1Pour the water over the chamomile; steep until it cools to lukewarm.
Strain out the flowers. This will soothe your scalp.
To use pour over your hair as a rinse after shampooing.
2Other Recipes with Chamomile For Hair
Blond hair rinsed in Chamomile tea gets brightened naturally. If mixed with henna and then applied, natural highlights are formed in dark hair.
To Lighten Hair:
Steep a cup of chamomile flowers in three cups of boiling water. Use the liquid as a final rinse. This will add bright golden lights to brown hair and with continued use, it gradually lightens hair.
For dandruff and irritated scalp:
Chamomile can be used to prevent dandruff and soothe an irritated scalp. Add two tablespoons of a strong herbal decoction to mild baby shampoo. To make a chamomile decoction, simmer one ounce of dried chamomile in two and half cups of distilled water for about 30 minutes. Strain, cool and add to a bottle of shampoo or use as a hair rinse.
2 tsp.. dried chamomile
1/4 cup boiling water
1/4 cup baby shampoo (or another mild variety)
Pour the boiling water over the chamomile and steep for 30 minutes, strain, then mix into the shampoo and use as usual.
4Chamomile Hair Conditioner
1/3 cup chamomile flowers
1/3 cup olive, safflower or sunflower oil
Clean jar with lid
Combine the chamomile and oil in a jar with a lid. Place on a sunny windowsill and shake the jar at once a day. After two weeks, strain out the herbs. To apply, use about 2-4 teaspoons, depending on the length of your hair. Brush out your hair and apply to the hair ends,avoiding the scalp. Leave on about ten minutes, then shampoo out.