Hair Care: Here's how consuming coconut water helps you with hair and health

Coconut water is one super drink which not only acts as a cooling agent, but also aids weight loss. Read below to find how drinking coconut water can help you achieve a good health and healthy hair.

Published on Oct 03, 2019   |  03:45 PM IST  |  1.5M
Hair Care: Here's how consuming coconut water helps you with hair and health
Hair Care: Here's how consuming coconut water helps you with hair and health

Coconut water is one of the most underrated health boosters. Coconut water, which is known to maintain the health of the heart and treat scars, blemishes and inflammation, is also great when it comes to overall health and hair care. The delicate sweetness and fresh taste can help you escape the scorching heat real quick. It not only hydrates your body but also refreshes and rejuvenates your system. Read below to find out how coconut water can add shine and volume to your hair, and how it benefits your health invariably. 

Benefits of coconut water for your hair

Adds shine to your hair:

If you thought coconut oil can treat your locks, then you are wrong. Rinse your hair with coconut water to attain unmatched shine. Coconut water is also a damage reversal conditioner for people who have damaged locks. Mix coconut water, honey and yogurt in a bowl, then apply the mixture on your hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it off with a mild shampoo. 

Controls Dandruff:

Coconut water helps to control dandruff. Its antifungal properties help in reducing dandruff and itchiness, thus leaving you with a squeaky clean and healthy hair. Mix 5 tbsp of coconut water in half teaspoon of neem oil. Massage the mixture in your hair and leave it on for an hour. Then, wash it off with a mild shampoo. 

Prevents Hair loss:

Coconut water is filled with potassium and other nutrients that promote new hair growth. So, to maintain the health of your hair, drink coconut water regularly to stimulate the hair follicle and boost hair growth!

Benefits of coconut water for your health

Aids better digestion:

Coconut water reduces bloating and promotes better digestion. It helps to reduce sodium in the body, which is responsible for bloating and gas. Its fibre-rich content also lifts your digestive system.

Helps with dehydration:

Coconut water is known to cure dehydration and hangovers. It provides nutrients, which your body loses during dehydration, thus making sure it keeps functioning properly.

Strengthens bones:

Coconut water also has a considerable amount of calcium and magnesium that helps to maintain bone health. It's great to prevent the early onset of diseases like osteoporosis, arthritis, etc.

Prevents Acidity:

Coconut water balances pH levels in the body and helps with acidity and heartburn. It has an alkalizing effect on your body which helps alleviate symptoms of acidity and heartburn.


Good for immunity:

Consumption of coconut water boosts your immunity against the common cold and cough. Every 100 ml of coconut water contains 2.4 gm of Vitamin C, which is a beneficial immunity booster. 


Hence, adding coconut water to you daily diet is a great idea. 

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