Posts Tagged ‘hair growth’

Sage To Darken Gray Hair And Promote Hair Growth

March 24th, 2015

Natural Remedies Culpeper says of Sage that it 'causes the hair to become black'. Garden sage has many therapeutic uses. In the garden, its flowers provide medicine and nectar for the bees, as well as a herbal tonic to the neighbouring plants. It is well-known as an aid to oral hygiene.  It has strong antiseptic qualities and is supposed to whiten tooth enamel. Sage is still used today in some tooth-pastes.  It is reputedly one effective remedy for bleeding gums,  and improving gum health:  The crushed fresh leaves are massaged several times a day onto the gums and teeth. The tea is gargled to relieve sore ...

Birch Tree Leaves And Apple Cider Vinegar For Hair Growth

March 18th, 2015

Natural Remedies Herbal Hair Treatment: Birch And Cider Vinegar Hair Tonic The medicinal qualities of the Birch Tree are well known.  For rheumatism, arthritis, gout and dropsy, the birch remedy has been much used in the past, according to the old herbalists of yesteryear. Nelson Coon wrote in his book 'Using Herbs For Healing' that salicylic acid is obtained from the Sweet Birch  herb when it is distilled.  Salicylic acid is a component of aspirin, which is often prescribed for rheumatic complaints.  So there is an explanation for why Birch tree remedies have been so much used in the past for treating this ...

Two Week Cleansing Detox Herbal Recipe

November 2nd, 2014

Natural Herbal Remedy And Cleansing Tonic Simple to make, and simple to use, here is a two-week cleansing formula to help start the spring with more vitality. This is a silica-rich herbal tonic which uses  comfrey, dandelion, birch leaves, nettles and rose hips.  These herbs, in combination,  can improve the digestive system and improve the hair. This herbal remedy works as a cleanser by encouraging the elimination of harmful toxins from the liver and intestines.  It can also be effective in helping to reduce fat deposits. This formula can help constipation. It can help to purify the blood.  It can also help  reduce the ...

Home Made Lavender Lotion Insecticide

October 15th, 2014

Lavender Natural Flea Repellant, Head Lice Repellant, Hair Conditioner. Grow some lovely lavender.  It has many uses, apart from being a valuable natural insecticide. Lavender is beneficial for the bees and for the health of your garden.  It will help to discourage pests, whilst attracting the bees. Attracting bees into your garden will benefit the pollination of your other plants. Lavender is good for the hair, making it shine and encouraging new growth. Purple lavender is beautiful to behold, and its sight will have a calming influence on all who visit you and your garden. Making Home Made Lavender Lotion is a very satisfying process.  Nothing ...

Castor Oil and Protein Treatment To Stimulate Hair Growth

July 27th, 2011

This is a conditioner which uses castor oil, olive oil,  eggs, herbs, and other riches to help stimulate hair growth, and give lustre to the hair.  It is also a good recipe to use if the hair is damaged. The original recipe comes from the book 'Herbs for Health and Beauty' by Margaret Roberts, which is a great little herbal recipe book, published by Lowry Publishers, Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1986.  I give you here a rewrite of the ingredients she uses. This conditioning treatment could be used regularly once or twice a week if your hair is thinning or is ...
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