Coconut oil can be extracted from the kernel or the mature meat of the Coconut. It has a unique combination of fatty acids with powerful medicinal properties. It is said to increase energy levels and help burn more fat. It staves off infection. Lauric acid kills bacteria, viruses and fungi. It can prevent hydral fatigue. There is 4000 years of documented history regarding it’s benefits and use. The original sustainable resource! It is documented in Ayuervedic sanskrit from 1500BC relating to mind, body and spirit. Captain Cook wrote about the beauty of the Pacific islanders due to their use of the oil. They applied it to their skin and hair, to protect themselves against the sun. During WWII young green coconut water was used as an alternative to the saline drip, saving many allied troops’ lives. It offers protection against the elements for the hair and scalp whilst delivering intense but weightless hydration for a youthful and healthy texture to the hair and ultimate manageability.
Why Tabitha includes it
Coconut Oil is proven to protect hair strands against damage, moisturise skin and act as a natural sunscreen. It is a very effective conditioner and encourages regrowth from scalp follicles. It adds lustre, shine and softness to hair with moisture. It can also prevent hair breakage and split ends and is said to slow hair loss by reducing the amount of protein lost during daily life.