How to Use Rosemary to Actually Grow Hair


how to use rosemary for hair regrowth

If you are disappointed in rosemary essential oil and its ability of regrowing hair, try this recipe.

Our findings show that rosemary extract contains a compound called 12-methoxycarnosic acid, in which helps with blocking DHT by suppressing 5a reductase enzyme activities.

For detail, read our rosemary for hair loss article here.




  1. (Optional) Grind rosemary leaves to make powder
  2. Put 400 ml of water + 400 ml of ethanol into a pot
  3. Add dried rosemary leaves (or the powder if you ground it) into the pot
  4. Boil it at 60C for 6~9 hours
  5. Let it cool down
  6. (Optional) Add 24 g of glycerin into the mixture for preserving moisture and antimicrobial effects.

Once the mixture is ready, put it into a small bottle and start using it twice a day (in the morning and before you go to bed).

For the remaining liquid, make sure to keep it sealed and refrigerated.

Here is a useful link explaining how to maintain 60C when boiling water or you can simply use a thermometer.