What is dandruff?

Dandruff is basically a scalp disorder in which there is shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp. Dandruff is a very common disorder which is very common in the people causes itching. The exact reason of dandruff is unknown but the possible reason for the cause of dandruff is excess oil secretion,oily skin,sweating,poor hygiene. Dandruff symptoms are white flakes on shoulders which are visible when one wears dark cloth,itching in scalp. Though its not a big diseases but one has to take proper care to get rid of it otherwise it may be lead to acne,hair loss,pimples grey hair

There are lots of medicines and shampoos available which may be effective to get total rid of it but there are lots of home remedies too eliminate it.

Why home remedies?

As these are cheaper and are natural these don't have the side effects like medicines and shampoos which have chemicals which may have negative effects on hair and the scalp.

Here are few home remedies which can be applied to get rid of dandruff:

Lemon juice and coconut oil: Mix 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 5 tbsp of coconut oil and apply it on the scalp. Leave it for 20~30 miuntes and wash it with the normal shampoo. One will surely get rid of dandruff and those white flakes that appears on head and looks so bad and embarrasing. Applying this for 2~3 times will definitely help one to get rid of dandruff completely. There is a myth that lemon juice makes hair grey but this is not true.

Vinegar is good to eliminate dandruff: Vinegar is good for the treatment of dandruff as its rich in potassium which helps to reduce dandruff. One can apply apple cider vinegar on the scalp for 10~15 minutes which help to get rid of dead skin cells which actually are the main reason of clooging hair follicle and producing dandruff flakes.Also one can mix 1 tbsp of vinegar in mug of water and wash hair after taking bath.

Apply eggs to get rid of dandruff: Break eggs and mix it well and apply it on the scalp. Leave it for 20~25 minutes and rinse it with water. It will help you to get rid of dandruff and also helps to make hair roots stronger. Also it gives a glow to hair as this is natural conditioner.

Neem Leaves: Neem leaves are sort of antiseptic and helps in getting rid of dandruff. make a paste of neem leaves and apply it on the scalp for about 15~20 minutes and then wash it by water. One can find out the difference after doing it for 3~4 times in a month.

Onion juice: Onion juice is also an antiseptic and helps a lot in getting rid of dandruff. Just apply the onion paste on the scalp and leave it for at least half an hour and wash it water apply lemon juice afterwards to get rid of the onion smell afterwards.

Besan and curd paste: Mix an optimum quantity of besan in curd and make a thick paste of it. Apply this paste on the scalp for at least 30 minutes and then wash it with water. Also you can add few drops of lemon in the paste. After washing and following the remedy for 3 days in a week will make your scalp dandruff free.

Reetha: Reetha is the best thing to get rid of dandruff. Make a paste of reetha powder with water and apply it on scalp for at least 2 hours and rinse it with water and see the difference after following this remedy for at least 3~4 times in a month.

Olive oil: Lukewarm olive oil application on scalp consistently would help someone to get rid of dandruff.Gently massaging it on the roots of the hair with finger tips would make hair root stronger and would also solve the problem of hair falling.

Methi seeds and oil: Dip methi seeds in bowl of water overnight and make a paste of these seeds in the morning,mix it with warm coconut or olive oil apply it in the scalp leave it for at least 2 hours and then wash it that would help to make your scalp dandruff free.

These are few home remedies which help to make people dandruff free and helps to make them live with confidence as I have seen people getting embarrassed when they know they have dandruffed hair. I know sometimes we try harder and use lots of medicated shjampoos but all our money and efforts go in vain as they may not be helpful so why don't we follow these home remedies to get it resolves. Its not bad to use them as there are no side effects of it as all the remedies are natural and easy to use.


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