Monday, November 9, 2015

Herbal rinses for your particular hair struggle

Catnip: Promotes healthy hair growth many women on long hair community swear by this stuff for long, strong hair.  It supposedly reduces the occurrence of split ends and breakage.
Chamomile: Softens hair, soothes the scalp, lighten and conditions (people use it with honey to bring out natural highlights). Chamomile is also known to stimulate growth.

Horsetail: Helps brittle hair due to its high silica content.
Lavender: Stimulates hair growth
Nettle: conditions, improves texture, helps with dandruff, irritated scalp, and dry scalp
Parsley: enriches hair color and gives a nice luster
Plantain: great for dry, irritated scalp, dandruff, and seborrhea
Peppermint: stimulates the scalp
Rosemary: Acts as a tonic and conditioner, one of the best herbs to use, gives luster and body, stimulates growth, helps with dandruff, and brings out dark highlights in the hair.

Sage: Very effective in restoring color to graying hair, excellent for weak brittle hair
Saw Palmetto: good for thinning hair and hair loss

Thyme: good for oily hair and dandruff
Witch Hazel: cleanses hair
After you've decided which herb(s) will get the job done, follow the steps below:

Place the herb(s) in a pitcher (glass is ideal).
Pour boiling water over the herb(s), cover, and steep for 10-20 minutes.
Strain the mixture and allow the liquid to cool.
Pour over your head after your regular shampoo, condition, and detangling session. Do not rinse.  

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