Monday, August 22, 2011
With Patchouli, Aloe Vera, Virgin Coconut Oil, Tea Tree Oil
Content: Patchouli, Aloe Vera, Virgin Coconut Oil, Tea Tree Oil and Depanthenol
Packaging: 250 mL bottle
SRP: P 210
Direction for Use : Apply small amount on wet hair to easily remove surface oils, dirts and grimes. Rinse and re-apply generously, massaging gently into scalp, particularly in areas that needs attention, then rinse thoroughly. For best result use with 1st Health 6 in 1 Hair Treats.
Stronger, thicker, fuller and healthier hair!
1st Health Nutri-Hair Shampoo provides the essential botanical hair nutrition from the best herbs, salves and balms of the world. Delivering total protection as it cleans your scalp, preventing dandruff and dirt accumulation, it also nourish as it cleanse, condition and moisturize your hair. Protecting each strand as it gives off a healthy shine.
1st Health Nutri-Hair Shampoo is designed perfectly for all hair types. Use in combination with Hair Treats 6 in 1…for a Stronger, thicker, fuller and healthier hair!
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS FOUND IN NUTRIHAIR
Patchouli is used widely in modern perfumery and modern industry to scent products. It is popular aromatherapy oil that induces relaxation.
It is also used as an effective all purpose insect repellent. Patchouli oil has also been used as a hair conditioner to moisturize and protect dreadlocks and afro hairs. Chinese medicine uses the herb to treat headaches, colds, nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Aloe Vera gel is used as a popular ingredient in commercially available personal care products such as lotions, soaps, facial creams, and other cosmetics and toiletries. It is s common practice for cosmetic companies to add sap or other derivatives from Aloe Vera. to products such as makeup, tissues, moisturizers, soaps, sunscreens, incense, razors and shampoos.
Aloe Vera extracts have antibacterial and antifungal activities, which may help in the treatment of minor skin infections in the scalp. Aloe Vera extracts have also shown to inhibit the growth of fungi that cause Tinea and have shown to inhibit growth of Streptococcus and Shigella species.
Aloe Vera is also widely used to retwist dreadlocked hair, it soothes the scalp while keeping it moist, thus eliminating the risk of flaky scalp.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree has a long history of traditional use. Australian aboriginals used tea tree leaves for healing skin cuts, burns, and infections by crushing the leaves and applying them to the affected area.
Tea tree oil has beneficial medical properties when applied topically, including antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral action, and is also believed to have beneficial cosmetic properties particularly in hair care products for it is also effective against mites such as scabies, and lice such as head lice.
Tea tree oil contains terpenoids, which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal activity. The compound terpinen-4-ol is the most abundant and is thought to be responsible for most of tea tree oil's antimicrobial activity.
In recent studies, the use of tea tree oil in shampoo, helps significantly reduced symptoms of dandruff, with 5% tea tree oil being responsible for the treatment of dandruff due to its ability to treat Malassezia furfur, the most common cause of the condition.
It is gentle enough to recommend for baby’s hair shampoo yet twice as potent compared to leading pharmaceutical grade treatment shampoo for scabies and lice.
Virgin Coconut oil is an excellent scalp moisturizer and hair softener. A study has shown its effectiveness and safety without absence of adverse reactions. A study found also that coconut oil when used as a conditioner; helps prevent protein loss from the wet combing of hair.