Coconut oil which is extracted by fresh coconut kernels by cold-pressing method is known as virgin coconut oil. This type of coconut oil contains , fatty acid known as lauric acid. Lauric acid has the following medicinal properties which help in scalp psoriasis and body skin psoriasis. It has been shown to reduce
- Inflammation of skin (when applied externally and when used internally)
- Fungal infections
- Chances of infection by viruses and harmful microbes
Cold pressed Virgin Coconut oil is usually used by people who live in coastal areas in India. It is a very healthier option when compared to other vegetable oils. Cold pressing technology helps preserve the vital nutrients, rich aroma and flavour of real coconuts, making it fit for raw consumption. Due to its better oxidative stability and high smoke point, this oil can be used as regular edible oil. It is Rich in antioxidants.
Here we have listed 6 Top cold pressed virgin coconut oil for scalp psoriasis. These are available in India.
#1 Maxcare Virgin Coconut Oil (Cold Pressed) 500ML
This is extracted from fresh coconut milk. This coconut oil is 100% natural, cold pressed & unrefined. It can be used for cooking and as a dietary supplement. When this oil is used in diet it helps to promote healthy metabolism & boosts immunity. It is also suitable for skin, hair & baby care. It acts as an excellent natural moisturiser & very good for dry skin . It is also useful in scalp psoriasis. It helps to prevent hair damage, controls dandruff and nourishes scalp skin.
# 2 Disano Cold Press Virgin Coconut Oil Bottle, 500 ml
This is 100% natural, pure, vegan, cold pressed, unrefined, virgin coconut oil. No heat or chemical process involved in extraction of oil which ensures all vital nutrients, natural rich aroma and taste of oil remains intact. It has 63% MCFA which helps to manage weight. It is preservative free and is non GMO. It does not contain mineral oil. This can be used in your diet and also good for skin and hair. This oil is available in glass jar too.
#3 Coco Soul Cold Pressed Natural Virgin Coconut Oil, 500 ml
Coco Soul Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil (VCNO) Comes from the house of Marico, the makers of leading brands Saffola and Parachute. This oil is extracted from freshly harvested coconuts. It is 100% natural & cold pressed oil. Coco Soul Oil is 100% pure, vegan, preservative free, gluten Free, non GMO & natural coconut oil. It is suggested for diets like keto and other such healthy regimens.
# 4 ORGANIC INDIA Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, 500ml
This is raw, pure, vegan, unrefined, certified organic, cold processed and virgin coconut oil. This acts as a natural super food beneficial for the heart, it also helps in healthy functioning of the thyroid and endocrine systems and increases the body’s metabolic rate. This is of highest quality and pure organic coconut oil. This oil comes in a glass jar which prevents leaching.
#5 Coconutty Raw Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Coconut Oil- 500ml
This extra virgin coconut oil is a pinnacle of quality – the purest of all and is made from young, 100% freshwater grown coconuts. It’s natural, raw, unrefined, vegan and preservative-free. Truly a must-have superfood for all your skin, hair and cooking needs! Its speciality are – It is cold pressed and preservative free. The oil is bottled at source. This high grade coconut oil specially good for health and beauty. Its non-greasy, silky smooth texture, with fast absorption helps to get immense health benefits. No discolouration , 100% Pure, natural and raw.
# 6 KLF Nirmal Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, 500 ml (Glass Bottle)
This oil is 100% pure cold pressed virgin coconut oil. KLF Nirmal cold-pressed Virgin Coconut Oil contains lauric acid which helps to increase metabolism, hasten weight loss, reduce bad cholesterol and provide a host of benefits. KLF Nirmal VCO comes in an air cushion packing to ensure safety & zero damage. Glass Bottle preserves the natural aroma & nutrients for a longer period.
How to Use Cold Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil for Scalp Psoriasis ?
This oil can be used for topical application on scalp and body. Massaging warm oil helps to reduce itching, scaling and redness. It acts as a moisturiser. This can be used for cooking or can be added for salad dressing. These days health benefits of virgin coconut oil is an extensively researched topic.
When applied on scalp it acts as a moisturiser and also acts as a conditioner which hydrates dry scalp, dry hair and skin. When cold pressed virgin coconut oil is massaged on scalp in scalp psoriasis, it helps to reduce scales, dandruff and itching.
After a bath or shower pat dry skin. Take sufficient quantity of cold pressed virgin coconut oil and warm it. You can add few drops of neem oil to this. Neem oil has intense skin healing properties. Apply this on scalp and body. Massage gently. Wrap a warm towel over head to facilitate quick absorption. Leave this for 30 minutes. After this wash your scalp and hair with ayurvedic shampoo for psoriasis. Massage gently to remove scales. (don’t massage vigorously as it may injure scalp skin ). Wipe excess oil on body skin with smooth tissue or wash it off with ayurvedic soaps for psoriasis. Using Dead Sea Salt as a scrub, in psoriasis is very beneficial. Do not forget to apply ayurvedic cream for psoriasis before stepping out.
Apart from external applications internal cleansing is also very much needed to keep psoriasis under control. Follow an ayurvedic diet for psoriasis. Ayurvedic lifestyle for psoriasis helps to keep psoriasis at bay. You can consume ayurvedic capsules and tablets for psoriasis. Neem capsules and curcumin capsules with piperine are suggested by Ayurveda practitioners. You can also go through Best books about psoriasis care by renowned authors like John O. A. Pagano ( Healing Psoriasis: The Natural Alternative) .
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