Wednesday, 23 November 2011 17:56

Comfrey Elder Rinse

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This is a great rinse of fresh nourishing herbs which help soften dry hair soothe the scalp and assist with hair growth. 

INGREDIENTS

10g  Fresh Torn or chopped Comfrey Leaf
10g  Fresh Elder Flowers Rubbed
10g  Fresh Sage Leaf Rubbed
1 litre /1qt Filtered Water 

Cheesecloth or muslin cloth for straining

METHOD

  1. Place water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. 
  2. Put herbs into the water, cover and lightly simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. 
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 1 to 2 hours
  4. Strain using cloth into storage container. 
  5. Use the liquid infusion to rinse through your hair. 
  6. This infusion can be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week. 

USE

Use this as a final rinse, even after using conditioner. You can warm it up before using to make it more comfortable, but cold is fine as well, and it's refreshing. Do not use the microwave and do not put it on your hair if it is too hot!

 

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Patricia "Deecoily" Gaines

Patricia Gaines aka Deecoily is the founder and creator of Nappturality in 2002, the beginning of the natural hair movement. Since 2000 she has been blogging on all things natural hair, Black culture and politics.

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