Essential Oils For Hair Care Products
Basil Essential Oil Shampoo: Basil promotes growth by stimulating circulation and works well with fenugreek and ivy burdock herbs as well. Basil is used in many of our shampoos and conditioners that are designed for scalp health. Each shampoo that uses basil is designed to nurture the scalp while enhancing circulation to the root of the hair which brings much needed blood flow.
Burdock Essential Oil Hair Shampoo and Conditioner: Not too many hair care products carry burdock and that is a shame because it is so beneficial to the scalp and to proper hair growth. it helps with skin, scalp and hair cell renewal. It also helps to stimulate blood flow to the root of the hair. Burdock Root Essential oil is also supposed to help with hair loss in both men and women.
Ivy Burdock can be found in Follicleanse shampoo and is a great shampoo for stimulation and enhancing the hair and the scalp. Herbal extracts work on the scalp while detergents simply strip the scalp of vital moisture. If you are looking for a stimulating shampoo then folli cleanse works well. if you are looking for a moisturizing shampoo then try emu shampoo. It works well for dry hair and dry scalp.
Chamomile Shampoo or Conditioner Hair Care Products are the most soothing of the essential oils for the hair and scalp and is included in a lot of shampoos or conditioners that are made for soothing the scalp. Chamomile helps to retract skin cells that have been inflamed from chemical procedures, the sun and helps with those that have scaly scalps in including a lot of white flakes or psoriasis. Specialty shampoos and conditioners that contain chamomile can help a number of scalp problems.
Fenugreek Essential Oil Shampoo and Hair Care: Fenugreek has long been used for stimulating blood flow especially to minor capillaries such as those that feed the hair root. Fenugreek makes for a great topical application like in shampoos, conditioners and in hair tonics.
- Fenugreek for hair care is an excellent choice especially for those that are having problems with hair growth. Fenugreek also compliment sage, clary sage, lemongrass, lemon peel, burdock and ivy extract. All of these extracts can be found in Follicleanse Shampoo and No Weight Daily Conditioner. Fenugreek is the best ingredient that we know of that works well for those suffer from too many toxins or scalp build up. This scalp build up can damage the hair follicle by eliminating the correct blood flow to the root of the hair.
Lavender can be used in any type of hair product as it does a good job of soothing the scalp and the hair. We have many people that order our baby shampoo with lavender in it as it helps to calm infants. This calming affect is felt a long time after the calming shampoo or baby wash has been rinsed.
- Effects: Soothing, Relaxing
- Aroma: Middle note
- Scent: Sweet, Herbal, Fruity
- Combines well with: Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender
Lemon Essential Oil for Oily Hair: Lemon Essential oil gives golden highlights. It works well for a treatment for dry scalp, dandruff, lice, and under active sebaceous glands. The sebum on the hair is what keeps it from dry out. Curly hair tends to be more dry and can benefit from lemon essential oils. Be very careful to only use lemon on hair that is too oily as this can seriously dry out the hair after just one washing or rinse. We don't use lemon in any of our conditioners or shampoos.
Myrrh for hair care shampoos: Learn About Essential Oils for Hair Care Products by clicking on link below. Myrrh is not typically used in hair care products. If it is then Myrrh is typically used for those have greasy hair and those that want a more purified scalp. It is used in very small quantities.
Peppermint helps to stimulate blood flow to the root of the hair. This helps the hair to receive proper nourishment and to grow correctly. It is a great shampoo for hair that is growing slow or hair that is thinning. Peppermint makes the scalp tingle and this is what stimulates the blood flow to the hair. This stimulation can help with hair loss and thinning hair in women and men.
Rose Essential Oil Shampoo: We love the smell of Rose and love the way that it feels in the hair but the only problem with rose for hair products like shampoo is that it costs a lot of money for rose essential oil. We will gladly custom make shampoos and conditioners with Rose but let us quote you first and you might change your mind. Instead of rose you might choose lavender or even clary sage!
