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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.


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      jhonmaddy 8 years ago

      you good

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      msorensson 8 years ago

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