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Ginger Root Scalp Wash


Here is a homemade remedy to an itching scalp – ginger root is one of those amazing roots that soothe the scalp and keep dandruff in check.  A simple DIY hair cleanser 100% natural and great for little princesses scalp too. As a tea alone its a keeper for life!


You will need:


1 Ginger Root

2 Cups of Water

1 Tablespoon of Lemon juice

1 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil


What to do:

1. Finely grate ginger root into 2 cups of water and boil until its one cup of ginger tea.

2. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice.

3. Add a tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

4. Apply the brew to the scalp and leave to dry (20 minutes).

5. Rinse with warm water.


* Ginger has anti-inflamatory properties to soothe the scalp. *Ginger root is a great home remedy for dandruff; dandruff is on of the most common scalp problems in both women and men. *Ginger root is an effective remedy for hair loss, fresh extract of ginger root makes hair stronger and more pleasant smelling. * Fresh Ginger roots which contain magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and vitamins helps in making your hair stronger, healthier and shinier.

Ginger: Mix some ginger root in warm olive oil and apply it on to your head. This is one of the most effective dry scalp home remedies, which not only gets rid of dandruff, but also nourishes your hair.

Scalp tonic to stimulate hair growthAnnie’s Remedy suggests the following hair and scalp treatment to rev up your hair follicles.  For a ginger oil treatment, grate fresh ginger root and mix it with sesame oil. Massage the ginger oil into your scalp and leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes.  Rinse and shampoo your hair (shampoo bit is optional). Making ginger root a fantastic natural hair product.




To condition – Take a spoonful of unrefined coconut oil warm and apply to damp hair.

Ginger Root Scalp Wash

Simple, frugal and 100% natural.

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About Liz Mugo-Akuku

Liz Mugo-Akuku is the founder and publisher behind as well as a wife and mama to a very active boy. Lover of folklore, and just a girl on a journey to radiant health. I do this by eating REAL food, finding love in myself, and concocting homemade remedies. Want to join me? You know you want to!

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