Restore Your Locks: Defunk Rinse

Stop that itchy scap with this natural rinse


| August/September 1999



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Photo by Adobe Stock/Juanamari Gonzalez

 This antimicrobial rinse alleviates itchy scalp. Makes enough for one or two treatments.

• 1 tablespoon mugwort
• 1 tablespoon oregano
• 1 tablespoon calendula
• 1 tablespoon thyme
• 1 tablespoon cut or powdered burdock root
• 2 cups water
• 1 drop tea tree oil
• 1 drop rosemary oil
• 2 drops lavender oil

1. Infuse, steep, and strain the herbs as directed here.

2. When ready to use, gently warm the infusion, then add essential oils.

3. Apply as directed, massaging it in ­thoroughly. Repeat several times. Rinse with plain water.

Click here for the original article, Body and Soul: Restore Your Locks.





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