Get Beautiful Hair with These 5 Rosemary Remedies

Rosemary remedies can help us to strengthen our hair and maintain its natural color. In addition, they're very easy and economical to make.
Get Beautiful Hair with These 5 Rosemary Remedies
Karla Henríquez

Written and verified by the doctor Karla Henríquez.

Last update: 27 May, 2022

Rosemary remedies are very popular because they’re said to have multiple purposes. They help to stop hair loss, give hair shine and strength, etc.

The application of these remedies is also said to help improve blood circulation in the scalp and stimulate hair growth.

Benefits of rosemary

According to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN), rosemary is a source of fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, potassium, tannins, rosmarinic acid, rosmaricin, folates, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamins A, C, and B6.

Additionally, they point out that “rosemary leaves and flowering tops contain tannins (a bitter principle), vitamin C, rosmarinic acid, a saponin and the alkaloid rosmaricin (responsible for the stimulant effect)”.

A bunch of fresh rosemary sprigs.

Rosemary’s a plant that’s not only used in the gastronomic field, but is also used to care for skin and hair.

5 rosemary remedies for lovely hair

Below, you can find five remedies to make at home for healthier-looking hair.

1. Hair-growth tonic

If you want longer hair, continue reading to learn how to prepare a simple yet effective hair tonic by using rosemary needles. This product, among other things, helps regulate the pH of the scalp and combats problems such as dryness and excessive oil production.

It also cleanses impurities that are retained in the hair follicles and promotes healthy growth. Have you tried it yet? Take note!


  • 4 cups of water (1 liter)
  • 2 tablespoons of rosemary (30 g)


  • Boil the water with the rosemary for ten minutes.
  • After ten minutes, strain the water in a separate container.
  • Once cold, apply the infusion directly onto your scalp. You can also use a spray to apply the water all over your hair.

2. Rosemary oil for hair loss

Rosemary essential oil.

Essential oil is an important character among the different rosemary remedies if you’re having problems with hair loss. It’ll help you to reverse the effects of stress, aging, or simply hereditary factors.

You can buy it in a store or prepare it at home with a simple procedure that we’ll explain below.


  • 2 cups of rosemary needles (200 g)
  • 1 cup of olive oil (250 ml)


  • Fill any sort of container with a lid, such as a bottle, with the dried rosemary needles.
  • Afterwards, add the olive oil until the container is full.
  • Let the oil sit with the rosemary in a dark area for about a month.
  • Once the month is over, strain the oil and your rosemary oil will be ready.
  • Apply by massaging it into your scalp two or three times a week.

3. Rosemary, mint, and vinegar for oily hair

When your hair follicles produce more sebum than normal, it’s normal to have oily hair, which can give it a dirty appearance. You should stop oily hair as soon as possible to prevent it from turning into a bigger problem.

Take advantage of the properties of rosemary to find the solution.


  • 1 tablespoon of mint leaves (15 g)
  • 1 tablespoons of rosemary needles (15 g)
  • ½ cup of water (125 ml)
  • ½ cup of apple cider vinegar (100 ml)


  • Boil the half cup of water and infuse the rosemary with the mint leaves.
  • Afterwards, let it cool for fifteen minutes and strain to remove any leaves or needles.
  • When strained, add the apple cider vinegar and apple to the mixture and apply it directly to your scalp.

Check out this article too: Learn to Make Rosemary Soap for Oily Skin

4. Rosemary concentrate for grey hairs

A woman showing her grey hair.

For those who want to conceal gray hair and improve hair structure, rosemary’s also an ally. This is due to its pigmentation-related properties, which give a powerful color to the element to which it adheres.


  • 2 cups of water (500 ml)
  • 1 cup of rosemary (100 g)


  • Heat up the water, and when it comes to a boil, add the rosemary.
  • Turn off the heat and cover the pot to concentrate all of the plant’s properties.
  • When cool, strain the liquid and apply it directly onto your scalp.

5. Rosemary and cinchona for dandruff

The powerful combination of rosemary and cinchona bark (Cinchona officinalis) help stop dandruff and improve your scalp’s  appearance. Rosemary is one of the best solutions for the dryness that results from dandruff.


  • 8 cups of water (2 liters)
  • 2 cups of rosemary (200 g)
  • 3 cups of cinchona bark (300 g)


  • Heat up the water until it comes to a boil and add the cinchona bark.
  • Afterwards, lower to medium-heat and let the ingredients infuse for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, add the rosemary and turn off the heat. Let the mixture cool.
  • Strain the infusion and store into a glass container.

Rosemary is an ally for your mane

As you can see, rosemary remedies are specific for each hair-related problem. Thus, the options for beautifying your hair are at your fingertips. In addition, you can have fun preparing each of the easy recipes.


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