University of North Carolina researchers found that when Diethanolamine (DEA), a chemical used as a thickening agent in most shampoos, is applied to the skin of pregnant mice, it interferes with their offspring’s normal brain development.
DEA blocks absorption of the nutrient choline, which is essential to brain development.
Homemade Rosemary Shampoo to Nourish and Stimulate Hair Growth
- 6 oz Aloe Vera Gel
- 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
- 10 Tbsp Baking Soda
- 15 drops Rosemary Oil
- 10 drops Geranium Oil
- BPA free plastic dispenser bottles
- Mix all ingredients together
- Store in a bottle