There is a stunning array both of botanical shampoos and their claims, to aid you in sorting out the claims here is a bit of information about botanical shampoos for you.
For starters, Most nice Botanical shampoo uses a base of castile soap. Castile soap is made from olive oil Most castile soaps out there use a blend of palm oil, olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil.
Almond oil and jojoba are added because not only do they nourish and moisten the scalp, they also provide a wonderful consistency to the shampoo. Jojoba wax (its actually a wax although its often called an oil) can be used to treat both damaged and dry hair, and almond is great for drying out oily hair.
Most commercial Botanical shampoos tend to include rosemary. not only because of its relatively low price but also because rosemary extractives encourages hair to grow longer and stronger by stimulating hair foliciles, It is widely believed that rosemary slows down premature hair loss and graying of the hair as well as being beneficial for Dandruff and dry scalps. Other common oils used to promote growth and add fragrance to shampoo are basil and peppermint.
One of the more useful infusions in botanical shampoo is ginger, Ginger helps to promote healthier hair that grows faster and is more resilient because it stimulates circulation to the scalp.
Lavender calms, reduces inflammation, cleanses, soothes and has slight drying properties. Lavender is also used to encourage growth.
There are a few different infusions that can help enhance your hairs natural color, for instance
brunettes benefit from rosemary, henna, and black tea infusions, while marigold, chamomile, or green tea can bring radiance back to blonde hair, Redheads enjoy a more brilliant full red color by utilizing infusions of Marshmallow leaves, Ginger, orange pekoe tea or hibiscus.
choosing the correct botanical shampoo for you can be difficult, definitely take the your hair type into consideration, then find or make the right botanical shampoo to fit your needs.
For example if you have thinning hair, the best shampoo for your thinning hair most likely would be a blend of rosemary, ginger and something to match your hair color. or for example if you have dry hair, you might use a blend of jojoba and rosemary with an herb to match your hair color as well.