An Herbal Guide to Healthy Hair: Antidandruff Rinse

Get rid of dandruff, naturally.

| July/ August 1999

Medicated dandruff or psoriasis shampoos on the market almost always include coal tar derivatives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has deemed coal tar carcinogenic in various forms. An ideal alternative is offered in this herbal blend.

• 4 cups distilled or spring water
• 1/2 cup rosemary
• 1/2 cup peppermint
• 1/4 cup lavender
• 1 teaspoon borax
• 12 drops tea tree essential oil

1. Bring the water to a boil.

2. Add the herbs, stir, cover, and turn off the heat.

3. Steep for approximately 31/2 hours.

4. Strain and bottle the liquid, then add the borax and essential oil.

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