Steep one of the tea bags in hot water to make a natural hair rinse and/or leave-in moisturizer.
Hair rinse - steep tea bag in two to four cups of water, let cool and pour on your hair for a natural clarifying rinse. You can also add a few drops of your favorite essential oil or fragrance.
For a daily cool moisturizing spritz, pour your tea into a spritz bottle (adding a couple drops of lemon juice or sage will help preserve your mixture for about 2 weeks) and/or a few drops of your favorite essential oil or fragrance. Store in the fridge. You can also pour your mixture into a small spray bottle to carry in your purse for mid-day moisture.
The tea bags can also be steeped in your favorite carrier oil, like olive or almond to give your oils added nutrients.
In addition to the additives listed under the descriptions, shampoo bars contain the following ingredients ...
Glycerine (kosher, or vegetable origin)
Sodium Hydroxide (saponifying agent)
Sorbitan oleate (emulsifer)
Soy bean protein (conditioner)
Titanium Dioxide (mineral whitener used in the opaque soaps)
Sage Leaf contains vitamins A, B and C as well as potassium and calcium. It helps reduce oily hair, control dandruff and hair loss. It is a natural gray reducer.
Peppermint is good for dry hair, helps stimulate blood flow to the root of your hair and promotes growth.
Calendula is a natural humectant that contains Vitamins A,B and C. It conditions and soothes the hair and scalp, as well as strengthens and repairs hair strands.
Lavender is good for dry scalp. It conditions the hair and scalp, nourishes the hair shaft, softens and strengthens and promotes hair growth.
Hibiscus contains antioxidants and Vitamin C. It's good for dry scalp and prevents premature graying and hair loss.
Rosemary stimulates the scalp and promotes hair growth. It is also good for dry scalp and is a natural hair conditioner (It's also a uterine stimulant in high doses; safe in moderation and normal culinary use. If pregnant avoid using the oil entirely).
Chamomile is anti-inflammatory, has softening, soothing and conditioning properties and is good for dry scalp. It also restores shine.
Green Tea is also good for dry/itchy scalp and dandruff. It has antibacterial properties and contains anioxidants as well as Vitamin C and E. Studies have also shown that it helps aid in hair growth.
*Hair teas are specifically for your hair - not for drinking*
Activated Charcoal - detoxifies, antibacterial, exfoliates dead skin cells, promotes healthy scalp. Almond oil contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E. It softens and conditions.
Aloe - treats skin disorders, resuces inflammation, helps make complexion clearer and smoother.
Amla - known as the Indian Gooseberry. Natural source of vitamin C. It is a natural astringent which works on both hair and skin. Great conditioning herb, it helps to prevent scalp infection whilst controlling premature graying of the hair and promoting hair growth.
Apricot Oil - Light, gentle, balance moisture in skin, rehydrates, anti-inflammatory, contains Vitamin A and E.
Aritha - Known as soapnut - natural shampoo for oily hair.
Avocado Oil – contains monounsaturated fatty acid, antioxidants ( vitamin E is among them) which moisturizes and strengthens and conditions hair.
Babassu Oil - Good for oily hair, balances oils. Natural anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant contains Vitamin E. Restores elasticity and strengthens hair.
Bentonite Clay - high in minerals such as magnesium, potassium and silica. Natural, antiseptic, detoxifier/draws out impurities, good for dry itchy skin.
Blood Orange - has detoxifying and cleansing properties, antifungal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and stimulates blood circulation.
Brahmi - Helps with hair thinning and relieves itchy scalp. It is an excellent product in clearing dandruff.
BTMS - emulsifier derived from plant oil, conditioning agent, helps with detangling.
Carrot Essential Oil -regenerates cells and sooths the skin. rich in beta-carotene and vitamins D, C and E and fatty acids, which go deep into skin to improve its ability to hold onto hydration.
Carrot Root Powder - packed antioxidants, great for stimulating and regenerating skin cells. Retin-A (fast absorbing), contains tretinoin - a form of vitamin A.
Castor Oil - contains vitamin E, minerals, proteins, antibacterial and anti-fungicidal properties, humectant, conditions and moisturizes.
Cetyl Alcohol - emollient derived from coconut oil and palm oil, adds softness to texture and feel.
Cocoa Butter - high in Vitamin E, softens and hydrates.
Cocoa Powder - Contains minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium. Antioxidant and humectant - retains moisture.
Frankincense - aids in rejuvenating aging skin,reduces oil production for oily/combination skin, tones and lifts skin, fades scars. tones.
Geranium - good for treating oily skin, acne and eczema.
Goat's Milk - contains Vitamins A, B6, B12 and E. It hydrates, balances pH and exfoliates dry skin.
Grapeseed Oil - contains Vitamins C and A, is an anti-oxidant rich in fatty acids. It cleans out pores and helps moisturize skin and hair. It also helps heal psoriasis and eczema.
Hemp oil - contains high fatty acids - Omega 3s, it softens and conditions and is a natural moisturizer it helps strengthen hair strands.
