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Itchy Scalp Shampoo

If you suffer from itchy scalp due to any number of reasons, including wearing extensions or braids, this recipe is a one way to instantly relieve the itchies and refresh your scalp. Follow up with a scalp conditioner or herbal riinse.

INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons (45ml) chamomile flowers
3 tablespoons (45ml) lavender flowers
2 tablespoons (30ml) shampoo base or castile soap
1 teaspoon (5ml) calendula tincture (you should always have some of this)
½ teaspoon (5ml) wheatgerm oil
½ teaspoon (5ml) kukui nut oil

METHOD
Cover the chamomile flowers and lavender flowers with the shampoo base, in a small bowl and leave over night.
Remove the flowers.
A bit at a time, add the tincture and wheatgerm oil.
Pour it into an airtight bottle.
Use this shampoo as you would a normal shampoo, rubbing it into the roots of your hair, and use within 1 month.

Last modified on Sunday, 19 November 2017 12:58
Patricia Gaines

Patricia Gaines aka Deecoily is the founder and creator of Nappturality in 2002, the beginning of the natural hair movement. Since 2000 she has been blogging on all things natural hair, Black culture and politics.

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