Egg And Borax Shampoo

Egg and Borax Shampoo

As for what shampoo to use there is only one. It is egg and borax. To use it, wet the head thoroughly with warm water take the yolk of a raw new-laid egg and rub this well into the scalp, it will lather quite like soap. Keep on rubbing long time, then rinse in warm water to which borax has added in the proportion of a heaped teaspoonful to each quart. Rinse in a second and even in a third water if necessary,adding borax to each. Dry with towels or before the fire or sunshine. If you happen to have long hair, brush for an quarter of an hour before it is quite dry. The gloss and softness which will result will amaze you.

Recipe Instructions:
Source: Mrs Lavender. "Mrs. Lavender's Herbal Book", Mellifont Press (1930)

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Hair :Both whole herbs and essential oils can be used to promote hair and scalp health.
  • Shampoo :Old fashioned remedies for organic shampoos are easy to make and cost much less than pricey name brands.
mountain rose
Buy Bulk Herbs and Supplies