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How do you use essential oils on your hair?

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You only need a few drops mixed into a shampoo or conditioner. Or mix the drops into 2 ounces of a "carrier" oil, such as olive or jojoba.

After you apply the oil mixture, cover your head in a towel or shower cap.

You can either wash out the treatment after 30 minutes or leave it on overnight and shampoo in the morning.

Wash out oils completely. When you leave them in too long, they weigh down hair, leaving it limp and greasy.

From: Essential Oils for Your Hair WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy: “What Are Essential Oils?”

National Institute of Environmental Health Science: “Essential Oils.”

Green, M. and Keville, K.  , Random House Digital Inc., 2008. Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art

Sherri Jessee, owner, Sherri Jessee Salon, Bristol, VA.

Wilson, R.  , Penguin, 2002. Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health and Beauty

Gottlieb, B.  , Random House Digital Inc., 2008. Alternative Cures: More than 1,000 of the Most Effective Natural Home Remedies

University of Minnesota: "Are Essential Oils Safe?" 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on December 10, 2018

SOURCES:

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy: “What Are Essential Oils?”

National Institute of Environmental Health Science: “Essential Oils.”

Green, M. and Keville, K.  , Random House Digital Inc., 2008. Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art

Sherri Jessee, owner, Sherri Jessee Salon, Bristol, VA.

Wilson, R.  , Penguin, 2002. Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health and Beauty

Gottlieb, B.  , Random House Digital Inc., 2008. Alternative Cures: More than 1,000 of the Most Effective Natural Home Remedies

University of Minnesota: "Are Essential Oils Safe?" 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on December 10, 2018

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