5 Simple Home Remedies to Prevent and Cure Dandruff VERY EFFECTIVE!

Dandruff is a common scalp problem in winters. Factors like poor hair brushing and shampooing habits, dry-cold weather, improper diets and stress can make dandruff condition worse. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis is regarded as the extreme dandruff by many experts. In such cases the flakes turn greasy with a yellow colour. Read briefly the The Logic and Magic Behind the Dandruff Free Hair

Now that you are clear about the cause of Dandruff, see what level of Dandruff do you have? If it’s not a extreme serious issue yet, then take out some time to try out these home remedies which are completely chemical free and won’t harm your hair at all.

1. Coconut Oil

Give your scalp some nourishment by massaging with coconut oil. It also helps in diminishing dandruff due to its anti-fungal properties. A little blend with lemon will do wonders on your scalp.

coconut for treating danduff

  • Take some coconut oil in a bowl. Heat the oil in case its frozen due to climatic conditions.
  • Mix approx half amount of lemon juice in it. You can also add honey in this solution.
  • Massage your scalp using this solution and leave it for an hour.
  • Wash hair as you normally would.
  • Follow this remedy for at least twice a week for effective results.
2. Neem Juice

Neem(Indian Lilac) is anti bacterial and anti fungal due to which its of a major use in treating many hair, scalp and skin problems. Dandruff will surely go to bay, if you follow this simple remedy.

neem-leaves for treating Dandruff

There are two ways of using neem.

Formula 1

  • Take a bunch of neem leaves and grind them into a jar to form a paste.
  • Apply this paste onto your scalp for 30 minutes and wash it off using shampoo.

If you don’t want to apply the paste then

Formula 2

  • Take a bunch of neem leaves and grind them into a jar to form a paste.
  • Add a little amount of water to this paste and boil.
  • Strain this mixture and wash hair with this Neem water.
3. Apple Cidar Vinegar

Apple Cidar Vinegar restores the pH level of the scalp. It also helps in reducing hairfall.

Apple cidar vinegar for treating dandruff

  • Mix equal amounts of Apple Cidar Vinegar & water in a bowl.
  • Wash hair normally and apply this solution on wet hair.
  • Rinse it off after 15-20 minutes using normal water.
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 4. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil has anti-fungal properties and it should always be applied by mixing it with a carrier. And for treating dandruff the carrier should be a shampoo.

tea tree oil to treat dandruff

  • Mix tea tree oil in shampoo(mild & non-perfumed). The ratio in which shampoo & oil should be mixed is 1 drop of oil for 3 ml of shampoo.
  • Mix it well and shampoo your hair.
  • Leave in the mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Rinse it off thoroughly.
5. Fenugreek Seeds & Lemon

lemon to treat dandrufffenugreek seeds to treat dandruff

Fenugreek seeds(Methi) are naturally anti-fungal agent that inhibits the dandruff causing yeast. These are a huge source of Vitamin A,C & B that are essential for hair growth. They contain nicotinic and proteins that cure dandruff, dull hair and splitends also.

  • Take 4 tbsp of fenugreek seeds in a bowl and soak them in water overnight.
  • Grind the fenugreek seeds next morning.
  • Add 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice to the mixture.
  • Apply this mixture to scalp and tips of your hair for 1 hr.
  • Shampoo your hair as you normally do.

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