wheatgrass for hair

If you have ever treated yourself to a "shot" of wheatgrass at your local health food shop, you’ll recognize the taste, and the color -- both are extremely green -- for lack of a better term. Why? That tiny little cup of thick green juice goes down fast and starts nourishing your body immediately.

Holistic health experts say that wheatgrass contains 98 of the 102 earth elements, and the benefits for humans are a lengthy list. Wheatgrass allows the body to perform and function at it’s best and highest levels, when taken regularly. It also does amazing things for our skin and hair.

It’s a great option for those who are highly active and allows you to clean your hair thoroughly, without removing much needed protective oils. 

Wheatgrass used topically is known to help reduce the appearance of gray hair, treat dandruff and scalp problems and add and seal in moisture, naturally. It’s a great option for those who are highly active and allows you to clean your hair thoroughly, without removing much needed protective oils. These 3 wheatgrass shampoos may be worth a try.

Peter Lamas Wheatgrass Shampoo, $20

This product is known to be an effective detox for chlorine and excessive mineral deposit build-up. This shampoo also helps to protect color and guards against color fading.  This product is 100% vegan, certified organic and is cruelty and paraben free.

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Supernatural Wheatgrass Protective Shampoo, $29

This sulfate-free shampoo has UV protection to keep color from oxidizing or fading. The antioxidants (wheatgrass) and aloe work together to soothe a sensitive scalp. It also contains non-irritant essential oil of orange, clary and tangerine leaf fruit extracts to preserve color and hydrate dry hair.

Qhemet Biologics Egyptian Wheatgrass Cleansing Tea, $13

If you have multi-textured hair in need of a good clarifying treatment session, this sulfate-free, pure kosher shampoo is for you. The shampoo includes organic wheatgrass extracts, barley, alfalfa, and aloe. It has vegetable glycerin to add shine and promote health, naturally. It reduces the chances of excessive shedding and the soothing lavender scent is perfect for using before bed at night.


Any of these 3 shampoos can be used on all hair types, and, for those who are more active, due to their concentration of organic content, these shampoos can be used more regularly if needed. It’s recommended that you lather the shampoo in, let it sit in your hair for 3-5 minutes then rinse and condition as usual.

Have you ever used wheatgrass for your hair or health?