Orris root: dry shampoo.

Newsgroups: alt.folklore.herbs
Subject: Re: Orris root essential oil
From: kimmai.aol.com (Kim Mai)
Date: 1 May 1995 01:18:10 -0400

>what do you use it for?

I don't know about the oil, but orris root powder works pretty well as a dry shampoo. You have to brush it out pretty thoroughly, though (and put up with people such as my boyfriend, who thinks it's awfully cute to watch me take a "dust bath" : ) )