Rosemary oil is one of the top essential oils for hair health. Rosemary is used to stimulate hair growth and healing as it has been shown to increase cellular metabolism.
To use rosemary oil for your hair, take 3–5 drops and mix it with equal parts jojoba or olive oil and then massage the mixture into your scalp for between 3-5 minutes. Then, leave the mixture in your hair for 3 to 4 hours, and then wash your hair as usual.
Clary sage has been shown to reduce skin inflammation and regulates the production of oil on the skin. Clary sage is also used as an antibacterial agent as well as balancing hormones and decrease stress levels. Clary sage also helps to regulate oil production in the skin which helps you avoid dandruff and a flaky scalp.
Clary sage can be used in a diffuser, by adding a few drops into your feet or massaged into your scalp.
Peppermint oil helps to stimulate the scalp, and has been used to treat dandruff and head lice due to its antiseptic properties. Peppermint oil has also been shown to increase hair growth too and also helps reduce skin inflammation.
Adding a few drops into your shampoo or conditioner is a great way to add peppermint into your hair routine.
Lemongrass essential oil has been shown to help soothe an itchy scalp, strengthen your hair follicles and reduce dandruff.
You can add a couple of drops of lemongrass oil to your scalp as you shampoo or condition your hair or use as a diffuser to help reduce stress levels.