Coconut is a nutritional powerhouse of many valuable ingredients with benefits for health and beauty. Being natural oil, it has multiple uses and can also be used in different ways. You can use it generally by applying it on the skin or hair alone or by adding other ingredients. Here in this article, you will read various creative ways to use coconut oil to benefit your skin.
Organic treatment for eczema:
Eczema is an infectious skin disease with flare and red spots on the skin. Applying coconut oil can soothe the eczemic skin and prevent it from relapsing. Coconut oil is rife with lauric acid, which has an antibacterial and antifungal activity that fights harmful bacteria.
As a moisturizer:
After applying coconut oil on the skin, the shine makes it a good moisturizer. It is a great hydrator that gives your skin excellent hydration, adding no extra fragrant material. The compounds in coconut oil are safe and highly effective for restoring moisture to the skin.
Treatment of acne:
The imbalance in the sebum production by your skin cells is the leading cause of acne on your face. So coconut oil is highly effective in maintaining sebum production. Hence, coconut oil is very effective in treating acne.
About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.