Treat skin allergies
A disease that results in itchy, red, dry, scaly skin and the risk of subsequent bacterial skin infections. which patients often need to use moisturizer to nourish the skin Coconut oil is a popular choice for moisturizing and soothing irritated skin. It may also help reduce the number of Staphylococcus bacteria on the skin. One of the culprits that can cause subsequent skin infections.
for scientific studies to confirm this property. A test was conducte comparing the efficacy of virgin coconut oil. Extra virgin olive oil on moisturizing. Reducing bacteria on the skin of patients with atopic eczema. The results showed that applying coconut oil or olive oil. Twice a day on non-infected rashes. As a result, the risk of wound infection is reduce. But coconut oil is significantly more effective.
This is in line with another larger study. A comparative study was conducted between coconut oil and mineral oil in 117 children with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis. Up to 68 percent, while mineral oil helps about 38 percent, with properties to prevent water loss and add moisture to the skin layer. The efficacy of coconut oil in relieving symptoms and preventing skin infections in patients. This disease is still considered to more likely than other treatments. Because of the relatively large and reliable evidence. Possibly Effective
Apply coconut oil on the scalp after showering for about half an hour, gently massage and rinse. It is a natural remedy. That is believe to help remove scalp flakes from Psoriasis. But using coconut oil to relieve symptoms by applying it to the skin or scalp, there are no studies that can help determine how effective it is. For those who want to try. Care should taken in proper use to ensure safety.
In a scientific study that prove. This property of coconut oil, 29 patients with chronic psoriasis were divided into groups applying or not applying coconut oil. Before ultraviolet therapy. There was no difference between the two groups, so it is possible that coconut oil would not improve the results of this therapy.
weight gain in premature babies
Some studies have found that infant massage premature birth Taking coconut oil with moderate weight can help increase your baby’s weight and growth. The benefits of aromatherapy massage are caused by the mechanism. That is still unknown. It is thought that this may. Because the oil can seep through the skin and form fat. Massage causes nerve stimulation. stimulate the work of the stomach Or related to hormones, however, still needs to be studied further.
However, from a comparative study of massage for underweight children due to prematurity (weight 1500-2000 grams) and normal birth children. (weighing more than 2500 grams) with Mineral oil or placebo from day 2 to day 31 after birth The results showed that massage with had a positive effect on both premature and normal weight children. by helping to gain weight quickly and significantly compared to the other two groups, but premature babies also had a longer body. Massage for low birth weight babies with coconut oil may be another option for mothers who suffer from this problem to try. Although still unable to confirm the results clearly. The same goes for other benefits of coconut oil.
Acne treatment The belief about applying to treat acne is Some scientific studies have cited findings that lauric acid. Substance found has cited. May have the ability to kill bacteria that cause acne inflammation like pecan. (Propionibacterium Acnes), but the direct use to treat acne has not been confirmed by studies. And research on the effectiveness of lauric acid is still only a laboratory or animal experiment. Lauric acid has not been used directly to treat acne on the face. If you want to test the properties you should do it with caution and caution. Because the efficacy and safety have not yet been determined.
Benefits for hair and scalp health
Lice Treatment Coconut oil is one of the most popular natural ingredients to get rid of head lice and nits on the scalp. One scientific study testing the efficacy of various oils. That are often use in this field is anise oil. Ylang ylang oil and 119 children infecte with scalp lice were divide into three groups applying these oils 3 times a day for 15 minutes each time for 5 days. Lone like permethrin ( Permethrin)) Malathion. Piperonyl Butoxide were applied to the head twice a day. For 10 minutes each time for 10 days. safe No side effects and effective up to 92.3 percent. As well as using chemicals that are 92.2 percent effective. Such natural oils. Therefore, it may be another option. That can tried to prove by yourself that it is unlikely to be dangerous.
from the study of the properties. Mineral oil and sunflower oil to nourish hair is the only oil. That has found to be effective in reducing protein loss in hair. When applied, rinse before and after using hair products from all chemicals. It shows results both when used on dry and damaged hair as well as on healthy hair. which the result is like this Researchers suspect that this may be due to the lauric acid in coconut oil, which is a triglyceride fat. Which has the ability to bind to proteins in the hair. because of its low molecular weight and straight chain chemical structure Therefore able to penetrate into the hair better than the other two types of oil, but the research results on the hair maintenance properties of coconut oil are still