Spicy Lemon Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

This shampoo contains a proven anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory blend used in Petite Marie Organics moisturizers for acne-prone skin. You can use Castile soap to make this shampoo; otherwise, you can use a Basic Cleanser recipe from the Cleansing chapter. Make this shampoo in a large batch and give a bottle to everyone you know who may suffer from dandruff. It is very inexpensive and easy to make, and it works miracles. If you want your shampoo to make a lot of foam, add ½ teaspoon decyl glucoside (for sources, see Appendix A)


3 oz Castile soap

1 tablespoon glycerin (if using Castile soap)

1 teaspoon jojoba oil (if using Castile soap)

3 tablespoons witch hazel

1 teaspoon marigold (calendula) macerated oil

20 drops tea tree oil

10 drops clove essential oil

8 drops lemon grass essential oil

7 drops eucalyptus essential oil

½ teaspoon zinc oxide

Method :

Prepare the Basic Cleanser . If using Castile soap, soften it with glycerin and jojoba oil; stir well. Gradually add the remaining ingredients. To help dissolve zinc oxide, add a tablespoon of cleanser or witch hazel, make a smooth paste, and then add to the remaining ingredients. Stir well. Transfer to a plastic or glass bottles. If you need more shampoo, simply multiply recipe

application :

Every day , massage a small amount into wet hair , leave it one for one minute and then rinse off. Please note that this shampoo is loaded with natural ingredients . So it will not foam lavishly .

storage :

store up to nine months in a closed container . Please replace the lid promptly after use