Rosemary is a herb that nowadays can be used to be main ingredients for some beauty and health products. Some people use rosemary to garnish their food or to give some smell and flavor to it. Rosemary is originally from Mediterranean region. It is woody, needle-like leaves and white, purple, blue, and pink flowers.
Other than the usage of the leaves for flavoring food, rosemary was extracted into oil and can the oil can be used for fragrance. That is why now many beauty industry launch their beauty products using rosemary. In fact, there is scented water using rosemary because the smell gives calming and romantic atmosphere. This herb is believed have lots benefits for our health especially for our skin. Also read: health benefits of rosemary for our skin.
People more familiar about rosemary for culinary usage. because rosemary is a herb that often being used for food ingredients. It can give flavor and some fragrance to the foods. Nowadays, rosemary not only just being used as food ingredients. The rosemary can be extracted to be an oil. The oil can be used for skin care or any beauty products. Also read: health benefits of rosemary essential oil.
Health Benefits of Rosemary Shampoo
Aside from that, now you can find rosemary shampoo. There are many shampoo products that used rosemary as their main ingredients. Why choose rosemary? Here are the health benefits of rosemary shampoo:
- Hair loss
Hair loss is a very common hair problem amongst men and women. For some people excessive hair loss can cause baldness. This is can be caused by stress or alopecia. Alopecia is a disease that will cause excessive hair loss. Rosemary is believed can improve blood circulation. Good blood circulation in the scalp will help to supply more nutrition to the cell so it can stimulate hair growth and nourishing the hair. Also read: benefits of fish oil for hair loss
- Reduce sebum
Rosemary contains chemical combination that can reduce the excess of sebum in the scalp that can block your hair follicles. if the hair follicles get blocked by the sebum it can cause other hair problem. This problem can be one of many reason that can cause hair loss.
This is also a common hair problem among us. This problem can cause an itchy feeling in our scalp and some flakiness. It is caused by not enough cleanliness in the scalp, sensitive scalp for some hair products, dry skin, too much shampooing. Using rosemary shampoo will help you to prevent and even cure the dandruff problem in your hair.
- Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
This benefit might be not very familiar amongst us. But, do you know that rosemary contains some anti-bacterial and anti-fungal that can help to clean your scalp from some bacteria or fungi, dirt, even pollution that accidentally stick to our hair or scalp. Those components can lead to cause dandruff.
- Softer, stronger and shiny hair
Rosemary is believed can regulate the scalp’s oil that will help to prevent the cause of dandruff from dry scalp and hair. Which means it can make your hair softer than before. As you know, that rosemary can be prevent and cure hair loss that means your hair will get stronger so it won’t easily fall apart. Other than that, using a shampoo which contains rosemary can make your hair more shiny.
Caution of Rosemary Shampoo
There are many more of health benefits of rosemary shampoo than just as i describe above. Although rosemary have lots of benefits to our health. There are some caution that you have to be aware before using it. Some products that are made from rosemary may not be perfect for them. There are some people that are allergic to rosemary. Same like tea tree, you can not take rosemary internally. If you consume it internally in excessive amount it can causes vomiting, uterine bleeding, kidney malfunction, skin redness, and allergic reactions.
For children under 15 years old, it is best to keep it away from them. As we know that the rosemary can be harmful if we take it internally and some children under the age of 15 often put some things to their mouth accidentally. So, this product might not be the best choice for them. Also read: health benefits of tea tree oil for hair and scalp.
For pregnant women, rosemary can probably be unsafe if they consume it internally or accidentally have an actual contact to the mouth and goes into the body. Some study has proven that rosemary can stimulate menstruation flow, so if it consumed by a pregnant woman it can cause miscarriage.