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Home Remedies For Dandruff

Home Remedies for Dandruff

Dandruff is a condition that is usually affected to the scalp, where the old cells of the scalp are replaced with new cells at a faster pace than normal leaving a flaky appearance of the skin followed by itching.

Healthy glowing hair is a crowning glory for any woman. But keeping it this way is not that simple given to-days lifestyle and living conditions.

Dandruff is the shedding of dead cells from your scalp; this may sometimes lead to pimples too. These are some home remedies that can get rid of your dandruff.

Causes for Dandruff

Though the exact cause of dandruff is unknown, scientists anticipate this to poor hygiene conditions and several other factors.

Washing your hair too often and/or using harsh chemical shampoos and conditioners can soak its natural moisture causing flakiness of your scalp leading to dandruff.

The dust and heat, working for long hours in air- conditioned rooms, some hair treatments like tinting, perms, and hot rollers also affect the healthy appearance of your hair. The best way to compensate this would be to go totally natural. Just as plants hair needs proper nourishment, you too need a proper protein food rich in your diet.

Yeast Sensitivity – Majority of people are sensitive to yeast-like fungus called malassezia that cause dandruff problems in the winter season.

Dry skin – An excessive dry scalp can cause dandruff and this even gets aggravated to cold winter air and other climatic conditions.

Skin Conditions – People who are suffering from eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions are more likely to suffer from dandruff. 

Seborrheic Dermatitis – Seborrheic dermatitis is a condition that affects not only scalp but also sides of the nose, eyebrows, back of the ears, breastbone, and several other parts of the body. A person who is suffering from this condition is more likely to suffer from dandruff too.

Allergic Reaction – People who are having sensitive skin are prone to develop itching, rashes, irritation, and even dandruff upon exposure to certain chemical products such as shampoos, conditioners, and hair dyes.

Other Factors – There are several other factors that contribute to the dandruff such as stress and nutritional deficiency. Certain other diseases can also contribute to dandruff.

Home Remedies for Dandruff

The scalp should always be kept clean before oiling the hair.

Brush your hair daily as a daily routine with firmly downward strokes.

Wet hair should never be brushed, as hair becomes weak when it is wet and can break easily.

Take time to massage your scalp while oiling hair as this will increase the blood circulation around the hair roots.

Keep your scalp always clean and oil your hair on alternate days and shampoo.


Yogurt acts as a good moisturizer and can restore your scalp’s lost moisture. After shampooing, apply yogurt directly onto your scalp entirely and leave it on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse. 


Brush your hair right after a shampoo to help control dandruff problems. Brushing hair often is believed to improve blood circulation in the scalp thereby promoting healthy hair. Brushing also helps in distributing the oil in the scalp more evenly and reduces scalp dryness.

Apple Cider Vinegar

This is a nature’s wonder that seems to work on everything and on anything. With its alkaline nature, apple cider vinegar keeps away fungus that may breed on your scalp causing dandruff. Rinse your hair as you normally do and then rinse with apple cider vinegar followed by water.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is of the natural and best home remedy to cure dandruff. Coconut oil restores the natural moisture of the scalp and prevents any dryness and flakiness. Massage your entire scalp gently with warm coconut oil and then leave it on for an hour and rinse.

Fenugreek Seeds 

Take a handful of fenugreek seeds and soak them in water overnight, strain the water the next day and then use this as a rinse. 

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is best known for its cooling and soothing properties. This oil helps moisturize the skin naturally. If you have tea tree oil readily, try to apply it directly onto your scalp leaving on for a few minutes and then give a rinse.


Mix 2 teaspoons of Brandy in 1 cup of water and apply this with fingertips to the hair roots and wash after ½ hour with shampoo.

Egg and Yogurt

Mix 1 egg with 1 cup of yogurt and apply this mixture on the scalp, leave it for ½ an hour and then wash.

Olive oil and Lime

Mix 1 table spoon of Olive oil with 1 teaspoon of limejuice and apply on the scalp and then cover your head with an old scarf. Keep this on overnight and shampoo it in the next morning.

Egg and Fenugreek Seeds

Mix 1 teaspoon of Fenugreek seed powder with an egg and apply on scalp leaving for ½ an hour and shampoo the hair.

Mix 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seed powder with 1 cup of yogurt and apply this mixture on scalp leaving it for ½ an hour and shampoo hair.

Egg and Beetroot Juice

Take 2 tablespoon of Beetroot juice and mix one egg and 1 tspn of limejuice to this and apply and leave it for ½ an hour before shampooing.

Lime Juice and Salt

Oil your hair well before going to the bed. Mix 1 teaspoon limejuice with ½ teaspoon salt and rub this mixture on the scalp with the peel of a lemon turned inside out and leave it on scalp for one hour before shampooing. 

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