Home Remedies for Dandruff

How to get rid of dandruffDandruff is a common scalp problem. Dry and flaky or oily grainy dead skin in the hair and itchy scalp are common forms of dandruff. Excessively oily skin or dry skin is prone to dandruff problem. However, there are numerous other reasons for dandruff. Sometimes, Medical conditions of skin like eczema can cause severe dandruff where increased shedding of dead skin cells occur. Other causes are fungal infection, unclean hair, hormonal changes, seasonal changes, stress etc.
Here are some easy tips that may help you to control dandruff.

Avoid Junk food:
Unhealthy eating habits is one of the reasons for dandruff. To avoid dandruff, eat nutritious food regularly.

Fenugreek seeds:
Fenugreek seeds is an excellent remedy on Dandruff. Soak 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds overnight into 1/2 cup water. Make a fine paste and apply to your scalp and wash thoroughly after 30 minutes.

Apple Cider vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar helps to kill the bacteria. Mix 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar with 2 tbsp water and damp it on the scalp with cotton ball. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash with mild shampoo.

Coconut Oil:
If you have dry skin, make 1 tbsp coconut oil warm and gently massage on the scalp. Leave it overnight and wash with mild shampoo. Do it atleast twice a week.

Whisk 2 tbsp plain Yogurt. Massage on the scalp. After 45 minutes rinse it off with warm water and shampoo.

Lemon Juice:
Lemon juice is an inexpensive dandruff controller. To use lemon juice, wash hair with natural shampoo, rinse thoroughly. Apply lemon juice to you scalp. Do not rub harshly, massage gently. Then after 5 minutes rinse with warm water. It will make your hair shiny and dandruff free.

Herbal Oil:
Many people face hair-fall due to dandruff. For that reason, use herbal oils for head massage. It will keep your scalp moist and help to make your hair stronger.

Few points to remember:
* Keep your hair and scalp clean. Dandruff worsens because of uncleaned hair.
* Comb at least twice a day, it is beneficial for blood circulation.
* If you have abnormally high dandruff, seek the dermatologist and use the above remedies only under doctor's advice.


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