Hair care

What herbs are useful for hair and scalp?

Medicinal herbs - focus moreamount of nutrients (phytoncids esters, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, tannins, and so on. d.), which are great influence on the scalp and the state of the curl. If you learn to use at home for hair grass, you can forget about the many complexes and problems associated with them.


  • 1 Useful properties of herbs for hair
  • 2 What kind of problems can be solved with the help of herbs
  • 3 Recipes herbal masks and rinses

Hair Useful properties of herbs

Herbal medicine has more than 3000 medicinesherbs, and almost all of them could somehow solve some problems condition of the hair and scalp. More than half of them - the exotic, hard-to-consuming and financially. It is much easier, and cheaper to use herbs for hair that grow directly in your locality or even sold at a nearby pharmacy. Collecting raw yourself, you should know how to do it right: far from industrial centers, factories and highways. Any dried herb in a dry, well-ventilated room, but not in direct sunlight. It is stored in paper bags in a dry place no more than 2 years. A small overview of herbs for hair to their beneficial properties to help you navigate.

  • Nettle It strengthens the roots, preventing any loss of intensity at any time of the year; accelerating growth, improving blood circulation; It removes dandruff.
  • burdock accelerates the growth, strengthens the roots, useful for oily hair, is used as a drug is very effective against hair loss.
  • Rosemary improves subcutaneous blood circulation and lymph circulation in the scalp, thus ensuring the full power of the roots and accelerating their growth, is effective for oily hair, making the curls shiny and lush.
  • Mother and stepmother It helps with the seasonal loss of strands, giving them a natural shine, reduces fatigue.
  • Lavender soothes irritated itchy scalp with seborrhea and lice, regulates sebum production, has a calming effect on the nervous system.
  • Sage used against dandruff, is effective for oily type of hair, acne on the head and various kinds of stimuli.
  • Calendula indispensable for any rashes, having a disinfectant and anti-inflammatory, soothes irritated skin, nourishes and softens the skin.
  • Chamomile disinfects and soothes the skin, adds shine and beautiful strands of golden hue.
  • Basil It accelerates the growth of hair, facilitates combing.
  • Birch It helps with loss, dandruff, greasy, perfectly combined with other herbs.
  • Mint disinfects and prevents the formation of dandruff.

The chemical composition of different herbs: and these are determined by their beneficial properties for hair. If you have the ability to use specific raw materials, refer to this list, what it can be useful for your curls, and use it for its intended purpose already a part of masks or conditioners. If you need to solve a certain problem in this case is useful to you several different list.

What problems can be solved with the help of herbs

As already mentioned, there is probably a problemscalp and hair, which would be unable to cope herbs. Under any negative (loss of gloss, thinning, insufficient volume) or even serious illness (loss, seborrhea, posechennymi) you can pick up a certain herbal remedy that will eliminate all defects and cure any disease. The main thing - to choose the right grass.

Herbs for hair growth:

  • nettle;
  • calamus root;
  • series.

Herbs for hair strengthening:

  • hop cones;
  • intoxication;
  • rosemary;
  • Bay leaf;
  • mint;
  • chamomile;
  • burdock root;
  • Birch;
  • horsetail;
  • St. John's wort.

Herbs against dandruff:

  • Oak bark;
  • lily of the valley;
  • calendula;
  • lavender.

Herbs for oily hair:

  • horsetail;
  • aloe;
  • green tea;
  • butterbur;
  • rosemary;
  • hop cones;
  • Rowan;
  • burdock;
  • nettle;
  • Oak bark;
  • St. John's wort;
  • mother and stepmother;
  • mint;
  • plantain;
  • Linden;
  • sage;
  • chamomile.

Herbs for dry hair:

  • nettle;
  • Birch;
  • mother and stepmother,;
  • St. John's wort;
  • hop;
  • Linden;
  • chamomile;
  • peppermint;
  • thyme;
  • calendula;
  • aloe;
  • oregano;
  • plantain.

Especially popular herbs for hair loss(Reinforcing roots) as medicines and even home mask from other products do not give such a pronounced and persistent effect, as they are. And equally efficacious not only a mask for hair on the basis of medicinal herbs, but also simple rinsing, which are so easy to prepare.

Recipes herbal masks and rinses

At the heart of any home recipe herbal remediesis a decoction or infusion, which need to properly be able to cook and know how they differ. For example, hair grass broth involves boiling liquids useful or her treatment in a water bath. While the infusion - this is a common raw material brewing with boiling water. The broth is prepared for long time, but it is more useful substances, as a long-term heat treatment activates them. Any of these liquids can form the basis for an excellent cosmetic masks or rinse hair.

  • 1. Herbal decoction

Herbs for cooking broth for the hair cantake both dry and fresh. It must be crushed: frays hands dry, fresh cut with a knife, or passed through a blender. One tablespoon of the resulting raw pour a glass of boiling water and put on low heat on the stove for 10 minutes (or 20 minutes - in a water bath). Deleted, covered, left for half an hour, filtered and used for other purposes. The broth is added to the cosmetic hair mask according dosages specified in the recipe. If you just need to rinse the hair, cup of broth goes to 0.5 or 1 liter of water.

  • 2. Herbal infusion

Prepared in the same way as the broth, but the heat treatment (boiling on the fire and heating in a water bath) is excluded. The rest is all the same.

  • 3. To strengthen the roots

Mix 1 tablespoon of rosemary and chamomile, added 4 bay leaves, boil 2 cups of boiling water.

  • 4. Against the fat

Mix 1 tablespoon of oak bark and wormwood, add 3 bay leaves, boil 2 cups of boiling water.

  • 5. Against Loss

Mix 1 teaspoon lime color, plantain, oregano, sage, chamomile, brewed 2 cups boiling water.

  • 6. Hair Growth

Mix 1 teaspoon stinging nettle, peppermint, wormwood, boil 2 cups of boiling water.

  • 7. Dandruff

Mix 1 tablespoon of pharmacy tincture of calendula, 2 tablespoons of aloe juice and 1 raw egg yolk.

Today, against the backdrop of an uninterrupted chemicalproduction of cosmetics, many prefer natural masks, shampoo and rinse aid from the conventional products, cosmetics and essential oils, and, of course, herbs. Regular herbal hair rinse or the use of masks on the basis of medicinal decoctions and infusions will allow you to become the owner of a luxurious cascade of curls, radiant beauty and health.