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How to get rid of dandruff – 8 Effective Home remedies

For many people, hair loss or dandruff is equivalent to a nightmare. Some people are losing sleep over dandruff and hair loss. This is the only case when people don’t like their black (dress ) and white (dandruff) combination. In today’s stressful world, hair problem is becoming a common increasing ailment. There are many ways to treat those hateful white flakes. One of the ways is to treat naturally without damaging hairs. Let’s explore how to get rid of dandruff using home remedies.

There is another way to treat hair problem with essential oil also. If you want naturally healthy scalp and regrowth of hair then give a try for home remedies without any side effects.

 

1. How to get rid of dandruff using Baking Soda

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil/coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

How to apply

  • Mix all the ingredients and apply to scalp.
  • Gently massage the scalp for 2-3 minutes and leave it for 15- 20 minutes and rinse it off with herbal shampoo.

Why does it work

  • Olive oil solves the problems like dry, flaky scalp or dandruff and makes hairs smooth and frizz free. Olive oil also promotes regrowth of hair. The combined power of baking soda and lemon kills the bacteria and removes dead cells effectively.
  • Baking soda acts as a natural cleaning agent. It clears scalp of dead cells and oils besides retaining the scalp’s natural moisture content.
  • Baking soda has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which kill the microbes causing dandruff. Lemon contains anti-fungal properties that combat dandruff-causing fungus and vitamin C and citric acid that fights against dandruff.

 

 

2. How to get rid of dandruff using Borax

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon of borax powder or boric acid(suhaga ki kheel or tankan bhasma)
  • 5 tablespoon of curd or buttermilk and
  • organic coconut oil as per hair requirements.

How to apply

  • Mix all the ingredients and apply to your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it with herbal or ayurvedic shampoo.

Why does it work

  • Borax is an effective dandruff shampoo. It eliminates not only dandruff but the itchy scalp that often comes with it. Apply this mixture once in a week. After a second or third week, you will notice that you dandruff problem has gone. Borax also make hairs soft and clean.
  • Curd/buttermilk is an excellent tonic for the improvement and quality of hair as well as genuinely prevents hair loss. It is one of the best conditioners for hair.
  • Coconut oil has a medicinal property which kills the microbes causing for dandruff and hair loss. The fatty acids found in coconut oil work with the natural proteins found in hair to protect it from breaking (and therefore allowing it to grow).

 

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3. How to get rid of dandruff using Fenugreek Seed

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon fenugreek seeds 
  • 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 
  • 2 tablespoon of organic sesame oil 

How to apply

  • Soak fenugreek seeds in the water for overnight. Now add fresh lemon juice and fenugreek seeds in a grinder to make a fine smooth paste. Add some water to make a spreadable paste. After that add sesame oil to the paste.
  • Apply the paste to your scalp and leave it for 30-40 minutes. Now rinse it off with herbal or ayurvedic shampoo. Apply this mask twice a week for faster result.

Why does it work

  • Fenugreek nourishes and strengthens hair follicles; Treats sensitive scalp conditions. It helps in hair regrowth and also helps in moisturizing the hair and bringing back the luster and bounce.
  • The combination of fenugreek seeds and lemon treat dandruff as it inhibits the microbes to grow and make scalp less dry.
  • Sesame oil has many benefits like it treats premature of graying hairs, revitalizes damaged hair, treats dandruff and dryness of scalp, promotes hair growth, gives shine to hair etc.

 

4. How to get rid of dandruff using Black Pepper

Ingredients

  •  1/2 tablespoon of black pepper powder 
  • 4 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (or mix 25g of pepper powder to 200 ml olive oil and keep it in an airtight glass jar for future).
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

How to apply

  • Mix black pepper and olive oil and let the black pepper powder keep for overnight so that pepper extracts its vitamins and minerals to the oil. 
  • Before apply it to scalp mix fresh lemon juice. Keep this mixture for 30 minutes and rinse it with herbal shampoo. Do this remedy once in a week. After 2 or 3 wash your dandruff will be totally gone. Do not repeat this remedy more than once in a week because pepper will irritate your scalp.

