32 – Oil can grow hair?
Coconut oil has is a Lauric acid derivative. The long chain polymer structure of the coconut oil matches with the structure of the hair. The oil soaks and occupies the spaces between the cuticle scales and does not allow the dust, dirt, chemicals, shampoos, detergents, soaps, pollution etc to enter the hair shaft. Coconut oil can protect the hair. In hot climates coconut oil can help in keeping the scalp and the hair soft, manageable. Coconut oil gets absorbed in to the hair upto 76-80%. Other oils are far below. The next helpful oil for good absorption in the scalp is Sesame oil. All ayurvedic herbal preparations are recommended in Sesame oil which is an excellent medium of delivering actives through the skin.