Fantastic Natural Remedies You Can Use For Getting Rid Of Dandruff

Fantastic Natural Remedies You Can Use For Getting Rid Of Dandruff
Dandruff is a popular hair disease that, it is a scurf that forms on the head and comes off in little particles.
People are scared of it as they feel ashamed in front of others while having dandruff. It is a human tendency to treat “dandruff sufferers” prettily. It is a severe problem among people, nowadays.

If you have dandruff, then you'll get to know that there are various complications in facing such an ailment. Dandruff makes our scalp so dry that it leads to irritation. It leads to itching throughout the head, and we feel shamefaced while doing so. Having dandruff doesn't mean that it couldn't be controlled.

Types of Dandruff

To cure dandruff, firstly you have to verify that which kind of dandruff do you suffer. It could be of various kinds as given below:
• Dry skin related dandruff
 Oil-related dandruff
 Fungal dandruff
 Disease-related dandruff

Causes of Dandruff

There may be various causes of having dandruff like not washing hair properly, a formation of skin cells on the scalp, excessive oil on the scalp, dryness of the hair or caught to some fungus.

Symptoms of Dandruff

Some signs you could use to rectify whether you have dandruff or not and those:
Small white flakes on scalp and shoulder.
Facing itchiness on the scalp.
Oily scalp and white flakes due to it.
Eczema is also a symptom.
There could be facial rashes over nose, eyebrows, cheeks, ears, and beard.

Home Remedies for Dandruff

Dandruff is a very irritating condition which will leave you embarrassed with the chunks of white flakes strewn all over your hair and dress. There are no effective medical treatments for dandruff. This is why you must opt for the natural remedies to get rid of dandruff. Here are the seven most effective natural remedies for dandruff that will help you get rid of it in the most effective way ever. 

 Coconut oil and lemon massage

Heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and then add the same amount of lemon juice. Mix it well and then apply it on the scalp. Leave it for 20 minutes then rinse off with a shampoo.


Take some fresh curd and stir it well to make a paste. Apply the paste generously to your scalp and let it stay for at least an hour. Then wash it off with shampoo.

 Baking soda

Wet your hair slightly and then rub a spoonful of baking soda all over your scalp. Leave it for ten minutes and then wash it off with warm water.

 Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is effective to fight dandruff from roots of the hair and strengthens follicles, pour a few drops of tea tree oil and mix it with some olive oil. Now massage it on your scalp, and let it stay for twenty minutes. Then, wash it off with warm water.

 Apple Cider vinegar

Mix equal amount of apple cider vinegar and water and keep it aside. After washing your hair, apply it on your scalp and massage for a minute. Let it stay for 15 minutes and then wash off with warm water.

 Neem (Indian Lilac)

Grind the leaves of neem (Indian lilac) and make a thick paste. Apply it on your scalp for 10 minutes then wash it off.

 Fenugreek pack

Soak several fenugreek seeds in water overnight and then grind it well into a thick paste. Apply the paste for an hour and then wash it with a mild shampoo.
These home remedies are completely organic and are devoid of any chemical products. They work by nourishing your scalp and make it healthy to stop the formation of dandruff flakes. You must repeat the remedies thrice a week till you notice the desired improvement. If still, your dandruff persists, it might indicate some underlying health use. In such a situation the best way is to consult an expert.

Tips to prevent your hair from Dandruff

They are several home remedies for dandruff which can help you to get rid of this. There are specific tips to stay away from dandruff, and they are:
 Endeavour to wash your hair regularly
 Whenever you see symptoms of dandruff, try your best to cure it
 Never ignore any symptom of dandruff and wash hair with dandruff shampoo daily.

When you are suffering from dandruff, then you should have such food which would help you to get rid of dandruff. This is so because there are certain foods which cause dandruff. So, we should have such foods which are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, biotin, and protein. A diet full of green vegetables should opt to avoid dandruff. These all will help in maintaining your hair healthier and stronger.

To prevent dandruff, all you need to do is to keep your hairs hygienic as dandruff is contagious and if your hairs are not cleaned properly then it will reach you frequently. Prevent your hair from dust and all other types of damage to your hair and scalp. Once you are caught by dandruff, then it becomes difficult to get rid of it, so it is necessary to take precautions much before than that. You should wash your hairs after a certain interval so as not be away from it as it carries other hair problems with it like hair fall, split ends, etc.

It is specified from the above content that dandruff is one skin disease which is easy to get but challenging to get rid off. Using the above mentioned natural remedies and precautions you can avoid dandruff and all other hair problems as well. 

About the author:

Dr. Sohil is a health professional who graduated from Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Dentistry, who has an undying love for writing and an immense need to empower people with knowledge about home remedies, alternative medicine, fitness, and holistic health care.  He is someone who follows what he preaches and who contributes a lot of articles for several medical websites.

In his free time, you can find him watching his favorite movies, going on treks and spending time with Bruno, his dog!
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