Rosemary essential oil is a wonderful liquid, which when used in combination with certain other essential oils, can do wonders for the skin and hair. The oil has an amazing reputation all over the world. It can be easily applied anywhere.
It’s very messy & sticky so if you are going to try it, apply the honey mixture to your hair in the shower after you have first wet your hair.
Note: It’s not recommended that you experiment with honey mixtures on dry hair as it will be too difficult to apply.
- Do not shampoo your hair first, just wet your hair w/ warm water. Squeeze excess water out and then apply the honey to your ends and dry middle hair.
- Leave the mixture on for 5-10 minutes and then rinse out. You can follow with a moisturizing shampoo and rinse out conditioner.
Apart from that, place the dried rosemary leaves in the boiling water on top of a stove or heater. Bring the water to a full boil, turn off the water and then steep in the pot for 6 hours. You can steep the leaves for less time but the longer you steep the more concentrated the results.
Store the mixture in a dark amber glass in the refrigerator. Heat just enough for your treatment. This will probably last 1 week or more. You can tell by the aroma of the mixture.
Do not use the camphor until right before you use the rosemary mixture. Add 10-20 drops of liquid camphor. You may want to start slowly with a lower dosage since camphor can really blast open your sinuses and can make your eyes water if you inhale too much.
Use a cotton ball and dip into a small cup of the liquid and saturate your itchy scalp or root area. If you prefer, wrap your hair in a plastic cup and let soap for 30 minutes. For extra penetration wrap a hot towel over the plastic towel or wrap. Keep in mind that rosemary can stain.
The Rosemary scalp tonic can be applied every day or as desired. To darken hair you will need to apply as an overall rinse 3x a week. Keep in mind that you hair may take a long time to show a change in the color.
The rosemary mixture can also be used an all over final rinse. Use a plastic bowl to catch the liquid as it falls so you can rinse several times.
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