Coconut oil is antiviral, antifungal (kills yeast too) and antibacterial. It attacks and kills viruses that have a lipid (fatty) coating, such as herpes, HIV, hepatitis C, the flu, and mononucleosis. It kills the bacteria that cause pneumonia, sore throats, dental cavities, urinary tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea, food poisoning, pneumonia, and many, many more bacterial infections. It kills the fungus/yeast infections that cause candida, ringworm, athletes foot, thrush, jock itch, diaper rash and more.
Coconut oil is called the "low fat" fat. It actually acts like a carbohydrate in that it is quickly broken down in the liver and used as quick energy. It is NOT stored like other fats. It boosts one’s energy and endurance. Many athletes use it blended into their drinks. It also supports thyroid function and increases your metabolism (great if you want to lose weight).
Coconut oil improves digestion and absorption of fat soluble vitamins, minerals (especially calcium and magnesium), and amino acids. It improves the body’s use of blood glucose and improves insulin secretion and absorption (great for type II diabetes). In fact, many diabetics (type I and type II) use it to reduce their symptoms. One’s risk of diabetes decreases with regular use of coconuts and coconut oil. And as we already mentioned, cooking with coconut oil does not create any harmful byproducts.
Coconut oil helps the body heal and repair faster. It aids and supports immune function, protecting us from a variety of cancers.
Coconut oil, contrary to much hubbub, is good for your heart. It keeps our blood platelets from sticking together (and causing dangerous clots). Regular users of coconut oils have a much lower chance of atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries), arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), and strokes. Coconut oil can lower your blood pressure.
Coconut oil is a natural antioxidant. It protects the body from free radical damage and prevents premature aging and degenerative diseases.
Finally, coconut oil is the best massage oil on the planet. What it does to your skin, you simply have to witness. It forms a barrier against infections, softens and moisturizes your skin, and prevents wrinkling, sagging, and age spots. It promotes healthy hair and complexion, protects from any damaging UV rays.
Its botanical name is Sapindus Laurifolia (Soap Berri). Aritha is natural foaming agent. It is used as complete herbal hair wash. It gives natural colour, softness and silky touch to hair and leaves no lice alive. Indian women use it commonly for washing woolen and delicate due to saponification value. Atitha can also combined with Amla, Neem, Shikakai powders for more nutritive hair wash.
Its botanical name is Emblica Officinalis. Amla is a rich source of Vitamin 'C' and peptin. It is useful in many medicinal treatment such as Gastic disorder, Anaemia, Diabetes, asthama, Bronchitis and Laxative. It is a complete hair diet and helps hair to grow lengthy and promotes black & luxuriant hair.
Its botanical name is Acacia Concinna. It is used as natural hair wash for sensitive scalps or to control dandruff. It promotes hair growth, strengthen hair roots and lengthy beautiful hair.
Use of Neem Leaf Extracts
Medicine : It is extensively used as a cure for inflammation and number of skin related diseases like acne, rashes, blemishes, maturing of skin etc.
Agriculture : Used to manufacture natural and organic pesticides and insecticides, can be used as an anti feedant and helps in the growth and promotion of plants.
Cosmetics : Used to manufacture face and body creams in the personal hygiene industry.
Oral Care : Leaf extracts have been used widely in both traditional and current times to manufacture tooth pastes and mouthwash in the oral care industry. Its anti bacterial properties helps to keep dental problems at bay.
Neem Bark Extract
Neem bark extracts have been used for a long time now, to manufacture different products, ranging from oral care to skin care, from traditional medicines to allopathic drugs. It has therapeutic potential to prevent and control intestinal problems. It is being used not only for human health but also to maintain animal health.
It is said that compounds present in bark extracts help to strengthen the immune system, thus making the body resistant to diseases.
Neem vs Chemical
Organic pesticides are the most heavily used agricultural pesticides. Whenever a chemical is used to kill pesticides it has many adverse effects like apart from killing the target species it kills benificaial insects also and affects the fauna. There are many confusions regarding organic pesticides. Organic does not mean pesticide free. The main differenciating factor between organic and chemical pesticides is not the toxicity factor but their origin as to wether they are extracted from natural plants, insects or mineral ores or are chemically extracted.
It is true that organic pesticides are less effective compared to their chemical counterparts. But, organic pesticides like- Neem is being extensively used as it is less hazardous. Though farmers use various other alternative methods also such as crop rotation and usage of beneficial insects keeping in mind all the facts about Neem as a pesticide. Biological treatments like using Neem as a pesticide is gaining importance as Science is discovering more about Soil Ecology since biological pesticides are promising in controlling diseases such as White Molds.
I didn't actually crack the shampoo scam, all I did was write this. But as with any other protected thing, at least somebody knows the truth all along.
The truth here is that shampoo's bad for your hair. It cleans out dirt, but also the oil that makes your hair shiny and strong. However shampoo's sold as something your hair really needs, and the truth is suppressed.
There are several common sorts of soapy things. They attract oils by electric charge, allowing the oil to be emulsified with the water. For some reason, these cleaners are themselves made from fats. Soap is made from pure coconut oil or vegetable oil and detergent is made from mineral oil and chemical. Detergents can be made more powerful. Shampoo is detergent, shampoos are totally based on chemicals. Its indigents are Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulphate, Dimethicone, Guar Hydroxypropyltrim onium Chloride just like dishwashing detergent, bathroom cleaner, and engine block cleaner.
People used to use soap to wash their hair, as well as their dishes, clothes and bathrooms (and horses, before there were engines.) Soap was better suited to washing hair, because it didn't remove so much of the oils that are naturally in hair.
But the water supply slowly changed. It's now generally more alkaline, which people call hard water. Around the beginning of the twentieth century, household detergents became available. Detergents have no problem with alkaline water, so they were really popular. They soon became cheaper than soap, too.
Shampoo, being detergent, can rinse out of your hair fine even in alkaline water. That's its only good point. Its fundamental, but covered up, bad point is that it's very harsh, and damages your hair permanently. Conditioner was soon introduced as people noticed that shampoo sucked the oils out of their hair dry and left it all dry and brittle. Conditioner puts artificial oils in your hair, and they stay there just long enough so that you don't associate the damage to your hair with the shampoo that caused it.
You have to wash your hair every day, not because it always gets dirty so fast but because the oils from the conditioner don't last and have to be replenished. Conditioner wasn't used until shampoo came about.
Natural Vs Chemical Medicines
One last area for discussion along this topic is in regard to effectiveness of natural remedies vs chemical affects. In working with patients over the years I have come to see a distinct pattern in how they respond to various medicines. There is a direct correlation in most cases between how often and to what extent the patient utilizes chemical intervention and their overall health condition vs a patient who rarely uses any chemical substances for treatment and is closely tied to the natural system.
In some cases it is futile to try to affect the body with natural remedies such as herbs and homeopathic medicines when individuals continue to confound their bodies with medications, which cause dramatic reactions. An analogy will help. In a war situation, why use a nuclear bomb when a BB gun could do the trick? Once the bomb has been used, what good will use of the BB gun be? The affects of the BB would hardly be noticed. It did its job but created little or no "side affects."
The idea is the same with the human body. The body has been conditioned to "nuclear" tactics and responds to the dramatic and often instant affects of chemical substances. To instantly begin using a different tactic in approaching your health problem can seem very ineffective because results aren't often dramatic and instantaneous, especially because of the conditioning our bodies, mention our minds, have received. It takes a period of healing and reconditioning, "re-sensitizing" your system to the more subtle and gentle system which nature uses.