Suitable for all hair types. Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) contains saponins which is similar to soap. It lathers when agitated. Lemon Verbena for a citrus fragrance and catnip to promote healthy hair growth.
- 2 cups distilled water
- 1 1/2 tablespoons dried soapwort root (chopped) (most health food stores would carry this)
- 2 teaspoons Lemon Verbena or 2 teaspoons Catnip
Bring water to a boil add soapwort and simmer, cover for about 20 minutes. Remove from heat, add herb then allow mixture to cool. Strain the mixture keeping the liquid. Pour into a bottle. Makes enough for 6-7 shampoos. Must be used within 8-10 days. Store in a cool dark place.
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