Eliminating Dandruff Root Cause

The problem of Dandruff is faced in every season. It is a humiliating feeling when white dandruff particles are seen on back and shoulders and upon clothes. Also Dandruff is left untreated can cause ailments like Pimples/Acne on forehead, neck etc. Some easy home remedies can help eliminate Dandruff problems. Let’s find out.

Tomato – This is an excellent option for oily hair. You would need to take off the seeds from a ripe tomato and mash it. Add one teaspoon of Fuller’s earth clay aka Multani mitti to it. Apply this pack over your scalp and massage thoroughly. This will aid in healthy blood circulation and stop Dandruff from growing. When dry wash it off with cold water.

Curd/Yogurt - Dandruff occurs due to formation of dead skin layers on scalp. Curd helps in scaling of scalp through its anti- fungal properties. Take one cup of curd and add a pinch of black pepper and mix well. Apply this paste on scalp and hair and wash it after 30 minutes.

Fenugreek Seeds/ Methi Dana – Soak some fenugreek seeds overnight in water and make a paste in the morning and apply to scalp. Rinse it off after 45 minutes with shampoo.

Aloe Vera – It is a good solution for oily scalp. Take some alovera gel and apply it over your scalp. Its anti- Bacterial properties will kill the fungal infections if any.

Chickpea Flour/Besan – Take two teaspoons of Chickpea flour/Besan and add half cup of curd to it and apply it all over scalp and hair. Wash it with warm water after 20 minutes.

Lemon - Take some lemon juice in a bowl and add some honey to it. Apply this on the scalp. Citric acid I lemon wards off the dandruff whereas the honey moisturizes the hair.

Oil – If the scalp is dry and Dandruff problem also persists then applying hot oil, extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil can help. These oils moisturize the scalp and take off the dead skin and should be applied at least twice a week.