rosemary water for hair

Rosemary Water For Hair: Darkens Hair & Stimulates Hair Growth

Have you tried using rosemary water for hair yet?

If you have been on this hair blog before, you know how much I love my hair rinses. I personally never skip hair rinse on my wash day. And rosemary water is slowly becoming one of my favorite hair rinses.

The reason is simple because rosemary water is super effective to boost hair growth, darken your gray hair, and combat hair loss. Plus, it makes your hair smell divine.

I sometimes just make this hair rinse to use after my workouts. Just to make my hair smell nice and fresh.

Benefits of Rosemary Water For Hair

As per a study conducted, rosemary was proven equally effective as minoxidil to treat severe hair fall problems. It not only helps control hair shedding but also helps in faster hair regrowth and growth, increasing hair volume and treating minor scalp infections.

Rosemary Water For Hair: Darkens Hair & Stimulates Hair Growth

How To Make Rosemary Hair Rinse?

Rosemary hair rinse is fairly easy to make and even easier to use.

I make it like any other hair rinses.



Boil 4 cups of mineral water. We are using mineral water here to get maximum benefits from this decoction and so that we don’t accidentally use hard water that will hamper our scalp’s pH.

Add a couple of rosemary leaves to it, cover the pot so the oils and nutrients stay as intact as possible.

Let it boil for 7-8 minutes. Some people prefer boiling it until half of the water is reduced and you achieve the darker color of the decoction. But I prefer to boil it for just 7-8 minutes.

Then switch off the flame, let the pot stay covered for half an hour. And then open the lid.

Sieve the water. You now have rosemary tea rinse ready to be used.

At this point, your whole house must have been transformed into a spa with the best aroma.

How To Use Rosemary Tea For Hair The Right Way?

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To use this rosemary tea, simply wash your hair with your favorite shampoo and use a hair conditioner.

After rinsing the conditioner, just pour this rosemary water on your hair and scalp. I personally use a spray bottle for ease. But my sister simply takes the rinse in the shower and pours it onto her head.

Let this rosemary tea stay on your hair. Don’t rinse it off.

Don’t worry I use it all the time, it is completely safe.

You can follow it up with serum if you like.

What To Add To This Rosemary Water To Make It More Effective?

We all know that I am going to share some variations of this rosemary water, to better target your hair woes. So here it goes:

For Gray Hair

If you are looking to naturally cover gray hair, then simply add coffee or black tea to this decoction and use it. It works like a charm. And you can also check out my grey hair reversal story.

To Treat Hair Fall

If severe hair fall is your main hair problem these days, then simply add fenugreek rinse to this and use it every time you wash your hair. You will love how well it combats hair fall.

Dull Lifeless Hair that Lacks Shine

If you have lifeless hair that appears dull no matter what, then you can add some freshly brewed green tea to this rosemary water and use it as a final rinse. This will add a beautiful shine to your hair.

Faster Hair Growth

If faster hair growth is your only desire, simply add rice water to rosemary water and use it. It will induce hair growth.

Hope you found this customizable rosemary water for hair recipes helpful. Let me know which one you tried and loved the most.

If you simply cannot find rosemary leaves and still want to reap the benefits of rosemary for hair, then this tip is for you. 🙂

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Have a lovely day!

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