If you want to encourage hair growth the natural way, without using harsh chemicals, coconut milk is a great solution. It’s packed full of beneficial vitamins which will improve blood circulation and give your hair a deep condition at the same time. You can buy coconut milk easily in the stores, but it’s also simple to make yourself.
Make you own coconut milk
- Grate the flesh of a coconut.
- Squeeze out the milk using a muslin cloth.
- Heat a pan and add the milk, cook for five minutes.
- Allow to cool.
- Freeze the milk overnight.
How to use coconut milk to encourage hair growth
Coconut milk can be used for hair growth in a variety of ways. Here are some methods that you can give a go at home…
The simple technique
This is a great easy weekly treatment that nourishes and conditions your hair, encouraging follicle productivity.
Warm ¼ cup of coconut milk in a bowl. Massage the warm milk into your scalp, take your time with this part. Make sure it gets right into the roots and down to the tips. Cover your head with a shower cap and wait for 45 minutes while the coconut milk works its natural magic. Wash your hair with your usual shampoo.
Aloe Vera hair miracle
Adding in two more natural ingredients, aloe vera and tulsi gives even more benefits for hair growth and can also alleviate dandruff.
Mix together a bunch of tulsi leaves, 3 tablespoons of coconut milk and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. When you have a thick paste, massage it into your scalp, cover with a shower cap and leave in place for around half an hour. Then rinse your hair in warm water.
Coconut milk and honey hair therapy
The addition of honey in this method will help to seal in moisture and nutrients.
Mix together 2 teaspoons of honey with 4 tablespoons of coconut milk. Massage the mixture into your scalp, ensuring roots and tips are all well covered. Put on a shower cap and leave for 1-2 hours. Wash your hair with your usual shampoo.
The fenugreek method for soft hair
This treatment will leave your hair feeling soft and silky.
Mix 2 tablespoons of coconut milk with 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seed powder. Rub the mixture into your scalp and leave on for 30 minutes. Finally, wash and condition your hair as usual.
Camphor and yoghurt hair treat
Camphor is very beneficial for stimulating hair growth from dormant follicles. Perfect if you suffer from hair loss.
Mix together ¼ teaspoon crushed camphor, 1 tablespoon of natural yoghurt and 5 tablespoons of coconut milk. Work the mixture through your hair from root to tips, cover with a shower cap and leave for 1-2 hours. Wash your hair with your usual shampoo.
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