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basic shampoo formula

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

A great easy recipe for the beginner. I love peppermint shampoo. and lemon verbina. Warning Herbal anything may react badly to comercial hair dyes.

★★★★★ 2
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For basic shampoo formula

  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid castile soap
  • 1 c
    spring water
  • 1/4 c
    fresh herbs or 2 tablespoons dried herbs
  • 1 tsp
    almond oil or olive oil
  • 2
    drops essential oil to match herbs

How To Make basic shampoo formula

  • 1
    Place herbs in a clean 10-ounce glass jar with a lid.
  • 2
    Boil the spring water and pour over the herbs. Cover and let steep for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Strain the liquid from the herbs into a bowl. Add the liquid castile soap and almond or olive oil and mix thoroughly.
  • 4
    Scent with essential oil and mix again.
  • 5
    Bottle in a plastic container with a spout or a clean recycled shampoo bottle. Does approxmimently 24 shampoos
  • 6
    Herbs for Dry Hair: Burdock root, comfrey, elderflowers, Lavender , marsh mallow, parsley, sage, stinging nettle. Herbs for Damaged Hair: sage, rose, calendula, chamomile, burdock, thyme, rosemary Herbs for Oily Hair: Calendula, horsetail, lemon juice, lemon balm, lemongrass, lavender, mints, rosemary, southernwood, witch hazel and yarrow. Herbs to Prevent and Treat Dandruff: burdock root, chamomile, garlic and onion bulbs (powerful but unpleasantly scented), goosegrass, parsley, rosemary, southernwood, stinging nettle and thyme. Herbs that Soothe the Scalp: Catmint (leaves and flowering tops), chamomile, comfrey, lavender, thyme, Yarrow

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