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What essential oils are good for hair?

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  • Almond oil soothes and moisturizes the scalp.
  • Cedarwood oil stimulates the scalp and promotes hair growth.
  • Chamomile oil adds shine and softness to hair, and soothes the scalp.
  • Clary sage oil promotes hair growth and stimulates the scalp.
  • Coconut oil softens hair and increases shine.
  • Geranium oil strengthens hair.
  • Jojoba oil moisturizes the hair, adds nutrients, and stimulates the scalp.
  • Lavender oil deep conditions the hair, keeps it shiny, and helps control dandruff.
  • Moroccan argan oil moisturizes, nourishes, and provides antioxidants to hair.
  • Rosemary oil stimulates the roots, improves hair growth, and increases circulation in the scalp.
  • Sandalwood oil helps with dry ends, and adds fragrance to the hair.
  • Cedarwood, clary sage, and lavender
  • Jojoba, clary sage, and cedarwood

Experts suggest these combos.

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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