I have been having great success using the remnants of my nettle infusion to rinse my hair in the shower. I got the idea from Susun Weed’s website. Then later I read that Nettle is supposed to help prevent dandruff and to restore the natural colour of hair. Not that I really need either of these, but nettle feels great and I love pouring something green and earthy smelling on my head in the morning. It reminds me of swimming in creeks in the summer.
Good to know, thanks margi. I do struggle with dandruff and I’ll try anything (esp. wild!) to tame the beast.
What do you infuse the nettle in, btw? And do you use the whole plant or just the leaves, or does it matter either way?
I’ve been using 1 oz. dried nettle leaf infused in 1L of boiled distilled water in a large mason jar, left overnight. I drink most of the infusion through the day and leave about 1/2 c to use as a hair rinse the next day. It feels sooo nice on your scalp – warm and slightly tingly!
Sounds great! And yummy, like nettle tea. I once had some delicious nettle-mint tea. I bet a nettle-mint infusion would be good for scalp care. The mint could have some bug repellent properties, too.
i just set up nettle root with cold water. is there a diffrence between root and leaf? What is it?
Whats good for hair. can i put some other things erbs in the water
my hair feel a little dry an not so nutriated.