "good" saturated fat include: Fat-burning: Ironic, isn't it? A saturated fat which can accelerate the loss of midsection fat (the most dangerous kind). Well, there are now two solid, human studies showing just two tablespoons a day (30 ml), in both men and women, is capable of reducing belly fat within 1-3 months. Brain-Boosting: A now famous study, published in 2006 in the journal Neurobiology of Aging, showed that the administration...

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Coconut Oil – Myths and Facts

Knowledge is power! But with all the statements floating around the internet, we must pay heed to what is true and what is simply false. In that spirit, we’ve done the research for you and have debunked some myths about Coconut Oil and provided the relevant facts so your choices may be more educated as well!   Myth #1: Being composed predominantly of saturated fats, Coconut Oil raises cholesterol levels and increases the risk of heart attack. Fact: Common people often immediately associate “bad cholesterol” by the term “cholesterol”. Most of them are unaware of the fact that there are two types of cholesterol, and one of them is good for your health. Furthermore, most of them do not know that so far, the contribution...

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