Dandruff is a common problem that affects most of the people especially modern generation. Dandruff can be cured permanently by simple home remedies without any side effects.
Dandruff is a common problem that affects nearly half of the world population. That’s nearly 3.85 billion people or one in two people are affected by dandruff problem. It is estimated that Americans alone spend nearly $300 million (Rs.19,50,00,00,000) annually just for the dandruff treatment alone.
What is Dandruff?
Dandruff is a condition which mainly affects the skin on your scalp. It causes flaking of the skin on your scalp.
Normally skin cells continue to grow from inside and the old or dead cells form the outer part of the skin, where they flake off. These are too small to be visible.
However, some reason causes skin cells to regenerate quickly within 2-7 days as opposes to a month in a normal person. The result is that these dead cells are flaked in large, oily clumps which are visible in scalp, shoulder, clothes.
Symptoms of the dandruff are oily, white looking flakes all over your hair and on your shoulders. It might cause mild to severe itchiness. A more severe form of the Dandruff can cause inflammation of the skin. This condition is known as seborrhoeic dermatitis.
Causes for Dandruff
The exact cause for Dandruff is not known. Though we know conditions which may cause dandruff, we are not aware of the exact cause for dandruff.
Below are the known conditions which may cause dandruff.
- Oily skin
- Dry skin
- Sensitivity to hair care products
- Cold, Dry Winter
- Lack of Hair Hygiene
- UV Rays
Natural Remedies for Dandruff
There are several natural remedies available for treating dandruff. These remedies are simple, yet effective and removes dandruff permanently.
Dandruff problems are faced by most of our young generation people. It has become so common problem that one in two people are facing dandruff problems.
People are ready to spend a huge amount on Dandruff treatments using artificial methods only to get frustrated to find out that these treatments are only temporary and not permanent.
Only nature can give us permanent solution to dandruff problems. Nature has already given us so much remedies for dandruff, we will see only remedy in this post.
- Coconut Milk – Half Cup
- Lemon Juice – Three Table Spoons
- Fenugreek Seeds – Half Cup
- Soak the Fenugreek seeds in a bowl overnight.
- Next Morning, grind this into a fine paste.
- Take the Coconut Milk in a bowl.
- Add the Lemon Juice in the bowl and mix well.
- Add the Fenugreek paste to the mixture.
- Mix it well.
Apply this mixture directly onto scalp and hair. Let it sit in your hair for 15 – 30 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly using plain water.
Continue this twice a week for about 4-5 months. You will find that the dandruff problems has been reduced drastically. This paste has the power to Cure the Split Ends as well.
Why it Works:
Lemon Juice natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property fights the dandruff and also prevents the fungus growth which causes the dandruff. It is an active ingredient which makes the hair scalp acidic and inhibits the growth of dandruff causing fungus.
Coconut milk moisturizes the scalp and keep the scalp moisture and nourished. Scalp dryness is a main cause for the dandruff and Coconut milk proactively prevents it.
Fenugreek seeds are also a rich source of Vitamin c, Proteins and also a natural anti-fungal property fights off dandruff.
In this post, we will see an excellent natural remedy for dandruff problems using Pepper Oil and Curd. This remedy is used in India from ancient times and has been kept as a secret remedy only to a smaller circle.
Though it might look as an simple remedy its effects are far more powerful. So take this remedy seriously for more astounding effects.
- Pepper Oil – One small Cup
- Curd – One Small Cup
- Hibiscus Flower – 1 Nos
- Smash the Hibiscus flower, so that it can mixed with the oil.
- Take the Pepper Oil in a small bowl.
- Add the Curd to the bowl.
- Add the Hibiscus Flower to the bowl.
- Mix it well.
Apply this mixture directly in your scalp and hair. Gently massage your hair for 5 – 10 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly with plain water.
Do this for thrice a week for few months. In the first few you can feel that the dandruff problems subdue slowly and you will have a soft and supple hair.
Why it Works:
Pepper oil is rich in Vitamin A and C, and anti-oxidant and anti-dandruff makes it as an excellent remedy for the dandruff problems. It also helps in opening the pores in the scalp thus promoting healthy hair growth and fights the hair fall. It is also a natural anti depressant, astringent and we can keep on adding the benefits of Pepper Oil. For us, only thing we need to know is that it fights the dandruff and promotes silky smooth hair.
Curd in the mixture neutralizes the heat from the pepper oil. Also curd provides and excellent source of proteins which is essential for the hair growth.
Dandruff is a main problem faced by modern generation. Dust, pollution, work stress, fast food habits have made the modern generation people prone to Dandruff problems.
People often believe the ads shown in the TV and spend huge amount for dandruff treatment only to find that artificial treatments gives only temporary solution but not the permanent solution.
There are several natural remedies available for the dandruff treatment. Natural remedies does not have any side effects as well as gives permanent relief from the dandruff problems.
- Vasambu Juice – 2 Tablespoon
- Poduthalai Juice – 2 Tablespoon
- Take the Vasambu Juice in a small bowl.
- Add the Poduthalai Juice in the bowl.
- Mix it well.
Before going to bed, apply this mixture directly on your hair and scalp. Wash it off thoroughly with plain water in the morning.
Do this for three times a week. You will feel that the dandruff problem is reduced drastically and you will have a soft and shiny hair.
Why it Works:
Poduthalai is known for its anti-dandruff property which can be used effectively to fight against the dandruff. It got it name from the anti dandruff property (In Tamil Podugu means Dandruff and Poduthalai means Herb that Fights Dandruff).
