Video:Homemade Rosemary Hot Oil Treatmentwith Natasha Levitan
Rosemary is used in aromatherapy to enhance the senses and boost memory. This rosemary hot oil treatment is great for hair, and the ingredients are just a step away in your kitchen pantry.See Transcript
Transcript:Homemade Rosemary Hot Oil TreatmentHi! I'm Natasha Levitan for About.com. You can make your own hot oil treatment at home. Now you no longer have to purchase hair care products that have many foreign ingredients and damaging elements. All you have to do is take a trip to your kitchen pantry.
Benefits of Rosemary Hot Oil TreatmentSo, today I'm going to show you how to make your own rosemary hot oil treatment. Rosemary is used in aromatherapy to enhance the senses and boost memory.
Supplies Needed for Homemade Hot Oil TreatmentHere is what you will need:
- 1 bunch of rosemary leaves
- 1/2 cup soybean oil
- plastic bag
- warm towel
Prepare the RosemaryTake the rosemary sprigs and remove the leaves. Discard the stems and set the leaves aside.
Warm the Hot Oil Treatment IngredientsCombine rosemary leaves and oil in a double broiler. Heat on a medium heat until the oil is warm. Put a strainer over a bowl and separate out the leaves.
Apply the Homemade Hot Oil TreatmentPut a towel on your shoulders to protect your clothing. Take some oil into your hand and coat your entire head and hair with the mixture working evenly to the end of the strands. Take a plastic bag and wrap your hair in plastic and then cover it with a towel.
Leave the oil mixture in your hair for 15 minutes while you read or watch TV. It will give it a chance to work through your scalp and hair. When you are done, wash your hair with shampoo.
Store the Homemade Hot Oil TreatmentYou can store the remaining rosemary hair oil in a microwavable plastic container. If you'd like to repeat your hot oil treatment, you can reheat the oil straight in the container.
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