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Growing Your hair with Coconut Oil mix

Updated on January 18, 2014

Grow your hair

Growing your hair does not have to be a bother every day, using a simple hair mix can help you have long, beautiful hair. By simply using a mix of coconut oil and herbs you may be able to get the hair that you have always wanted. All you have to do is make it at home with a few ingredients. Stop at your local food store and pick up just a few items and get cooking! really you cook up a batch of oil and leaf and you have your own hair growth oil to get your hair to a healthy start.

Hair benefits

Learning to make your own personal products can be very easy and more convenient to your health. I have recently started using my own coconut mix that I made at home, it has been a great help in helping my hair from breakage and keeping it moisturize. using the oil itself has produce such great results that I decided to make my own mix of a few herbs that I use. Now making this oil combination will be about a three days process. You first need to make sure you have 10 coconuts (organic if you are able), than get your stinning nettle leaf, burdock roots, curry leaf, and a glass jar to store it all when you are done, a glass bowl, and a glass jar to store it all.

Making coconut oil is a long process but once you are done with the work it is worth the benefits it has on your hair. Coconut oil has great benefits for your hair, it comes with the properties to prevent damage to your hair and if need to repair it also. It can reduce your scalp inflation and can add a nice shine and luster to your hair.

Using stinning neetle has its own benefits when you need to treat your hair for hair loss you may want to use it as a main ingredients. It helps reduce DHT in the body in return would help individuals with their hair loss. Your second herb, Burdock root helps strengthen your hair so it helps when t comes with your breakage. It can also help with nourishing your scalp with its vitamin A. It helps that it contains vitamin A, that will enrich your hair in making your length retention even longer. You will also get the benefits of no dandruff that makes your scalp itch and get red, along with infection that can be prevented. Make your own coconut oil mix to benefit your hair in more than just one way.

Your last herb is the curry leaf, this can be a way for you to not only have a great add in but supper benefits. One of the most important part of keeping your hair healthy is taking care of where it all starts, your hair follicles. You want a product that will keep them strong and for the most part you may be able to rejuvenate any damage that has been done to your hair. The best way is to feed it to the source, applying the leaf directly to your scalp can give you great benefits. Giving it your hair the proper care and nutrients keep it healthy and clear, using curry leafs in your hair care products can give you great benefits. It is keeping your hair nice enough to breath plus taking away all the environmental damage and restore to it natural state. You can also receive the benefit of not dealing with premature grey hair. You may be able to keep your natural hair color a lot longer than others around you.


Cook Time

Prep time: 72 hours 30 min
Cook time: 2 hours 30 min
Ready in: 75 hours
Yields: Give or take about 1 hour in the process about 8oz

Ingredients

  • 12 coconuts, organic or natural coconut if possible
  • 1 tablespoon burdock Root, organic or natural if possible
  • 1 tablespoon stinning nettle leaf, organic or natural if possible
  • 1 tablespoon curry leaf, organic or natural if possible

Making your oil mix

When you make this oil mix start by planning a day to make the coconut oil and another day to infuse the herbs. You first need to gather up all your ingredients and other items, you will need a glass jar and cheesecloth, your coconuts, stinning nettle herb, curry leaf, and burdock root.

First break your coconuts and take the meat out and blend it down either in a blender or processor. I usually break the coconuts outside to get rid of the coconut water because you will not need it. You are free to actually drink the water if you would like it is refreshing for your insides, but make sure you do not drink it hot or while you are really hot yourself as it may cause stomach problems. I personally like to use a food processor because I do not have to cut the coconuts down to really small pieces to put in the blender. When you are blending your coconut it help to add a little small hot water to it, not boiling water just hot from you sink. Make sure to not add to much as the water will be separating from the coconut later on. After you are done blending your coconut take all the pulp out by using a cheese cloth and squeezing the coconut milk in a separate glass bowl. Make sure all the pulp is out of the coconut milk that is in your glass bowl. You will than need to cover the glass bowl of with saran wrap and place it at the bottom of the fridge. This whole process will take you about 8 to 12 hours to complete and clean up. You will than need to let it seat in the fridge for about 48 hours, this will extract the coconut milk from the excess water.

After your two days have gone by you will take it out of your fridge and be able to pick the coconut milk from the top. This will be easy because it will be solid, prepare a stainless steel pot and place it in there. you will than put it on the stove on very low heat for about 12 to 14 hours. this will produce pure coconut oil that is clear, you will want to check in about 6 hours through to see how you oil is starting to show in its clear form. You will than want to add you herbs to cook with the coconut oil. Make sure that your herbs are submerge in the oil when it is cooking, you may have to stir it in. always check your measurement when adding the herbs, depend how much oil your coconut milk produce you may need to add a little more or take out a little from the original amount. After adding the herbs check in every hour to see how they are mixing and that everything is cooking together well and not burning. In about 12 to 14 hours it should be cook through and have a bout a clear green color. You will than use a cheese cloth again to separate the oil from all remaining residue.

You will add your oil in your glass jar and leave it open for about two to 4 hours to cool down. Make sure your oil is in a nice place where you will not have anything fall inside or have it spill over. After it is done cooling down you are free to use it and close your container to make sure you don't loose your oil.

Caution

**Always Check for allergy and skin reaction even when using natural products at home, while natural products are consider safe you may still have a reaction to them. Make sure there is no cross contamination if you are reusing an old jar, clean it thoroughly of any old residue or products. Remember that most natural products you make should be in a small enough amount for at most a one month use.

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      Kerby Mellon 3 years ago from Tampa, Fl.

      No problem always happy to help out

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      josie 3 years ago

      Ok. Thank you so much

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      Kerby Mellon 3 years ago from Tampa, Fl.

      I use this oil for my scalp and leave it on, I also use it to hot oil my hair for about an hour or two than wash it out. I leave it on for about five days usually because I wash my hair every five day and it is okay. I always advise everyone to check for reactions and allergies when trying new products.

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      Josie 3 years ago

      Without having to wash it out I meant.

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      Josie 3 years ago

      Is this use for prewash or can you add it to your scalp with having to wash it out?