Coconut oil can be used on the hair. There are many beneficial properties of coconut oil, including promoting hair growth and sealing in moisture.
Coconut oil has antibacterial properties that help the scalp protect against elements such as dandruff that can hinder hair growth. Vitamin E, Vitamin K and iron are also in coconut oil, all of which help keep hair healthy and soft.
To use coconut oil on hair, rub it throughout the hair thoroughly, paying careful attention to the scalp. The coconut oil should be left on the hair for 30 minutes to 2 hours before rinsing it out and shampooing the hair as usual.