Dandruff may look like harmless, white-colored tiny flakes when seen, but they may be there even before you know it. Dermatologist’s says Dandruff is the flaking of flaked-off dead cells from the scalp skin. It is a contagious condition affected by bacteria and fungi which lead to extreme scales creation and itching.
Dandruff can easily spread by sharing of combs, towels and hairbrushes. A number of reasons add in the cause of dandruff problem, the most common one is being: lack of nutrition, absence of zinc, yeast infections, poor nutrition, over use of extremely alkaline soaps and shampoos.
Though there are a number of medical treatments are available now a days, but you can also try some of the Best Homemade Remedies if you want to save yourself from harmful chemicals and more over natural remedies have no side-effects involved in them.
Best Natural Remedies to Treat Dandruff for Men
1. Lemon oil Remedy:
As I have discussed in my many previous posts as lemon is very good ingredient to treat dandruff. Lemon essential oil is great oil to reduce dandruff and scalp flakes, removes sebum and acts as a very effective natural antibacterial treatment. This essential oil works faster on dandruff than any other essential oil. Just apply this oil on scalp and hairs massage very gently then leave it for few hours or overnight then wash off using mild shampoo. Use this treatment weekly 3-4 times if you are facing more dandruff problem.
2. Baking Soda Remedy:
Have you ever thought finding baking soda as one of the possible home remedies to cure dandruff problem? Baking soda illuminates the scalp by clearing off all the tiny flakes. Add 1 tsp.of baking soda to your shampoo and wash your hair. You have to use it for at least 1 – 2 weeks to see major development in your hair condition.
3. Fenugreek Remedy:
Soak about 2 tbsps. of Fenugreek (methi) seeds in water keep it overnight. In the morning, grind the soaked seeds which would have softened by then. Grind them properly to make a smooth paste and apply it on the scalp. Leave it on for at least 30 mins. Then wash your hair using Rita solution or shikakai solution. This remedy also improves hair growth.
4. Vinegar Remedy:
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.
5. Coconut oil Remedy:
The other great and easy remedy to treat dandruff problem is coconut oil and lemon remedy. Warm little coconut oil over indirect heat and take it down and mix about 2 tbsp of lemon juice. Now apply on scalp and hairs then gently start massaging in circular motion on scalp for few mins. Now cover your hairs using shower cap and relax for 15-20 mins then rinse it using mild shampoo. Repeat this treatment weekly 2-4 times to reduce dandruff effectively.
Take required amount of watery sour curds (yogurt) , about 2 tbsp of lemon juice and 1-2 tsp of honey then mix all the ingredients properly. Now apply this mixture on scalp and hairs, leave for 20-25 mins then wash it using warm water followed with mild shampoo. Repeat this lemon treatment 2-3 times weekly to treat dandruff problem.
7. Tea Remedy:
The best ingredient to treat dandruff is tea, just boil tea by adding about 2 tbsps. of tea with a half cup of water, bring it to boil until it get thick and strain the boiled tea with a thick consistency. Now add 1 tsp . of lemon juice and mix properly. Apply this warm tea and lemon mixture on your scalp and hairs using cotton ball and leave for about 15-20 min then wash it using mild shampoo.