Home Remedies For Dandruff

Home Remedies For Dandruff

Home Remedies For Dandruff

We in life experience dandruff multiple times and if we see around the world 1 out of 5 people are affected by the dandruff problem. In a survey, it has been seen that around 70% of Indians are experiencing some kind of dandruff and dry scalp problem. Tiny pieces of dead skin cells on the scalp of a person are dandruff. Dandruff is the most embarrassing thing any personal experiences in their life. This disease mostly affects adults, but it can also affect you after adulthood or it can be seen on newborn babies as well. Generally, a few steps including shampooing daily and routine changes can remove dandruff from the scalp, but not in every case of dandruff. Removal of dandruff and cure depends on the type of dandruff your scalp is carrying.

Types of dandruff are-

  1. Dry skin dandruff- This dandruff affects most people commonly in the winter season. Cold weather dries the scalp and washing of hair with hot water also creates dry skin dandruff.

  2. Oily skin dandruff- A gland directly below the skin produces sebum. Sebum is an oily substance that keeps skin moisturized and keeps dandruff under control. But when the gland produces too much sebum, it attracts the dead cells and combines them into yellow flakes.

  3. Fungus-related dandruff- Malassezia is a genus of fungi found on the skin surfaces of every human being, and produces a high amount of dandruff.

  4. Disease-related dandruff- There are a few skin problems including psoriasis and eczema can cause dandruff. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that grows skin cells too quickly and eventually causes dandruff. Eczema produces a large flake of dandruff, in this skin condition skin turns red. 

The presence of dandruff on the scalp causes itching, skin flakes, crusty scalp, etc.

 

What are the causes of dandruff?

Dandruff causes because of several reasons including the causes mentioned below-

  • Oily and irritated skin

  • Dry scalp and skin

  • Fungal infection 

  • Skin problems

  • Lack in the washing of hair

  • Minimum usage of hair oil

  • Usage of chemical shampoo

  • Hot water shower is also the main cause of dandruff.

What are the complications of dandruff?

Dandruff is one of the most embarrassing disorders of skin which affects the scalp, hair, beard, eyebrows, and nose surroundings. Dandruff is the visible particle that falls on the shoulder and can be seen on the hair. Dandruff is more ubiquitous in men than women. Parkinson disease, HIV, weak immune system, and diseases that affect the nervous system also creates severe dandruff.

Dos and Don’ts for dandruff-

  • Wash your hair properly in a regular manner

  • Brush your hair daily

  • Do not wash your scalp with hot water (In winter lukewarm is suitable for washing

  • Switch your shampoo to anti-dandruff shampoo

  • Use shampoo carefully only on the scalp

  • Minimize the usage of hairstyle apparatus 

  • Change your diet

  • Avoid scratching

  • Don’t leave your scalp and hair wet

  • Maintain hygiene for scalp 

  • Find the cause of your dandruff and use the best anti-dandruff shampoo

  • Few shampoos dry the skin and skin generates dandruff from shampoo

 Home remedies for dandruff- 

People often ask, how to get rid of dandruff? How to remove dandruff? Apply these dandruff remedies at home and remove dandruff easily-

First Dandruff Remedy Ingredients- 

  1. One spoon of fenugreek seed powder

  2. One spoon Triphala (Haritaki, Bibhitaki, and amla) churana

  3. One Bowl curd

Step 1- Soak fenugreek powder and Triphala churana in the curd for a night.

Step 2- Next morning apply the mixture on the scalp and let it remain for 1 hour

Step 3- Then wash it with a mild shampoo. (Do it twice a week)

 

Second remedy ingredients to cure Dandruff cause-

  1. One Bowl of coconut oil

  2. One spoon of lemon sap

Step 1- Heat the coconut oil for 2 minutes 

Step 2- mix the lemon sap in oil properly

Step 3- Apply the mixture on the scalp for a night or 2 hours

Step 4- wash it with a mild shampoo. (Try it once a week)

 

Third remedy ingredient to cure Cause of dandruff-

  1. One cup aloe vera gel

  2. Two spoon castor oil

Step 1- mix the gel and oil properly 

Step 2- Apply on the scalp for a night (Try once a week)

 

Fourth remedy ingredients to treat the causes of dandruff-

  1. One cup of fenugreek seeds

  2. Two spoons of aloe vera gel

Step 1- Soak the fenugreek seeds in water for a night

Step 2- Grind the seed and make a paste with aloe vera gel

Step 3- Mix the paste properly and apply directly to the scalp 

Step 4- Wait for 1 hour and then rinse the hair. (Try twice a week)

 

Fifth remedy ingredients for dandruff treatment-

  1. Two glasses of buttermilk 

  2. One spoon triphala churana

Step 1- Mix the Triphala churana with buttermilk and leave the mixture for a night

Step 2- Wash your hair with the mixture in the morning. (Try it twice a week)

 

Sixth remedy for dandruff treatment at home-

Wash your hair with the neem-leave-mixed boiled water

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