shae is very conditioning as well..essential oils do not condition and are used in very tiny amounts for medicinal reasons
27 years growing dreadlocks the natural way
My dreads are over 9 feet long
then its fine
we even had people living off grid who built solar water distillers to destill their water for hair washing
bronners is probably the most biodegradable soap there is..however.. for camping purposes, you should still carry a bucket 300 feet (or more depending on slope of terrain towards the water) away from any water sources, bronners biodegrades very quickly in dirt...but can take like a year in water.