>> 2 tbsp. shampoo base or liquid castile soap
>> 1 cup distilled water
>> 1/4 cup of fresh herbs or 3 tbsp. of dried herbs (see choices below)
>> 1 tsp. apricot kernel oil or almond oil
>> 2 drops essential oil of your choice (if making for children, Roman chamomile is recommended)
Place herbs in a Pyrex bowl. Boil water and then pour over the herbs. Let steep 20 minutes.
Strain liquid from the herbs. Into the liquid add the liquid castile soap or shampoo base; then the almond or apricot kernel oil; mix thoroughly.
Scent with essential oil and mix again. Pour into refillable plastic container.
Herbs for dry hair: comfrey root, elder flowers, orange blossoms.
Herbs for normal hair: dandelion, horsetail, red clover.
Herbs for oily hair: lemongrass, white willow bark, strawberry leaves, watercress.
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