Healing Herbs, Roots & Essential Oils and their Uses.


I wanted to share this list of healing roots & herbs and essential oils and what they are good to use them for.  They can be used in a tea rinse by steeping your choice of herbs & roots together; you can use the rinse in your conditioner for a great deep conditioning treatment. Herbs listed first then Essential oils.

Dry Hair: Herbs: parsley, red clover, rosemary, sage, burdock, calendula, chamomile, comfrey leaf and root, elder flowers, horsetail, kelp, bladder wrack, Irish moss, lavender, marshmallow, nettle, coltsfoot, white pine, green tea, ginseng, coconut milk ,cocoa powder, chlorella, annatto, rose, and orange powder. EO’s: carrot seed, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, geranium, frankincense…jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, myrrh, palmarosa, peppermint, rose, rosemary, rosewood, clary sage, sandalwood, thyme

Hair loss/Growth Stimulating: Oils: sea buckthorn

Hair Loss/Growth Simulating Herbs: basil, burdock, nettle, parsley, rosemary, sage, yarrow, kelp (strengthens roots), horsetail, hibiscus, fenugreek, coconut milk, lavender, birch, watercress (encourages thick growth), yucca, thyme, and coltsfoot.
EO’s: basil, cajute, carrot seed, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, juniper, lavender, orange, peppermint, rosemary, clary sage, thyme, ylang ylang, lemon, yarrow, lemon balm, parsley.

 Damaged Hair: Herbs: basil, burdock, chamomile, calendula, elder flower, geranium, lavender, mullein, nettle, parsley, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, watercress, and sty. Johns wort, rosehips (strengthens hair shaft), hops, horsetail, ginkgo/fumitory (absorb nutrients), fenugreek, comfrey, cocoa powder, beer, alphalfa.
 EO’s: basil, roman chamomile, lavender, geranium, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, st. John’s worth, hops, parsley.

Dull Hair: Herbs: basil, burdock, calendula, chamomile, fennel, horsetail, linden, marshmallow, mullein, nettle, parsley, rosemary, sage, watercress, kelp, fenugreek, cocoa powder, beer, alfalfa, hops.
EO’s: basil, roman chamomile, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, rosemary, parsley, clary sage.

Irritated Scalp: calendula, catnip, chamomile, comfrey, yucca, watercress, oregano, marshmallow, hops, hyssop, ginkgo, fenugreek, elder, cocoa powder, alfalfa.
EO’s: roman chamomile, blue chamomile, oregano, hops, hyssop, fennel, catnip, hyssop.


Sensitive Scalp
: burdock, calendula, chamomile, horsetail, marshmallow, nettle, oregano, yucca, milk thistle, hyssop, fennel, elder, lavender.

EO’s: chamomile, cedarwood, clary sage, ylang ylang, hyssop, lavender, oregano.

Normal Hair: chamomile, lavender, rosemary, sage, horsetail, coltsfoot, nettle, lemon peel, green tea, ginseng, burdock, linden, burdock, orange peel, peppermint, red clover, kelp, badderwrack.
EO’s: bergamot, clary sage, roman chamomile, geranium, lavender, orange, lemon, rose, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang, lemon, patchouli.

Oily Hair: burdock, calendula, chamomile, kelp, lavender, lemon balm, lemongrass, linden flower, nettle, peppermint, red raspberry leaves, red clover, rosemary, sage, thyme, yarrow, lemon peel, green tea, yarrow.
 EO’s: basil, bergamot, cedarwood, roman chamomile, clary sage, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree, ylang ylang, Melissa (lemon balm).

Dandruff: burdock, horsetail, lavender, nettle, peppermint, rosemary, sage, thyme, willow bark, yucca, parsley, green tea, fenugreek, coltsfoot.
 EO’s: bay, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, juniper, lavender, lemon, myrrh, patchouli, peppermint, pine, rosemary, tea tree, ylang ylang. Allspice—scalp tonic Alfalfa—protein and great for soaps Plantain—contains allatoin and is similar to comfrey!

About nawlins natural

Looking to share my natural hair journey. I have been natural for 2yrs and enjoy sharing my knowledge and enjoy learning different techniques of how to care for my natural hair. I believe in the most high power, Jesus Christ and maintain a positive outlook for my life. My motto is "Something wonderful is going to happen!" Please follow me on Twitter @allierucks my Facebook Page Natural Hair Community
This entry was posted in Natural Hair Care. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Healing Herbs, Roots & Essential Oils and their Uses.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s