Of the many herbs around the world, lavenders are one of the ones that seem to have the most well-known connection to the head.

From stress to headaches, sadness, and restlessness, lavenders have been well-known to soothe away the issue. Older remedies are now coming back as people seek out natural health; this lovely recipe is for the health of your scalp and hair.

What you’ll need:

  • 3 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 3 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 2 drops of thyme essential oil
  • 50mL of organic carrier oil such as almond or olive oil
  • A small, sterilized glass bottle – preferably tinted either amber or brown.

How to Make it:

Combine the essential oils with the carrier oil of your choice or organic carrier oil. Pour it into the bottle and store it out of direct sunlight.

How to Use:

Apply 7 drops of the mixture onto your hands, then massage the oil into your scalp. You can either wash it out after 30 minutes or leave it in overnight. 

You now have your own handy healthy recipe for your scalp and hair!

Katherine Knott

Katherine is a certified naturopath and the founding director of Acorn and Oak.   She began studying Naturopathy when she was 18 years old and has practiced in both Melbourne and rural Victoria.  She has also studied 2 1/2 years of nursing and midwifery, but decided that she was happier to work with women as […]

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Nicki Stewart

Nicki has always been drawn to Holistic Health and she follows in her mother’s footsteps who is a Reflexologist and Natural Therapist. Nicki was inspired to study Herbal Medicine after attending one of Dr. Sandi Rogers’ (Naturopath, Director of National College of Traditional Medicine and former President of Australian Traditional Medicine Society) seminars on ‘Fruits […]

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Alyce Beaton

Alyce is qualified naturopath in Ballarat who loves supporting people on their health journey. Alyce believes optimising and restoring health first and foremost begins with food as medicine and creating healthy lifestyle habits. She is passionate about providing a safe, non judgement environment and endeavours to support her clients with strategies they can implement into […]

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