Why does it work

  • Black pepper has growth stimulating and dandruff fighting abilities and it also works as a natural astringent to your scalp, opening the pores and allowing healthy hair growth. It contains zinc and selenium to treat dandruff.
  • Lemon also treats dandruff as it contains vitamin C and citric acid, it has anti-fungal properties and also shreds away dead skin cells from the scalp.
  • Olive oil helps in giving moisture and shine to hair. It helps in regrowth of hair and makes scalp healthier than before as it contains antioxidants and vitamin E which are beneficial for hair and scalp.

 

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5. How to get rid of dandruff using Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredients

How to apply

  • Mix apple cider vinegar and honey well. Apply this mixture to your scalp.
  • Leave this mixture for 20-30 minutes and rinse it off with herbal shampoo.
  • Repeat it twice a week for good result.

Why does it work

  • Apple cider vinegar is loaded with natural probiotics, which makes it antibacterial and anti-inflammatory in nature.  So it’s using for dandruff, kills the bacteria and fungus that cause dandruff. It also prevents the reoccurrence of dandruff issues.
  • Honey provides an effective cure for dandruff and when you combine it with ACV, it works even better. Including minerals like iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, prosperous, manganese and Vitamins like A, C, D, E, honey treats the dandruff issue properly. 

 

 

6. How to get rid of dandruff using Mint

Ingredients

  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoon yogurt

How to apply

  • Put fresh mint leaves and lemon juice with some water in a blender and make a smooth paste. Now add fresh yogurt to it and apply to the scalp.
  • Leave it for 30-40 minutes and rinse it off with herbal shampoo.
  • Repeat it thrice a week for fast result.

Why does it work

  • The antiseptic and the anti-inflammatory properties of mint leaf reduce the itchiness of the scalp caused due to dandruff. It keeps dandruff at bay.  Mint has vitamin A which provides strength to the roots of hairs and prevents them from breakage.
  • Lemon also treats dandruff as it contains vitamin C and citric acid, it has anti-fungal properties and also shreds away dead skin cells from the scalp.
  • Yogurt is an excellent tonic for the improvement and quality of hair as well as genuinely prevents hair loss. It is one of the best conditioners for hair.

 

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7. How to get rid of dandruff using Garlic

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 2-3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

How to apply

  • Make a smooth paste of garlic and mix olive oil to it. Apply it to the scalp.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with herbal shampoo.
  • Repeat it twice a week for fast result.

Why does it work

  • Garlic provides a highly concentrated source of allicin, a natural anti-fungal and anti-candida compound which kills the microbes causing dandruff. Garlic may sting to some people for 2-3 minutes. Rinse it off if it happens for more than 3 minutes because it can be due to the sensitive scalp or due to scalp inflammation, acne boils etc.
  • Olive oil helps in giving moisture and shine to hair. It helps in regrowth of hair and makes scalp healthier than before as it contains antioxidants and vitamin E which are beneficial for hair and scalp.

 

 

8. How to get rid of dandruff using Onion

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon onion paste or juice
  • 2-3 tablespoon of aloe vera gel

How to apply

  • Put some pieces of onion in a blender and make a smooth paste without adding water. Now add aloe vera gel and mix well.
  • Apply to the scalp and leave it for 20-30 minutes and then rinse it off with herbal anti-dandruff shampoo.
  • Repeat it twice a week for fast result.

Why does it work

  • Onion is one of the best home remedies for dandruff and hair loss problems. It kills the bacteria or microbes which promote the development of dandruff. Onion provides strength and nutrients to the roots of hair, it fuels the blood circulation and helps to cut off the hair fall.
  • Aloe Vera has an antiseptic property that soothes the scalp and reduces itching. It also penetrates deep into the hair and scalp to kill the bacteria and clean it. It has cleansing enzymes that eliminate the dead skin cell flakes and dandruff.

 

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4 thoughts on “How to get rid of dandruff – 8 Effective Home remedies

    1. Hey Sabya, Thanks for liking the tips. These tips are based on my personal experience with dandruff and I am sure this will work for you as well. Do checkout this space for more updates on home remedies to get rid of dandruff and other hair issues as well.

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