Herbal hair rinses are very easy to make—basically they are a cold tea—and they are good for all sorts of things—to clear dandruff, to lighten or darken hair and, of course, as a general conditioner to bring out the highlights in the hair.Infusions of Lime flowers of Nettles make good hair conditioners of Parsley is rubbed into the hair and scalp every few days it is said to help clear dandruff. An infusion of Rosemary made in the usual way—pour boiling water over two or three sprigs of rosemary, let it cool, and warm it up again just before use—not only makes the hair smell wonderful but it is extremely good for it and will darken dark hair. Use it as a final rinse. An infusion of Camomile flowers used in the same way will brighten fair hair. Rumour related that Lucrezia Borgia used some ‘unnatural means’ to lighten her hair—blondes being unusual in Italy—perhaps her secret concoction was nothing more ominous than infusion of Camomile.

Herbal hair rinses are very easy to make—basically they are a

cold tea—and they are good for all sorts of things—to clear

dandruff, to lighten or darken hair and, of course, as a

general conditioner to bring out the highlights in the hair.
Infusios of Lime flowers of Nettles make good hair conditioners

of Parsley is rubbed into the hair and scalp every few days it

is said to help clear dandruff. An infusion of Rosemary made in

the usual way—pour boiling water over two or three sprigs of

rosemary, let it cool, and warm it up again just before use—not

only makes the hair smell wonderful but it is extremely good

for it and will darken dark hair. Use it as a final rinse. An

infusion of Camomile flowers used in the same way will brighten

fair hair. Rumour related that Lucrezia Borgia used some

‘unnatural means’ to lighten her hair—blondes being unusual in

Italy—perhaps her secret concoction was nothing more ominous

than infusion of Camomile.

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