Each of the ingredients in this recipe has a long history of medicinal use and current science supports their benefits in helping hair regrowth.
Rosemary is a popular go-to herb in Western herbalism for stimulating the hair follicles.
Black seed oil (Nigella sativa) is referred to in the Middle East as the oil that can treat everything but death. Many women use this oil to thicken their hair.
Castor oil goes back to Egyptian days as the beauty oil Cleopatra used.
Note, hair loss is often a symptom of imbalanced hormones. If you think you have a hormonal imbalance, take our quiz here.
- 10 drops rosemary essential oil
- 2 ounces organic, cold-pressed black seed (Nigella sativa) oil
- 2 ounces organic cold-pressed castor oil
- Combine all ingredients in a glass bottle with a spray nozzle.
- Massage into the scalp and all over the head.
- Leave in overnight for best results.
- Apply 2 to 3 times per week.
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Does this work on men too?
We haven’t had many men say they have tried it. If you try it, you can let us know how it goes for you. ~HB Team
Leave in hair overnight, and then what? Do you wash it out?
You can wash it out the next day or two or three days later if you do not want to cleanse your hair right away.
Yes, thank you for posting here Elizabeth
You can wash it out or leave it in if it doesn’t seem too oily. Elizabeth said it well.
OF COURSE YOU WASH IT. UNLESS YOU LIKE GOING TO WORK WITH GREASY HAIR 😉
You leave in hair over night and then what ?
One could wash it out the next morning or a few days later if you do not want to wash your hair right away. ~HB Team
I have heard you say that you should always buy oils in glass bottles. It seems these linked above come in plastic. Are they safe?
thank you for the email as well, we sent a reply your way. HB Support
Thank you for sharing, it’s valuable! It seems to me that in winter, many people are faced with the problem of hair growth. When the hair is long, but actively thinning-the view leaves much to be desired. As for me, first it is better to cut them, and only then” live ” hair to put in order with oils and vitamins. In addition, there are so many cool modern haircuts on the Internet 🙂
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Can I apply that solution daily overnight, because I wash my hair daily.
Hello! My daughter has been using rosemary and grapeseed oil to grow her hair. Should she switch to the blackseed oil or is the grapeseed oil fine?
Hi Danielle, she could continue the grapeseed oil or even add in the blackseed oil to the mix and this would work wonderfully. ~HB Support