Natural Shampoo with Saponaria (For Oily Hairs)

Saponaria officinalis, also known as soap tree, is a plant of the genus Camphor. Roots are used by beating. The saponin ingredient contained in it provides foaming.

Saponaria is used frequently in the food sector, for making tahini halva and turkish delight. One of the main reasons for choosing this plant is because of the principle of not using anything on my body if I do not put it on my plate.


25 gr. saponaria,

25 gr. chamomile,

350 ml. hot water,

2 tablespoons baking soda,

2 drops sandalwood oil


1. Put chamomile and saponaria in a pot. Add water and boil for half an hour. (During the boil, it may cause too much bubbles if it contact with air, keep your eye on pot.)

2. After half an hour, take it out of the heat and let it cool, leave it closed for 12 hours.

3. Strain the water the next morning with the help of a cheesecloth.

4. Add the baking soda and sandalwood oil into the water and mix well.

5. Your shampoo is ready, shake before use!


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