Rosemary Hair Care

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a traditional herb for hair care. It is used as a natural hair conditioner, especially for dark hair, and as old fashioned remedy for dandruff. You can quickly make many hair care products at home that have the wonderful aromatherapy benefits of Rosemary, the fresh woody evergreen smell and the beneficial healing properties of Rosemary using the Essential Oil.

In a Hurry Rosemary Rinse
One of the simplest ways to use Rosemary is to mix 10 drops of essential oil with 1 ounce of water. After shampooing pour the solution over your hair and work with your fingers to blend evenly. Do not rinse. This solution helps to condition your hair and makes it easier to comb through tangles. It will also help to control dandruff and itching.

Soothing Scalp Treatment
15-30 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
2 ounces Aloe Juice
1 tsp. Vinegar

Mix ingredients well together. Evenly disperse the solution through your hair. Wrap your hair in a protective shower cap and allow the to remain on your hair for 30-60 minutes before shampooing.

Rosemary Shampoo
8 ounces Unscented Shampoo Base
1 tsp. (120 drops) Rosemary Essential Oil.

Blend the Rosemary Essential oil until thoroughly mixed. Use as you would normal shampoo.

Rosemary Hot Oil Treatment
1 ounce Vegetable Oil (Olive, Sunflower, Jojoba etc.)
15-40 drops Rosemary Essential Oil

Warm the oil to 98- 105 degrees. Add the essential oils and blend well. Evenly disperse the oil through your hair. Wrap your hair in a protective shower cap and allow the oil to condition your hair for 1 hour before shampooing. You will not need to condition your hair after this treatment.

Aromatherapy Properties: Rosemary Essential Oil is clarifying, warming, invigorating, improves memory, confidence and perception.

Medicinal Properties: Antiseptic, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, fungicidal. Rosemary as a liniment eases muscles pains. Diluted oil applied to temples or rubbed onto the hair can help to relieve headaches.

Production Method: Steam distillation from flowers and leaves.

Safety Warning: Do not use if pregnant, if suffering from high blood pressure, or suffering from epilepsy. It may cause irritation of the skin.