Dandruff Home Remedies

March 17 21:08 2019 Print This Article

Dandruff is the most common condition affecting the scalp. This condition can appear at any time from infancy to old age, and can come and go more or less at random. It is a natural and harmless scalp condition in which the shedding of dead skin cells occurs at an unusually fast rate. It is an itchy, annoying and persistent skin disorder of the scalp. It is a form of skin inflammation which has no known cause, and can appear at any time from infancy to old age. It can also be a symptom of seborrhoeic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infection or head lice. Seborrhea can present as a variety of conditions such as dandruff, thick scales on the scalp, redness on the face or in the armpits, or raw, red patches below the breasts. Cradle cap is the term used when seborrheic dermatitis affects the scalp of infants. Treatment of seborrhea (dandruff) is directed at fighting the skin inflammation.

Home Remedies for Dandruff

Below are presented a few Dandruff cure home remedies:

  • Grind into a fine paste two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds that have been soaked for eight hours in water. Apply to scalp and wash out after 30 minutes.
  • Make a mixture of 2 teaspoons of vinegar and 6 teaspoons of water and apply it on the scalp before you go to bed.
  • The use of a teaspoon of fresh lime juice for the last rinse, while washing the hair, is another useful remedy.
  • Beets have been found useful in dandruff.
  • Mayonnaise is also a beneficial remedies for hair having dandruff.
  • Apply warmed coconut oil with the juice of two lemons, and leave in hair for two hours before shampooing out.
  • The juice of snake gourd has been found beneficial in the prevention and treatment of dandruff.
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