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ROSEMARY may be useful in the prevention and treatment of head lice. It’s also excellent for scalp problems like dandruff and itchiness.

LAVENDER OIL has a balancing, harmonizing effect on the emotions and also on the skin, making it excellent for use in cosmetics and toiletries where it balances the production of sebum from the oil glands, making it beneficial for dry or oily skins for psoriasis, acne, eczema, seborrhea and spots.

CHAMOMILE is an excellent rinse for fine hair, especially during hot weather. Just be sure to strain it well before using! It is also famed for lightening hair, which is why it is frequently used in shampoos for blonde hair.

NETTLE ROOTS AND NETTLE LEAVES have a long history of use in traditional medicine. Its flesh is rich in minerals and plant hormones and it stimulates hair growth
and softens the hair. It is used as a hair rinse, especially for light hair.

TEA TREE OIL is an antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and immune stimulant. It’s great for dandruff and troubled scalps. QUICK TIP: add several drops to your shampoo and/or conditioner during “lice” season to help prevent contamination.


Excerpt from the book Sensational Sanity Saving Strategies by Dr. Angie Ates.