It bathes the scalp in a propriatary blend of essential oils of cedarwood, juniper, fir needle, thyme, ginger, neem, organic herbs and green tea which help relieve itchiness and flakes and restore the scalp to a balanced state. A study done by the Dept of Dermatology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland showed that using these esssential oils help promote hair growth. It contains no chemicals which may cause irritation, instead we use Neem, a herbal remedy from the neem tree in India, referred to as the village pharmacy for its ability to help improve many skin problems. Neem is a traditional antibacterial and antifungal. Green tea is an antioxidant which promotes a healthy scalp. Organic flax oil provides omega-3 essential fatty acids which help prevent drying, flaking and cracking. Organic jojoba oil is a dry oil that closely resembles the scalp s own sebum. It is readily accepted by the skin as a scalp balancing treatment, making it a superior base for delivering beneficial ingredients such as essential oils. It softens and dissolves loose flakes and soothes the itching. Jojoba s unique structure keeps it from going rancid, thus no preservatives are needed. Massage onto scalp and leave on overnight. The non greasy formula helps relieve the itching and flaking. Tip: Some customers use it on excema as well.