Since taking part in the KCCM Castor Oil Challenge >here<, I consider Jamaican Black Castor Oil to be one of my staples. Nowadays, running out of JBCO feels a bit like running out of battery on my phone - It puts me on edge!
I recently stocked up, so I could mix a fresh batch of my night oil. I usually mix it with a few drops of essential oil and apply to my scalp 2 or 3 nights a week, just before covering my hair for bed.
My MixI like to mix my JBCO with a few drops of Rosemary oil, which is said to help promote hair growth by stimulating the hair follicles and increasing circulation to the scalp.
I've recently started to add a few drops of Tea Tree Oil, which has strong cleansing properties, and is great for treating problems such as flaky scalp.(I've started to include the Tea Tree oil as a way of treating my scalp after having neglected it in the first 2 weeks of January. For more info on how to get rid of scalp problems >read here<.)
It was recommended to me that a good ratio is often
2 drops of essential oil to 5ml carrier oil.I use this as a guide but sometimes I add a bit more, or a bit less, depending.I find this mixture helps keep my scalp clean, and gives my hair great shine.
Let me know if you decide to try it, or if you use something similar.