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Herbaliz Hair & Scalp Oil Treatment, Original

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Herbaliz Hair & Scalp Oil Treatment, Original product label collected on April 12, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Herbaliz Hair & Scalp Oil Treatment, Original is 3.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) ESSENTIAL OIL.

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Oil* infused with herbs (Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail)*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle)*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary)*, Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint)*), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil* infused with Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf* and Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root* and steam distilled essential oils of Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary)*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender)*, Salvia Officinalis (Sage)*. *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

Shake well. Apply a small amount to fingers. Massage into scalp and hair. Leave on from 30 minutes to overnight. Shampoo.

Warnings from packaging:

SHAKE BEFORE USE Use within 9 months of purchase. Keep out of eyes. Not for internal use.

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