ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Aromatherapy Recipes for Hair

Updated on July 10, 2011
Aromatherapy recipes for hair
Aromatherapy recipes for hair

Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds. It is used for the relief of pain, skin, tension, hair, fatigue and invigorate the entire body. Essential oils can affect the mood, alleviate fatigue, reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. Essential oils are the heart of aromatherapy. For example, rosemary oil helps to stimulate hair growth, boost mental activity, and relieve respiratory problems. Lavender oil benefits include its ability to remove nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect scalp and skin, and enhance blood circulation. These oils produce strong aroma and help in the treatment. Here are some aromathreapy recipes for hair. Look out for hair shampoos containing sodium lauryl sulphate. This chemical is a eye irritant and suspected to cause cancer and damages hair follicles.

Essential oils used to:

  • Heal wounds
  • Improve skin tone
  • Helps to relax muscles
  • Relieve menstrual cramps
  • Hair problems
  • Improve sleep
  • Relieve tension
  • Stimulate the immune system
  • Reduce inflammation

1. Aromatherapy recipe for hair growth:

Here is a simple hair growth recipe that you can make at home. This aromatherapy recipe is convenient, fast and easy way. Regular use of rosemary oil helps to grow hair stronger and longer. It also slows down hair loss and graying of hair.


  • Rosemary oil - 10 drops
  • Lavender oil - 10 drops
  • Jojoba oil - 4 ounces
  • Basil oil - 5 drops

Hair growth recipe instructions:

Combine rosemary, basil, jojoba, and basil oils in a clean bottle and store in a cool place. Massage it at night. Wash your hair with very mild shampoo in the morning. Basil and rosemary oils stimulate the dormant hair follicles.

2. Aromatherapy recipe for dandruff:


  • 5 drops lemon
  • 1 drop lavender
  • 1 drop sage
  • 1 quart pure water

How to make dandruff oil:

Mix lemon, sage, lavender and water in a bottle. Shake well and massgae into your scalp in the morning and rinse out.

3.Aromatherapy recipe for hair loss


  • Cedarwood - 5drops
  • Sandalwood - 5 drops
  • Lavender - 5 drops
  • Rosemary ct cineol - 4 drops

How to make hair loss oil:

Combine cedarwood, sandalwood, lavender and rosemary in a bottle. Massage into scalp when shampooing and rinse out

Rosemary oil
Rosemary oil

4. Aromatherapy recipe for dry hair:

Apply warm olive oil into scalp and massage. Cover your head with a towel and wait for 20 minutes. Wash hair with a mild shampoo.

5. Aromatherapy recipe for silky hair:


  • Olive oil - 3 tablespoons
  • Honey - 2 tablespoons

How to make silky hair oil: Add olive oil and honey in a bottle. Shake well. Massage into hair and stand for 20 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo and rinse out.

6.Hair Pack for damaged hair:


Ripe banana

Almond oil - 5 drops

How to make damaged hair pack:

Combine mashed banana and almond oil in a clean bottle. Massage into scalp and stand for 15 minutes. Wash with mild shampoo and rinse out.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image


      9 years ago

      you good

    • msorensson profile image


      9 years ago

      Wow, thanks. I will definitely use this and tell others about it. Thank you!!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)