Top 10 Home Remedies Work Wonders to Treat Dandruff

Itchy, Irritating and tiny white flakes is known as dandruff which can be nastiest outlandish. Dandruff is possibly the world’s greatest and most common hair problem in all age groups. This frustrating and irritating scalp state upsets various people around the world.

Dandruff has many reasons, a few of which are such routine factors that you would have not thought and not trust that these could be the reasons for something like dandruff. The good news is that there are many solutions are accessible to control and avoid this dandruff problem. And more over these are homemade and natural remedies to treat dandruff problem and that to without any kind of side effects.


So read on to know how to treat dandruff and get clean, neat and dandruff free scalp:-

Reasons for Dandruff:

1. Wrong and irregular combing / brushing of hairs

2. Dry skin or scalp

3. Strain or stress

4.  Certain infections cause dandruff too

5. Allergic to yeast

6. Incorrect diet or improper food intake

7. Rare shampooing

8.  Malassezia.

Top 10 Home Remedies to Treat Dandruff Effectively:

1.    Lemon juice and oil to Treat Dandruff:

Lemon juice is natural bleach because of its citric acid content in the lemon juice. Due to this cause, several people think that using lemon juice on hairs will outcome in bleaching of hair, thereby affecting grey hair. Like lemon also help to control dandruff problems. All you need to do is mix coconut oil and lemon juice about 1 part of lemon juice and 5 parts of coconut oil. Smudge this combination mildly onto the scalp and leave this hair mask for 20-30 mins. And then wash off using a mild shampoo. You can use lemon alone to treat dandruff.

2.    Yogurt and pepper to Treat Dandruff:

This is one of the simplest and easiest home remedies for dandruff. The ingredients used in making this remedy are so simple that no one would have guessed ever. All you need is Yogurt and pepper. Pepper contain anti-fungal agent. When you are using any homemade or natural remedies, it’s always healthier to use fresh ingredients. To make this remedy, take about 2 tsp of black pepper and grind finely. Mix the grind-ed powder to 1 cup of curd (yogurt) and apply all over the scalp neatly. Apply only on scalp don’t apply on hairs. Leave it on scalp for about 1 hour and wash off. Followed with a mild shampoo.

3.    Baking soda to Treat Dandruff:

Shocking isn’t it that there are many of natural treatments present to treat dandruff? Would you have ever thought that baking soda will be one of the ingredients to be listed as a possible among the numerous home remedies to treat dandruff? Baking soda helps to illuminate the scalp and helps to clear off the itchy flakes on the scalp. But this doesn’t means that you start washing the hairs using baking soda instead of shampoo. To prepare this remedy just add 1 tsp of baking soda to your shampoo and mix it properly and wash the scalp and hairs with this newly natural ready shampoo. One wash is sufficient for you to see that the determined flakes beating in the strands of the hairs are also detached by the baking soda.

4.    Apples to Treat Dandruff:

Everyone loves apples but do you know apples also helps to get rid of dandruff? Another unusual and unnoticed of treatment among the other home remedies for dandruff is an apple. Just crush out the juice from a fresh apple, add about 2 tbsps of apple juice to an equal quantity of water and then apply it on to your scalp. Leave for about 10-15 mins on scalp and then wash the hairs using normally with a mild shampoo.

5.    Olive oil to Treat Dandruff:

Olive oil is a superb moisturizer. Olive oil also has natural clarifying possessions and it is good for hairs and skin as well. As dandruff is produced frequently by a dry skin scalp, using olive oil is a noticeable home remedy that one can think of. Just massage your scalp with warm olive oil in mild circular motions at night before going to bed. And you can cover your head with shower cap, retain the olive oil overnight and cleanse with a mild shampoo next morning. And also remember to use an old pillow cover to engross the oil and also wrap your head with cotton cap.

6.    Vinegar to Treat Dandruff:

When you think of using vinegar for dandruff at home, don’t pick a chemically ready optional. Always pick vinegar made from natural elements like apple cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar. Vinegar is effective in curing itchy dandruff the best. Just simply gently massage apple cider vinegar onto your scalp benefits blood circulation as well as cures dandruff. Apple cider vinegar benefits in getting rid of the dead skin which procedures the flakes of dandruff and blocks the hair roots. Vinegar can be also used in this way; mixing vinegar in your dandruff treatment repetitive is to mix about a tbsp. of vinegar in last mug of water as a wash when you are washing your hair.

7.    Neem to Treat Dandruff

Neem leaves are an outstanding antibiotic, antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal representative. Neem has stood effectively used to treat several skin, acne, pimple, scalp and hair-related problems like lice, itchy scalp, hair fall, scalp reactions and irritations of scalp. Neem has also confirmed its worth in treating dandruff problem. To use this remedy, boil the neem leaves for ½ an hour and make a paste of neem leaves and apply this paste gently onto the scalp. Leave it on for ½ an hour and wash off using mild shampoo. Using this treatment regular will help to control not only dandruff but also counter hair fall.

8.    Fenugreek seeds (Methi) to Treat Dandruff:

Just soak fenugreek seeds overnight and the next day make a fine paste out of soaked fenugreek seeds. Then apply this paste on your scalp and leave for ½ an hour then wash off using mild shampoo. Try this homemade treatment for a month to get rid of dandruff problem.

9.    Aloe Vera to Treat Dandruff:

You can use directly aloe Vera plant on scalp. Apply the Aloe Vera gel found from the plant straight on scalp. Leave it on for 20-30 mins and wash it off using a mild shampoo. Repeat this daily till you get reasonable outcomes. Aloe Vera gel helps to clean up the scalp, and also relaxes and heals the scalp which makes it the perfect remedy to treat dandruff.

10. Reetha to Treat Dandruff:

Take about 2-3 tbsps of reetha powder and required amount of water to mix it and form smooth paste. Now mix both the ingredients properly and apply a paste on your scalp. Leave it for 2 hours and wash properly using good and mild shampoo.

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4 comments to Top 10 Home Remedies Work Wonders to Treat Dandruff

  • Prasanna

    Hi Pragati, u have suggested me fair & handsome fairness cream. but it didn’t response. still my skin is dark. what should i do?

  • gayu

    Hi.. Is sunscreen very much necessary ?.Plss recommend me a good sunscreen for daily use.I hv dry skin. I need sunscreen tat wil not cause any side effects.wil same sunscreen be used for face n body?

    • Hello Gayu……. Yes sunscreen is very necessary before steeping out, u cn use same sun screen for face an body. u cn use Biotique Botanicals Bio Aloe Vera Face and Body Sun Screen SPF 50+ best for dry skin

      Pragati Kiran

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