Hibiscus - contains antioxidants and vitamin C and is great for dry scalp and scalp disorders, prevents hair loss, and premature graying. It also enhances hair growth and discourages split ends.
Honey - a natural antiseptic, humectant (attracts moisture) antioxidant and will make your hair soft and shiny.
Honeyquat 50- paraben free, low viscosity, subtantive honey derivative conditioning agent, binds moisture.
Horsetail - High in minerals such as potassium, selenium and magnesium, packed with silica helps strengthen hair, and imparts shine, restores elasticity antiseptic helps with dandruff, promotes circulation.
Jojoba - -great moisturizer, because it is similar to the sebaceous oil naturally produced by the skin. It also balances moisture in the skin.
Kaolin Clay - high in minerals such as silica, magnesium, iron, calcium. Natural detoxifier/draws out impurities, stimulates circulation to the skin while cleansing and exfoliating without removing skin oils. Good for dry or sensitive skin, soothes and nourishes.
Lavender - astringetn, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal properties heals sunburns, heals wounds, promotes circulation, combats psoriasis and eczema, acne.
Lemongrass - antibacterial, helps with hair loss, treat oily hair, and scalp conditions.
Lemon Peel - cleanser and astringent, helps to balance the skin's natural oil.
Lime - antiseptic, astringent, helps treat acne and acne scars.
Medofoam Oil - high in Vitamin E, contains 98% fatty acids.
Natural Chocolate Scent - Ingredients: water, Gum Arabic, Natural Favors, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate.
Neem - Good for dry itchy sensitive skin, dandruff. Prevents hair loss, dryness and nourishes the scalp.
Oatmeal, Milk & Honey Powder - detoxifies, softens, soothes and nourishes scalp.
Oat Powder - softens, shines, soothes itchy/irritated scalp. Good for sensitive skin, rich in silica.
Olive Oil - contains anitoxidants, a natural conditioner helps to seal in moisture on hair and scalp, prevents the production of the DTH hormone which causes hair loss.
Panthenol - emollient, humectant, converts to Vitamin B on the hair, attracts moisture and hydrates.
Peppermint/peppermint leaf - Stimulates growth, good for dry hair and scalp, removes dandruff, restores shine.
Pink Grapefruit - Antioxidant, contains Vitamin C. Stimulates hair follicles, promotes growth, strengthens hair.
Rhassoul Clay - contains a high percentage of silica, magnesium, potassium and calcium. It reduces dryness and flakiness, removes surface oil and dead skn.
Rice Bran Oil - light, nourishing oil packed with Vitamin E, contains anitoxidants such as Omega 3 and Omega 6.
Rosehip - aids in treating ezcema, hyperpigmentaion, helps prevent premature aging, soothes, heals and moisturizes mature skin, helps with age spots, scars, sun damage.
Rosemary - stimulates the scalp and promotes hair growth. It is also good for dry scalp and is a natural hair conditioner (It's also a uterine stimulant in high doses; safe in moderation and normal culinary use. If pregnant avoid using the oil entirely).
Sage Leaf - contains vitamins A, B and C as well as potassium and calcium. It helps reduce oily hair, control dandruff and hair loss. It is a natural gray reducer.
Sandalwood - most sacred herbs of Ayurveda. It’s antimicrobial (capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms), antiseptic, astringent. It’s hydrating properties, making it an ideal cleanser for gentle, sensitive, skin. Good for dry hair and scalp.
Sesame Oil - an anti-oxidant and good for sensitive skin. It can prevent break-outs, relieves dryness and is also good for treating eczema, psoriasis and eczema.
Shea Butter - a great moisturizer which also provides elasticity and sun protection. Aloe is great for hydration, itchy scalp and/or dandruff, and helps with hair loss by renewing the follicular cycle and stimulating the scalp.
Shikakai - a natural astringent and gentle cleanser, shikakai is referred to as "fruit for the hair". Helps to clear dandruff whilst being a natural hair conditioner with its mild pH.
Tamanu - anti-inflammatory, anitoxidant, astringent treats acne, acne scars, eczema, age spots, blemishes, promotes skin regeneration.
Tea Tree Oil - an antiseptic that nourishes and protects skin, good for acne.
Tulsi - known as the Holy Basil and regarded as a kind of "elixir of life". Natural cleanser, good for oily hair. Protects from hair loss and premature graying.
Turmeric - used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine is antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. It helps treat skin issues such as eczema, acne and rosacea. Helps sooth blemished skine and promotes healing as well as balances skin complexion.
Vanilla - natural calming/relaxing fragrance.
Ylang, Ylang – natural conditioner that stimulates hair growth
Yogurt Powder - contains lactic acid which is an alpha hydroxy acid. These acids are known to help treat sun-damaged and dry skin. Helps fade age spots and dissolve dead skin accumulated in the pores and closes large pores. It contains zinc which helps heal blemishes and is antibacterial and antifungal and helps fight acne.