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Using Vodka in Aromatherapy?

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Category: Beauty Talk
Forum Name: Aromatherapy
Forum Description: The common scents way to health and beauty
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Printed Date: November 21 2019 at 5:40am


Topic: Using Vodka in Aromatherapy?
Posted By: muimui
Subject: Using Vodka in Aromatherapy?
Date Posted: April 04 2004 at 3:36pm
Hi everyone!
I'm currently using aromatherapy to help my thinning hair. I've read some books from the library and some recipes uses vodka.

Does anyone know what's the difference with using vodka and spring water?

Thanks!!



Replies:
Posted By: foxfan318
Date Posted: April 04 2004 at 6:06pm
The reason for using vodka:

It breaks down the herb better for tinctures and also does not go bad like water does.

Water is prone to souring, bugs, mold, etc.

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Hair type: fine but thick; natural blonde with 15% grey


Posted By: muimui
Date Posted: April 04 2004 at 11:44pm
Thanks foxfan318!

Currently, i have 2 recipes for hair tonics and i'm very confuse which to use..

Recipe 1
20ml Vodka
4 drops of Rosemary
3 drops of Lavender
3 drops of Cedarwood

Recipe 2
10ml Spring Water
10ml Aloe Vera gel
4 drops of Rosemary
3 drops of Lavender
3 drops of Cedarwood

Which do you think i should use??
Feel free to share your opinions!

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Posted By: bollywood
Date Posted: April 10 2004 at 9:19am
You should use Recipe 1 because the water will go bad, and aloe vera gel gets messy and doesn't do much for your hair (believe me, I've tried it). The Vodka is good for giving the hair volume and reducing oiliness.

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Posted By: kittybum
Date Posted: June 21 2005 at 5:17pm

I say the second one. Aloe vera can make your hair stronger. Instead of filtered water though use a carrier oil like olive oil.



Posted By: Hair Goddess
Date Posted: August 19 2005 at 1:59pm
I've heard of using vodka, however I'm a little hesitant because it's not natural. 


Posted By: NaturalBeauty
Date Posted: December 26 2005 at 10:57am
the vodka is used to dispurse the oils better.  I recomend vinigar.  You can use both recipies and instead of vodka or water use vinigar vinigar is great becasue it removes buildup in the hair and does not dry it out.  If your hair is colored you can dilute the mizture when you use it so it doens not strip color.


Posted By: Shyanne
Date Posted: May 21 2006 at 9:21am
I've heard all of these different uses for vodka...but vodka always sounds a bit too harsh for skin...Actually a bit too harsh for my mouth!

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Date Posted: July 05 2006 at 5:34pm
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Posted By: Anomis
Date Posted: August 19 2007 at 7:02pm
intresting hair tonics

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Posted By: ShowStoppers
Date Posted: March 21 2008 at 4:45pm
Vodka


Posted By: ShowStoppers
Date Posted: March 21 2008 at 4:45pm
eww, I never heard of that


Posted By: panzerswifey
Date Posted: April 29 2008 at 7:12pm
I take tinctures of herbs made with vodka and acutually it works
It just sounds bad. u dont use enogh vodka for it to do some sort of damage.


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Date Posted: June 19 2008 at 9:34pm
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Posted By: karengriffin
Date Posted: November 22 2011 at 10:42pm
Vodka is good for hair. I didn't know that.



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