Rosemary ~ studies show that rosemary essential oil has potent antimicrobial properties that can relieve dandruff and other scalp issues such as hair loss from Alopecia . It is also a major lice deterrent.
Peppermint oil ~ There are several benefits for hair when adding peppermint oil to your shampoo, natural antimicrobial and stimulating properties, this oil can also be used to treat dandruff or dry itchy scalp. Also promotes hair growth and this oil also is known for keeping head lice away.
Lavender ~ this is my most favorite oil for the hair, skin and scalp! Studies have shown using lavender oil in an essential oil blend ( ie w my next favorite cedarwood oil) may increase your hair growth for thyroid, alopecia, and other hair loss conditions. Also great for any skin or scalp condition or irritation.
Cedarwood ~ Always my go to oil, with natural moisturizing qualities, benefits of cedarwood oil for hair include: natural dandruff and dry scalp relief, promotes hair growth, stops hair loss, breakage. I have personally experienced hair loss from my Thyroid condition and my WLS surgery this oil after adding it to my shampoo stopped my hair loss and has helped me grow my hair back out thankfully.
Tea tree oil ~ Clinically shown to reduce the severity of dandruff. It is also considered one of the most effective natural treatments for head lice.
Eucalyptus ~ this is also known for its natural treatment against head lice and ticks.
Lemongrass ~ Traditionally used as a natural hair tonic, lemongrass oil was investigated for its beneficial properties in a 2015 study . The results showed that using lemongrass oil effectively reduced dandruff.
Grapefruit ~ Used to combat dirty, oily hair, or over use of hair products. Harness the natural oil removing benefits of grapefruit essential oil. Best cure for oily dirty hair.
These above oils can be added directly to your shampoo this is my own personal formula 10 drops of oil to 9 oz Shampoo , add a marble and shake well.
Carrier oils for the hair
Almond oil ~ shine, healthy hair growth, strengthens the hair and repairs split ends.
Coconut oil ~ stronger hair, faster growth, eliminates dry frizzy hair, restores shine, and a dandruff remedy.
Castor oil ~ Promotes hair growth, strengthens the hair, prevents breakage and reverses damage to the hair.
Let me share with you my recipe for Lice prevention leave in spray.
10 drops tea tree oil
10 drops Eucalyptus oil
10 drops Rosemary
add these oils to any leave in spray conditioner. This can be used on jackets and back packs also.