When it is cold-pressed, say experts, explaining how the benefi ts are linked to the way in which the oil is processed?
Since her childhood, 22-year-old Sudha Patel, a college student who lives in Mumbai, would oil her hair thrice a week. A few years ago, however, she developed some tiny boils on her scalp. When Patel consulted a doctor, she was told that the regular oil massage was at the root of the breakout. But it wasn’t coconut oil that was the culprit, says Dr Madhuri Agarwal, founder and medical director of Yavana Aesthetics Clinic, rather the variety of it that Patel was using.