Rosemary essential oil works great for dry hair and dandruff as well as itchy scalp! Rosemary is one of the essential oils for dry scalp and thin hair.
- Effects: Refreshing, Stimulating
- Aroma: Middle note
- Scent: Refreshing, Woody, Herbal
- Combines well with: Cedarwood, Geranium, Juniper
Sage is one of the best scalp clarifiers that is available from both natural and un-natural sources. It deep cleanses impurities away from the scalp and works well with other herbs to heal scalp problems such as psoriasis and helps when used with zinc to end dandruff symptoms.
Clary Sage native to southern Europe, but cultivated worldwide, esp. the Mediterranean region, is a stout biennial or perennial herb up to 1 meter high with large, hairy leaves, green with a hint of purple, and small blue flowers. The oil is obtained by steam distillation from the flowering tops and leaves.
Tea Tree Oil: Even Paul Mitchell decided to come out with a Tea Tree Oil shampoo and conditioner as it works daily to get to the heart of dandruff other scalp conditions that can be helped with Tea Tree oil as it works to purify the scalp. It is often included with Jojoba oil for hair as the two are used to deep cleanse the scalp. Tea tree oil works extremely good for those that suffer from scalp psoriasis and scalp dandruff. Our shampoo that we sell for red scalp bumps that itch- often called scalp psoriasis is Follicleanse Shampoo. You can add tea tree oil to any of our shampoos or conditioners - just ask!
- Though employed in ancient times and in the Middle Ages for its curative properties, it seems to have fallen into disuse as a medicinal plant, though revived to a certain extent towards the end of the nineteenth century. The English name Clary originates in the Latin specific name sclarea, a word derived from clarus (clear).
- This name Clary was gradually modified into 'Clear Eye,' one of the popular names and generally explained from the fact that the seeds have been employed for clearing the sight, being so mucilaginous that a decoction from them placed in the eye would 'clear' it from any small foreign body, the presence of which might have caused irritation.
- Historically, clary sage has been highly esteemed and used for digestive disorders, kidney disease, uterine and menstrual complaints, acne, boils, dandruff, hair loss, oily skin, wrinkles, and general nerve tonic. The oil and absolute are used as fragrance components and fixatives in soaps, detergents, cosmetics and perfumes. It has mostly been employed in disordered states of the digestion, and has also proved useful in kidney diseases.
- Clary sage blends well with: juniper, lavender, cilantro, pine, carsomon, geranium, sandlewood, jasmine, frankincense, and citrus oils. Some essential oils are great for growing hair like emu oil.
- It is nontoxic, non-irritant and no sensitizing so it does not cause irritation when used in shampoos or skin care products.
Thyme essential oils and herbs for great hair! Thyme is often used is deep cleansing shampoo and works well when used with even the mildest cleansing agents. Follicleanse shampoo uses thyme, sage and ivy burdock to help deep cleanse. Follicleanse shampoo can be found here. Oily hair and dandruff treatment. It works well when combined with other anti oily scalp products such as Thyme and sage.
Yling Ylang can be combined with herbs as well for a desired anti dandruff shampoo. Another Amino Acid called Znc Pca also really helps with dandruff and can be found in Follicleanse shampoo ( a top seller for us) Ylang ylang is a tall tropical tree up to 20m high with large, tender, fragrant flowers, which can be pink, mauve or yellow. The yellow flowers are considered best for the extraction of essential oil. Ylang Ylang is from the first part of the distillation process, and is considered by most to be the best.
- This essential oil has properties: aphrodisiac, anti-depressant, anti-infectious, antiseborrheic, antiseptic, euphoric, hypotensive, nervine, regulator, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory), tonic.
- Historically, it has been used for cosmetic and hair care, skin diseases, to prevent fever and fight infections. Is also used to soothe insect bites. Ylang Ylang blends well with lavender, sandalwood, rosewood, jasmine, vetiver, opopanax, bergamot, mimosa, cassie and rose. It is non-toxic, non-irritant and a few cases of sensitization have been reported.