We know rosemary well as the plant used in cooking to flavor and bring sunshine ☀️ to your dishes. In reality, rosemary is much more than a plant to enhance your pasta and herbal teas !
Coming from the Lamiaceae family , rosemary has benefits for your health but also for your hair, in addition to being a very popular herb! To learn more about this plant and especially its benefits for hair , it's just below ! ?
Rosemary, its origin and its virtues
Rosemary , ? by its other name “ Rosmarinus officinalis ” is a Mediterranean plant which was already used and adored as far back as ancient Greece. It is a plant that loves the sun and does not appreciate the wind.
In herbal medicine, it has health benefits such as :
- Anti stress
- Sleep aid
- Fight against gastrointestinal disorders
- Fight against headaches
You will have understood, it is a multifunctional plant , an absolute must-have in your kitchen!
It can be put in a dish or drunk as tea . You can also find it in the form of essential oil, in many pharmaceutical and cosmetic products .
The benefits of rosemary for hair
Here is the part that interests us the most!
Rosemary also has many benefits for hair . And we love that! ?
This super aromatic helps fight against hair loss and stimulates growth . It brings strength and shine to hair. It is also a natural antiseptic which allows it to act on the scalp; by soothing and preventing itching to fight against dandruff .
With a few simple and effective ingredients, such as rosemary and water, you can obtain a multifunction spray : growth stimulator, anti-itch and anti-dandruff . The dream for people who suffer from dandruff or itching in general. You can also make your own homemade spray , we'll give you the recipe in the rest of the article.
How to use rosemary for hair?
There are many DIY (homemade recipes) for using rosemary . We therefore offer you here our TOP 2 recipes that are easy, economical and quick to make to benefit from all the benefits provided by rosemary.
Rosemary-infused leave-in spray
To make your infused spray you will need : 1 bunch of fresh rosemary , 300 ml of distilled water , 1 spray/ spray
Pssst: the one from Madam President is really great!
Rinse your rosemary then put the rosemary in a pan and pour in the distilled water. Then bring the preparation to the boil for around ten minutes then let your preparation cool for at least 30 minutes. Collect the infusion and pour it into your vaporizer .
Little extra: To spruce up your preparation and obtain an even more cleansing , anti-hair loss , anti-dandruff action, anti-itch and promoting growth , you can add 2 to 3 spoons of ourMon Thé Détox Bio tea to your preparation. ( in a tea tong) . A perfect marriage that will reinforce the benefits of rosemary and add others. ?
To use every day on your scalp! Find the video recipe on our Instagram !
Rosemary oily macerate
To make your rosemary oil , you will need :
> 1 bunch of fresh rosemary
> approximately 100 ml of oil of your choice:
- olive oil, choose cold-pressed and organic oil to benefit from all the benefits!
- sweet almond oil for example for straight hair
- broccoli or nigella oil for the curly team ✨),
> 8 drops of rosemary essential oil ;
Tip: To keep it longer, don't hesitate to add a few drops of vitamin E (1 drop for 10ml of oil) or cosgar (0.6% of the weight of your total preparation)
Place the rosemary and oil in a clean, closed jar, making sure it is full.
Place the jar in your yogurt maker for 8 to 12 hours to accelerate maceration. (Or on a hot radiator for 8 hours)
Then filter the macerate using gauze or a coffee filter.
It can be stored away from heat and light for 6 months.
All you have to do is apply the preparation to your scalp and massage for 3 to 5 minutes.
Ps: you can also use it in an oil bath before your shampoo which you can leave on for 15 minutes to 2 hours or even overnight for very dry hair.
Rosemary and Guérande salt scrub
Don't forget to pamper your skin too! And yes, rosemary not only has benefits for the hair , but also for the skin . So like an apprentice chemist, you will be able to concoct your own homemade scrub to have soft and smooth skin .
The benefits are numerous, dislodging impurities , eliminating dead cells , excess sebum but also to tighten pores and reduce imperfections . Everything we love to have beautiful skin . ?
To make your scrub you will need (2 to 3 uses):
– 5 tablespoons of coarse Guérande salt
– 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
– a nice sprig of fresh rosemary
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Rosemary and lemon have cleansing properties, brown sugar is an excellent exfoliant , Guérande salt is rich in minerals , and olive oil is very nourishing .
Now for the DIY in just two small steps! Ideal for quick, lazy recipes. And yes because we want to take care of our skin but quickly and effectively #TeamOnVeutToutToutDeSuite :)
- First, in a blender, put the salt and sugar , then add the rosemary (remove the central part first) and mix finely.
- Then add the olive oil and lemon juice , mix well... And there you have it, it's already finished!
All that remains is to transfer your scrub into a small jar, (For the container, think about recycling. Use your finished jar ofResolution No. 6 My Nutri-Active Mask. #Vivelerecyclage ?
He is ready to serve! To use it, it's very simple, apply it to slightly damp skin , massage in, focusing on rough areas (elbows, knees, heels, etc.), then simply rinse. Soft and hydrated skin guaranteed! ?
Please note: this scrub will keep for two weeks in the refrigerator, but you should have finished it well before then! ?
If you try one of the DIY recipes , or all the recipes, don't hesitate to leave us a little comment, it always warms our hearts! ?
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