Dandruff is a very common disease of the scalp. Its scientific name is Pityriasis simplex capillitia. When the surface of scalp becomes extremely dry, then the surface skin becomes dead. This dead skin is shed off the scalp in form of dandruff. Dryness is not the only reason for dandruff. It may also result as a result of allergy or side-effect of any medicine or oil or fungal attack. People who do not wash their hair properly also suffer from dandruff. Excess dandruff leads to itching in the scalp and early hair fall.
Here, I Would Like To List 13 Natural Treatments, Which Will Help You Get Rid Of Dandruff Completely.
Mustard Oil And Lemon
Take about 2-3 spoonful of mustard oil. Mix half lemon in it. Turbidity will appear. Apply this mixture on hair. Rinse hair after 15-20 minutes. Repeat the process once a week. Dandruff will disappear after 3-4 uses.
Green Tea Water
If some green tea is cooked in a glass of water, and then the hair is washed with this water, dandruff treatment can be achieved. This process should be repeated after every 5-6 days or at least once a week.
Applying salicylic acid to dandruff affected area can help you get rid of dandruff easily. It is available in the market. Aspirin is a salicylic acid containing tablet. If two tablets of aspirin (powdered) are mixed with coconut oil; and this mixture is applied on scalp, then an effective treatment of dandruff can be obtained.
The orange flowers of marigold have anti-fungal properties. Take a marigold flower. Take out its juice and apply on scalp. Juice of marigold can be obtained by crushing the flowers in a mortar pestle and them filtering them in a muslin cloth. If cause of scalp dandruff is fungal attack, then definitely relief will be attained. Make sure that you are using only the dark orange colored flowers of marigold.
Coconut oil is anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. Regular usage of coconut oil before bath provides an effective treatment for dandruff.
Apply Egg On The Scalp
If the yolk of chicken egg is applied on dandruff affected scalp, then dandruff will be removed easily. Many pharmaceutical preparations contain egg oil as their main ingredient. Lutein and lecithin of egg have an anti-fungal effect on the dandruff affected scalp. If you have a problem with the smell of egg, then you can mix the egg with henna and then apply on the scalp.
Henna (botanical Name: Lawsonia Inermis)
Henna or green mehandi is a powerful anti-oxidant. It contains an active anti- fungal component known as Lawsone. It cleanses the scalp and helps it get rid of the dead skin easily. Applying mehandi to the hair once every month, would be quite affective in dandruff treatment. It also gives natural conditioning to the hair. If you don’t want the color of the mehandi, then apply this mehandi only for one to one and a half hour.
Fuller’s Earth And Rose Water
If the cause of dandruff is extremely oily skin and scalp, then fuller’s earth will prove to be the most affective home remedy. Make a mixture of fuller’s earth and rose water; apply this just as a shampoo on the hair. You will get rid of dandruff easily. Actually fuller’s earth is mud from multan and is rich in lime. It is an excellent cleaning agent.
Apply Baking Soda & Olive Oil
Take half a tea spoon of baking soda and mix it with 5-6 spoons of olive oil. Massage your hair well with this mixture just before bath. Repeated treatment after every 5-6 days will provide you shiny, dandruff free hair. Complete dandruff removal will be attained after about 3 treatment (say in 20 days). It is important to note that we should not apply baking soda to the hair directly; it will lead to excess of hair loss.
Wash Off The Hair With Beer
Washing the hair with fruit beer or simply beer if a very affective natural treatment of dandruff. All alcohol bases are anti-fungal; they prevent growth of fungus, especially yeast on the scalp. Beer treatment will bring a beautiful luster to your hair as well.
Garlic & Yoghurt
Crush 5-6 cloves of garlic and mix them in yoghurt. Anti- fungal effect of garlic will have a deleterious effect on the growth of dead scalp.
Apply Apple Juice
Apply a cup of Apple juice to the dandruff affected scalp. Leave your hair for about half an hour. Then rinse with cold water. Apple juice is effective in removing dandruff permanently. It also acts as a hair conditioner.
Peach Paste & Yoghurt
Paste of atleast two peaches mixed with yoghurt make an excellent hair masque. Peach is a storehouse of vitamins; it provides a moisturizing effect to the skin and helps to get rid of dead skin.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.