Home Made Essential Items on an urban homestead

Pure Essential Shampoo

Natural Shampoo with Essential Oils


  • 1/2 c of Dr. Bonner’s Pure Castile Almond Liquid soap

  • 1-1/2 c of Distilled Water

  • 3 T Coconut Oil

1-5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil

1-4 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil

Pour into container and shake.  Shake well before each use.

Rosemary  Is good for Hair Loss, Greasy/Oily Hair.  (The Rosemary plant was regarded as sacred by many civilizations and used to drive away evil spirits and protect against plague and infectious illness.)

Lavender  Is good for Dry Hair, Fragile hair, Hair Loss also a antimicrobial and antiseptic along with so many other benefits!

The French Medicinal Uses were for Dandruff, hair loss, insomnia and much much more!

Lavender Is a universal oil that has been known to balance t he body and work wherever there is a need!  If in doubt use Lavender!

Aromatic- Influence:  It promotes consciousness, health, love, peace, and a general sense of well-being.

Homemade Essential Oil  Shampoo
Home Made Essential Items on an urban homestead

Natural All Purpose 409 Cleaner

IMG_0182409 Cleaner

Ingredients you will need:

  • White Vinegar – 2 tablespoons
  • Borax-  1 Tsp
  • Hot Water– 1 Cup
  • Blue Dawn Liquid Dish Soap -1/8 Cup
  • 10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil

Mix all ingredients together, but don’t stir too much or it will get all bubbly!

Then pour int a 16 oz plastic spray bottle and continue filling bottle with cool water.

I love this cleaner  one of my Favs !

Author- Pamela Marston