Natural Aromatherapy Hair Conditioner Recipe
This recipe is especially simple to make and results in a delicately scented, all-natural hair conditioner.
Mix the Jojoba and Lavender Essential Oil in a small bowl (tiny condiment bowls work great for this). Makes approximately one application. This recipe may be increased and stored in a glass bottle. (Since the quantity of essential oil in this recipe is quite diluted, this recipe may be stored in a bottle with a rubber dropper.)
Wet your hair with warm water and then apply the conditioning blend. Let it sit on your hair for 15-30 minutes. Then, wash your hair as normal. Be sure to read the safety and contraindication information for Lavender Essential Oil before trying this blend. Be very careful if using this in the shower because the jojoba can make the shower/tub floor surface very slippery.
General Safety Information
These recipes are offered for educational purposes only. Before using any essential oil, carefully read AromaWeb's Essential Oil Safety Information page. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. For general dilution information, read AromaWeb's Guide to Diluting Essential Oils. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.