Dandruff is the most common problem found in the people living in the urban areas. People try out various options to get rid of dandruff but they will not end up with proper solution. Dandruff is caused when dead scalp cells starts to fall off due to dry conditions. General symptom for this problem will be scalp itching, burning sensation on the scalp layer and fall of flaky skin. Many people have the false belief that dandruff will spread from one person to other and to the most it is not a serious disorder. But when this condition reaches to extreme there will be chances for pimples, hair loss and premature graying of hairs. When it is treated with simple and basic home remedies without spending money on physician consultation, it can be cured very easily. Here are some very well known Dandruff home remedies.
The best natural way to get rid of dandruff problem is to make use of Olive oil. Olive oil which is a natural moisturizing agent will give good results when used consistently. Oil should be heated until it gets warm and then apply it in circular motion on the effected scalp. Do this every day in the night time before going for bed and wash it with mild shampoo early in the morning.
To clear of the flakes on the scalp, lemon juice along with coconut oil will be a best remedy. One has to mix lemon juice of 1 tbsp into coconut oil of 5 tbsp and then apply the mixture onto the effected scalp region. Most of the people believe that lemon juice will turn the hairs into gray, but this is a wrong belief and so apply this mixture onto the scalp and leave for about 20 or 30 minutes and then clear it off with the regular shampoo.
Aloe Vera is widely known for its medicinal property and hence it can be used for curing dandruff problem. Apply the Aloe Vera gel on to the dandruff affected scalp and leave it for about 15 minutes. Clear of the gel by using a mild shampoo. Perform this action for minimum of 10 days to get the best results. Compared to the other dandruff home remedies Aloe Vera gel not only stops dandruff but also will repair the damaged scalp cells.
Eggs are well known for its nutritional value and hence break them open two eggs and apply on to the scalp. Eggs contain vitamins and nutrients which can be directly absorbed by the scalp cells and helps them to get good nourishment. Wash off the hairs after an hour break for well nourished hairs and scalp. Follow the procedure for minimum of week for good results. Eggs also help to stop the hair fall problem.
Neem is known for people as a best antiseptic agent and hence it can cure dandruff problem. Crush neem leaves to make paste and apply it directly on to the dry scalp. Neem paste will be recommended by most of the dermatologists for curing lice and many other scalp eruptions. Hold the paste on the scalp for minimum of an hour and clear it of using warm or cold water.
Garlic is a natural antibiotic which has the ability to kill most of the bacteria. Take 2 tbsp of garlic powder and mix it firmly with 1 tbsp of lemon juice to make a paste. Apply this paste for the scalp portion which is affected by flakes. Lemon along with antibacterial agent garlic will make miracles and can provide good solution. Hold on this paste on the scalp for 30 to 40 minutes and shampoo it with cold water.
Reetha has been known for humans from ancient days as a soap nut which has got many medicinal properties for curing dandruff and hair loss problems. Powder of this soap nut is readily available in the market and one has to make a paste of it and apply it for more than 3 hours and then wash it of with warm water.
The best and the most common home remedy for dandruff is the lukewarm oil massage. One can make use of any oils like Olive, coconut or almond oil etc… Massage it on the affected area in a circular fashion and then wash it of using regular or any mild shampoo. Follow this procedure for minimum of 10 days to find the best results.
Fenugreek seeds are also well known as Methi seeds and can be used along with any hair oils for clearing dandruff. Methi seeds should be soaked in water for a complete night and it must be crushed into a cup of warm hair oil (Coconut or Almond or Olive). Apply it on the scalp for a minimum of 4 to 5 hours and early in the morning and then clear it off using a shampoo. Dandruff can be cleared very easily when this procedure is followed for minimum of 10 to 15 days.
Crush 2 onions and make paste and add some lemon drops into it to remove the smell. Apply this paste on to the scalp and let it for about 4 to 5 hours. Onion is an anti-dandruff agent and can cure this problem immediately.
Yogurt is well known for reducing the scaling intensity. Mix 2 tbsp black pepper powder in yogurt and then apply the paste for scalp region. Leave this paste for around 3 to 4 hours and make use of a mild shampoo and warm water to wash it.
Along with this natural home remedies for dandruff the simplest one is to clean the hair regularly using a mild shampoo. This will clear of the bacteria in the scalp and also opens the scalp cells to breath normally. This will increase the lifetime of scalp cells by which hairs will get good nourishment.