How to make a customized aromatherapy shampoo

Posted: March 19, 2012 by Cristina Proano-Carrion

All-natural Aromatherapy Shampoos

Your everyday shampoo may contain harmful chemicals, which can cause skin irritation and allergies.  Instead of subjecting your hair and scalp to the harmful effects of chemicals, prepare your own organic hair cleanser for healthy and fragrant hair. Look for a fragrance-free shampoo that is free of toxic ingredients such as sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), diethanolamine (DEA) or momethanolamine (MEA), and use the following recipes according to your hair type. Here are some cool recipes for you:


1  32 oz bottle of unscented shampoo

20 drops Geranium Essential Oil

40 drops Lavender Essential Oil 20 drops 

Frankincense Essential Oil

Add the oils and shake well.  


To a 32 oz bottle of unscented shampoo, add: essential oils for greasy hair

20 drops  Bergamot Essential Oil

16 drops  Cypress Essential Oil

16 drops  Clary Sage Essential Oil

28 drops  Lemon, Essential Oil

Add the oils and shake well.  

  • SCALP TREATMENT SHAMPOO essential oils for dandruff

1  32 oz bottle of unscented shampoo:

20 drops Eucalyptus Radiata Essential oil

20 drops Peppermint Essential oil

20 drops Rosemary Essential oil

20 drops Cypress Essential oil

Add the oils and shake well.  

  • STRENGTHENING SHAMPOO FOR HAIR LOSS Human alopecia or hair loss - adult man hand holding comb on bald head

1  32 oz bottle of unscented shampoo
20 drops Cedarwood Essential Oil

30 drops Rosemary Essential oil

12 drops Clary Sage Essential Oil

18 drops Thyme Essential Oil

Add the oils and shake well.  

  • SHAMPOO FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS natural shampoo for teenagers

40 drops Lavender Essential Oil

28 drops  Lemon, Essential Oil

12 drops Spearmint Essential Oil

Diluted in a 32 oz of unscented shampoo

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© 2012, Cristina Proano-Carrion, Aromandina LLC
This information is based on traditional use of aromatherapy and it does not intend to diagnose or treat any condition. This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional. No part of this article may be reproduced in whole or in part without the explicit written permission of Aromandina.

  • Michelle Patterson

    So excited to try this out! Do you ever add any oils for scent?

  • Andre

    Thanks! I really like the recipes and will try making them for my family.