Essential oils, nature’s botanical essences,
can work wonders on your hair and scalp.

Essential Oils for Hair Care

 

Essential oils can be used to cleanse the scalp, strengthen hair, control irritation and dandruff, stimulate hair follicles, improve circulation and even promote hair growth.

Some essential oils improve the condition of the scalp whiles others improve the condition of the hair.

 


Essential Oils For Hair Care

Basil Essential Oil Natural Hair Care
Basil:
*Oily hair
*Promotes growth by stimulating circulation

 


 

Chamomile Hair CareChamomile:
*Fine to normal hair
*Adds golden highlights and sheen
*Conditions hair
*Soothes inflamed scalp
*Helps scaly scalps and psoriasis



Cedarwood Essential Oil Natural Hair CareCedarwood:
*Normalizes dry and oily scalp
*Stimulates scalp and hair follicles
*Helps treat hair loss and dandruff
*Antiseptic and astringent

 



Clary Sage Hair Care

Clary Sage:
*All hair types
*Dandruff treatment




 

Eucalyptus Essential Oil Natural Hair Care
Eucalyptus:

*Antiseptic
*Dandruff treatment

 


 

Lavender Natural Hair Care
Lavender:

*Helps itchy scalp and dandruff
*Helps balance natural scalp oils
*Soothes scalp and calms hair
*Promotes hair growth



Citrus Hair Care
Lemon & Citrus Oils:

*Treatment for dry scalp and dandruff
*Helps balance natural scalp oil production
*Adds natural shine
*Stimulates the scalp

 


 

Lemongrass Natural Skin Care
Lemongrass:

*Balances scalp oil production
*Strengthens hair follicles
*Promotes hair growth

 


 

Myrrh Natural Hair Care
Myrrh:

*Dry hair
*Treatment for dry scalp and dandruff

 


 

Patchouli Natural Skin Care
Patchouli:

*Oily hair
*Dandruff treatment

 


 


Peppermint Natural Hair Care
Peppermint & Spearmint:

*Dry hair
*Promotes growth by stimulating circulation
*Dandruff & itchy scalp treatment

 


 
Rosemary Natural Hair CareRosemary:
*Strengthens hair follicles
*Dandruff treatment
*Promotes hair growth
*Conditions hair

 



Sage Natural Hair Care
Sage:

*Clarifies scalp 
*Helps heal scalp problems such as psoriasis

 


Tea Tree Natural Skin and Hair CareTea Tree:
*Oily hair
*Treatment for dry scalp, dandruff and lice
*Soothes dry, flaky scalp
*Unclogs hair follicles
*Promotes hair growth



Thyme Natural Hair Care

Thyme:
*Antiseptic
*Stimulates blood flow
*Invigorates scalp to help with hair loss

 



Ylang Ylang Natural Skin CareYlang Ylang:
*Antiseptic
*Dandruff treatment
*Soothing
*Stimulates hair growth
*Conditions hair

 


NOTE: To use essential oils in hair care they should not be applied directly to your hair or scalp. They should first be mixed with a carrier oil or can be diluted in vinegar or water.

 

Essential Oil Hair Care Recipes

Hair Conditioner Oil

  • 1 tablespoon Jojoba or other carrier oil
  • 3 drops of Rosemary (or other hair care essential oil)Rosemary Natural Hair Care

 

Directions: Mix the Jojoba and Rosemary in a small bowl (tiny condiment bowls work great for this). Wet your hair with warm water and then apply the conditioner. Let it sit on your hair for 15-30 minutes. Then, wash your hair as normal. Jojoba and rosemary are helpful for dry hair

See our information on Vinegar Rinses for more recipes

 

Scalp Massage

Place 3 to 5 drops of a hair care conditioner oil (recipe above) on your fingertips and massage your scalp.

Scaly scalp and dandruff blend: Add 2 drops atlas cedarwood, 2 drops lavender, 2 drops rosemary, and 2 drop tea tree oil to 1/2 ounce of a base oil (like jojoba).

 

Scented Hair

Rose Scented Natural Hair Care

 

Apply 2 drops of your chosen essential oils for hair to the bristles of your hairbrush and brush your hair well

Or... Add 3 drops of a hair care conditioner oil (recipe above) to a hair brush or comb.The hair will absorb the scent as the oil conditions hair.