Vasambu is a good herb for all the problems related to hair and scalp. It’s anti-microbial property known to remove the lice and other microbes/pathogens in your scalp.
Vasambu is an herbal root which has various medicinal properties. It is used mainly in children to aid in digestion and for other problems.
Vasambu also has great anti dandruff property which can be used in fighting dandruff. Vasambu is added in most of the herbal shampoo products for the same reason.
In this post we will see a remedy using Vasambu to fight off the dandruff. It is a simple straight forward remedy which is safe for everyone including children.
- One small root of Vasambu.
- One Tablespoon of Gingelly Oil.
- Two Tablespoon of Coconut Oil.
- Smash the Vasambu to make it as small pieces.
- Take the gingelly oil in a bowl.
- Add the Vasambu in the oil and let it sit in stove for some time till it becomes black.
- Once it becomes black, off the stove and allow it to cool.
- Add this mixture in Coconut oil and mix it well.
Apply this oil directly in your hair and scalp before going to bed. Wash it off with plain water in next morning.
You can use this pack twice in a week. Continue this pack for 3 months, you will be amazed to find that the dandruff and itching has been reduced drastically.
This pack has double benefits as Vasambu is an natural anti-microbial which kills off the Lice in your hair.
Why it Works:
Vasambu is an miracle herb for dandruff problems. It’s anti-dandruff property is known to fight off the dandruff permanently never to return again.
Vasambu is a very good natural herb for lice and scalp problems. It’s anti-microbial property known to remove the lice and other microbes/pathogens in your scalp.
Dandruff can be naturally avoided by using an ancient remedy which has been used in the parts of India till now. This is an effective remedy even for the modern life style.
In this modern life style dandruff seems to be inevitable. Every one from children to old people are seem to be suffering from dandruff problems.
In this post we will see a interesting remedy using white pepper and fenugreek seeds which is very effective in removing the dandruff and also inhibits it from further.
- Four Tablespoon of White Pepper.
- Two Tablespoon of Fenugreek Seeds.
- Half Cup of Raw Cow’s Milk.
- Grind the White Pepper and Fenugreek seeds.
- Mix it with the Milk.
- Mix it well to make it as a fine paste.
Apply this paste directly in your hair and scalp. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Wash it off with warm water.
This pack can be done twice or thrice a week. You can find visible results in the itching and dandruff within few months. This pack not only removes the dandruff completely but also inhibits the dandruff in future as well.
Why it Works:
White Pepper increases the heat of the body which is useful in removing the dandruff. This property removes the dandruff and also revitalizes the hair from the root.
White Pepper is also known to increase the blood flow to the hair roots. This ensures the increased oxygen supply to the hair follicles which not only nourishes the hair but also aids in healthy hair growth.
Dandruff problem can be solved naturally using Apple Juice. Apple Juice has natural extracts which fights Dandruff and prevents them. In this post we will see a hair pack using Apple Juice.
Dandruff is a common problem faced by majority of the modern people. High stress, modern life style, dust, pollution are some of the major cause for dandruff in this modern generation.
People are spending huge amount for dandruff treatment only to find that these treatments are temporary solution. It is best to use natural remedy for fighting dandruff as only nature can give you permanent solution against dandruff.
- One cup of Apple Juice. (Freshly prepared Juice is highly preferred. Try to avoid packaged and preserved Juice.)
- Take the Apple Juice in a bowl.
- Add half cup of water to the bowl. Use the same bowl which you used for measuring the Apple juice.
- Mix it well.
Apply this juice directly in your hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly with plain water.
You can use this natural remedy for Once or twice a week. Continue this for few months, you can feel that your dandruff is reducing.
Why it works:
Apple Juice contains mallic acid, which is an excellent exfoliant and removes the dead cells from the scalp. Dandruff is caused by these dead cells build up in your scalp. If these cells removed regularly, it reduces the flakes and itchiness created by the dandruff.
Dandruff is the most common problem that prevails with most of the people. Dandruff is the main cause for hair fall, hair thinning and scalp irritation.
There are many home remedies available for dandruff problems. Here we will see a simple remedy that can solve and prevent dandruff problems.
- One spoon of Coconut oil
- One spoon of Lemon Juice
- Mix Coconut oil and Lemon Juice.
- Mix well till both dissolves completely.
Apply this directly on your scalp. Leave it for 10 – 15 minutes and wash it thoroughly.
Use this regularly for alternate days to get rid of dandruff.
Why it works
Anti Fungal property of Lemon Juice fights against the fungus that cause dandruff problems. Cleans the hair follicle and removes any dirt or microbes present in it. The acidic property of lemon makes the dandruff growth difficult.
Coconut oil is know for its hair growth properties. It’s moisturizing property provides the required moisture to the scalp thus avoiding the dry scalp and dandruff.
Simple yet Powerful hair pack for fighting dandruff. Anti-Fungal properties of shallots fight the dandruff and regulate hair Growth.
Benefits of Shallots:
- Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Viral Properties
- Fights Dandruff
- Promotes Hair Growth
Steps to prepare the Pack:
Step 1: Take some Shallots and remove the skin.
Step 2: Grind it to a paste. (Never add water when grinding to paste).
Step 3: Add some Gingelly oil to the paste.
Step 4: Mix the paste well so that the shallot paste and oil mixes evenly.
Apply this hair pack evenly on hair. Leave it for 20 – 30 minutes and wash it. Use mild shampoo when washing the hair.
For dandruff free and healthy hair, apply this pack once in a week.