dandruff

April 4, 2018
easy chamomile tea recipe

Chamomile German (Matricaria recutita) Research

Latin Name: Matricaria recutita or Chamomilla recutita Family: Asteraceae Chamomile has been used to calm the mind and soothe the skin.  People have used it as a folk remedy for wounds, to reduce itching, and to help with inflammation.  The dried herb is also commonly ingested as a tea to help with […]
April 6, 2018
dandruff

Dandruff

There can be multiple causes of dandruff: too much oil, skin that is too dry, a yeast infection from a fungus called Malassezia, or a sensitive reaction to harsh hair product ingredients. Tea tree oil maybe effective in reducing dandruff; more human research is necessary.  Coconut oil may help with […]
May 2, 2018

Apple Cider Vinegar (Malus sylvestris) Research

Latin Name: Malus sylvestris Family: Rosaceae People have used apple cider vinegar as a topical astringent to help with acne, insect bites, and infections.  Internally, it at has also been taken to help with detoxification, sore throats, hypertension, and high blood sugar. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a […]
May 21, 2018

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus or Rosmarinus officinalis Family: Lamiaceae Rosemary has been a revered herb since ancient times.  It is a strong antiseptic, aids in cardiac health, boosts cognitive function, and more. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree

May 25, 2018

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Research

Melaleuca alternifolia Family: Myrtaceae Tea Tree oil has long been used as a topical remedy for issues such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, cuts, acne, and insect bites. It may also be helpful against lice, more research is warranted.  Studies have shown it to be active against other insects and microbes […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree Dandruff Recipe

Can Tea Tree Help Get Rid of Dandruff? By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT There can be multiple causes of dandruff: too much oil production, skin that is too dry, a yeast infection from a fungus called Malassezia, or a sensitive reaction to harsh hair product ingredients. […]
June 18, 2018

Lemon (Citrus limonum) Research

Latin Name: Citrus limonum Family: Rutaceae A few dozen research articles were found on lemon. It is most researched for its antimicrobial actions, including antibacterial and antifungal possibilities. This gives it an antiseptic action good for cleaning surfaces and skin. Antioxidant and radical scavaging actions of the flavonoids of lemon […]
July 7, 2018

Sage (Salvia officinalis) Research

Latin Name: Salvia officinalis Family: Lamiaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
July 9, 2018

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) Research

Latin Name: Cymbopogon citratus Family: Graminaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
May 2, 2019

Lemongrass