Holistic Remedies: 3 coconut oil uses for great hair! #EcoHolisticLife

As a Holistic Therapist with a certification in Natural Holistic Remedies, I also enjoy creating new organic and natural products for my own healthy skin, hair and nails. I decided that I wanted to share some of my most favorite beauty recipes. I think it’s important to know what products go into and on your body. Also, it’s best to know which ingredients are best for you. Here are a few beauty essentials that you can incorporate into your life right now!

Many people know that coconut oil is rich in antioxidants and locks in moisture. However, coconut oil also has antiviral, anti-fungal, and antibacterial properties. These healing properties of coconut oil helps to improve scalp health, fight infection and fungus.

Rosemary is a common herb used by many. Rosemary essential oil helps combat the irritation and symptoms of eczema and dermatitis. It has antimicrobial and antiseptic qualities that make it beneficial in efforts to eliminate dry and flaky scalp.

Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of lemons. Lemons and lemon essential oil is effective to get rid of dandruff. Lemon is known for it’s ability to cleanse toxins from the entire body.

Tea tree oil is known for its powerful antiseptic properties. With very similar moisturizing properties to coconut oil, tea tree oil also has the ability to soothe dry flaking skin and remove dandruff. To make homemade tea tree oil shampoo, mix several drops of tea tree essential oil with aloe vera gel and coconut milk.

Conditioning your hair with eggs enhances hair growth due to the beneficial vitamins and great protein. Hair is composed of 70 percent keratin protein, so egg protein helps rebuild damaged hair by filling in weakened spots along the hair strand.

Honey is an emollient. Emollient means it locks in the moisture in your hair. This process is what keeps it conditioned. This reduces breakage which causes slower hair growth.

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