I haven't tried your suggestion yet. The over the top oiling was my own doing. I posted my question and then promptly melted a heaping teaspoon and mixed it into an equal amount of my LI. I didn't wait for a response. Good thing I had the morning off yesterday. I learn a little more each week about my hair and yet I still fight the urge to cut it back up to my ears.
When I use up what I have I'll have to try the virgin coconut. yum!
no poo; co-wash TJ's Nourish Spa conditioner
Scrunch in HETT mixed with BRHG
Air dry; diffuse if I don't have hours to let it dry