Oiling the scalp + hair followed by a head massage is unanimous tradition of every Indian household. A cleansing oil infused with Rosemary, Yarrow and Thyme for Hair + Body, massage or Bath.
-Cleansing bath oil: Gently massage into the skin on the body, soak in a warm bath, inhale the fragrance deeply and relax
-Massage oil onto dry hair and scalp, leave on for 20-30 mins before wash and shampoo as normal.
- Massage oil for body, pre- or post- shower
Coconut Oil: The traditional favourite as a hair conditioning and nourishing oil in India and one that is most absorbed by the hair. With the amount of info already out there about the amazing qualities of coconut oil, need I say more?
Sesame Oil: This oil is highly recommended by Ayurveda for massage for body and hair. It is rich in vitamin E, B6 and minerals that helps in the strengthening of hair, rejuvenate skin cells and detoxify the body. The viscosity and warming quality of this oil makes it ideal for massaging. The antioxidant called Sesamol present in this oil is said to prevent the appearances of wrinkles and fine lines.
Rosemary: Anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial, rosemary oil has been traditionally used promote healthy hair, discourage lice and dandruff as well as a general cleanser. Considered a stress buster, it improves blood circulation and hair growth and is recognised to alleviate muscle + joint pain.
Thyme: Anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti bacterial, thyme slows the ageing process which is why it’s used to preserve meat. It was also used in the embalming process of Mummies in Ancient Egypt!
Yarrow: Historically used staunch wounds and bleeding. But it’s also said to heal by promoting growth of skin tissue. Another historical use was as a hair rinse as it also promotes hair growth.
Clary Sage: Therapeutic for nerves and a stress reliever. Helps relieve muscle stiffness and cramps, Stimulates hair growth and promotes skin health.