Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

COCONUT OIL FOR SKIN HEALTH

(Cocos nucifera)

COCONUT OIL PROPERTIES FOR YOUR SKIN

Why coconut oil is good for skin?

Coconut oil
Coconut oil

Coconut, either as food or through its oil, has a number of features that make it suitable for skin care. Among them we can mention the following:

  • Acne : Coconut contains numerous components that are suitable for the treatment of acne. Among them we can mention the following: linoleic acid, sulfur, selenium, zinc and chromium.

  • Antioxidants: The antioxidant properties of coconut are useful for the treatment of skin abnormalities, such as wrinkles, blemishes, jowls, crow's feet, etc..

  • Antibacterial : Coconut contains over 20 antibacterial components so that, when used in the skin will help keep it free of microorganisms that can alter your state.

  • Antipruritic: antipruritic properties that give glycine and menthol are adequate to prevent itching of the scalp, something very common in hair problems like dandruff or seborrhea.

  • Moisturizing: For its texture similar to butter, is an excellent skin moisturizer, not only for its content, but because by applying density nutritional effect is more durable and therefore intense.

Preparations for skin with coconut oil

Among the many preparations with coconut oil, we have, for example, the following:

Coconut mask for the treatment of acne


Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of clay.

  • 2 tablespoons of rose water.

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Preparation:

  • Pour into a bowl two tablespoons of rose water.

  • Go slowly adding clay and stir constantly until it forms a smooth paste.

  • Add to this pasta 1 teaspoonful of coconut oil. Continue stirring until all ingredients are well blended.

Use:

Apply to skin a thin layer of this mask and leave for about 20 minutes. Clean with cold clay.

Other preparations with coconut oil for the skin

- Coconut cream for dry skin

- Nourishing banana and coconut cream for normal skin

punto rojo More information on coconut in the listing above.

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