Thyme Essential Oil
Thymus vulgaris, a little shrub with pink flowers, is a fragrant herb we use in cooking. Essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from aerial parts of the plant. Oil has strong antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic, balsamic, and stimulant properties. People use for asthma, rheumatism, urinary infections, digestive problems, cold, and flu.
When used for hair, thyme essential oil is a great hair tonic. Regular massage with this oil improves blood circulation in the scalp, therefore promotes new hair growth. It is usually mixed with jojoba and rosemary oil.
Clary Sage Essential Oil
Clary sage essential oil is a powerful stress and tension reliever, thus it is widely used in aromatherapy. Oil is obtained from the leaves and buds of the Clary sage plant (Salvia Sclarea). It is popular as an eye cleanser, and as a remedy that can prevent vision loss due to the age. With its sweet scent, this oil boosts hair growth – it speeds up hair growth, prevent premature balding, strengthen hair for better manageability, and it is also great for dandruff.
For dandruff, mix 5 drops of lemon oil, 3 tablespoons of Clary sage oil, and 3 tablespoons of mandarin oil. Warm it on low heat, massage into scalp, and wrap in a hot towel for 20 minutes. Wash the hair properly and enjoy the benefits.
Clary sage oil also blends well with jasmine, chamomile, ylang-ylang, and coconuts essential oils.
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