Dandruff is a common scalp condition. In its mildest form, consisting of loose white flakes that fall off and be noticed on the shoulders and back. Sometimes, the flakes can be yellowish. Even mild dandruff can be accompanied by itching. Sometimes, scales, along with oily secretions, tend to stick to the scalp, people commonly refer to as “sticky dandruff”. In winter, due to lack of moisture, the scalp can become dry and flaky. This type of dandruff is loose type, which does not stick to the scalp.
the hot oil treatment is a useful home treatment for the prevention and control of common dandruff. It also relieves dryness of the scalp and prevents clogging of the pores of the scalp.
olive oil Heat and apply on the scalp with cotton wool. Rub gently to dislodge the flakes. Then dip a towel in hot water, drain the water and wrap the towel around his head like a turban. Keep it on for 5 minutes. Repeat the hot towel wrap 3 or 4 times. This helps the hair and scalp absorb the oil better. Leave the oil overnight. The next morning, the juice of a lemon on the scalp is applied and wash your hair after half an hour. This can be done once or twice a week.
The hair should be washed at least three times a week, using less shampoo and rinse well with water. Use a shampoo based soft herbs. Half an hour before shampooing, apply two tablespoons of vinegar on the scalp and massage gently into the scalp. After shampooing, add two tablespoons of vinegar to a cup of water and use as a final rinse.
For dandruff, add 5 drops of rosemary essential oil to 50 ml of rose water. Shake well and store in a glass jar with a tight lid. Apply this on the scalp after shampooing, using cotton wool and leave. Essential oils should never be used by themselves.
fenugreek (methi) seeds: Grind a tablespoon of methi seeds coarsely and soak in two cups of cold water. Leave overnight. Strain and use water as a final rinse.
neem leaves: add two handfuls of neem leaves four to five cups of hot water. It allowed to stand overnight. The next morning, strain the liquid and use it to rinse your hair. Relieves itching and maintains healthy and free from infections scalp. It is useful in preventing dandruff. Make a paste of neem leaves soaked and apply on the scalp, rinse with water after half an hour.
weekly henna treatments are very useful: help restore the normal balance and prevent dandruff. They are useful for hair care in general as well. Add 4 teaspoons of lemon juice and coffee, 2 raw eggs, methi seed powder a teaspoon and enough water to the henna powder, mixing it into a thick paste. Tea in boiling water tea leaves used again in sufficient water, cooling and exhausting the liquid. Apply the henna on the hair and wash off after an hour. If you do not want to use the egg, add more water for tea. This not only helps eliminate dandruff, but conditions the hair, adding strength, body and shine to the hair.
If their is a severe case of dandruff, combs, brushes, pillowcases and towels must be washed daily with warm soapy water, adding a few drops of an antiseptic solution.
are fresh fruits, raw salads and sprouts to your daily diet. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water a day. Add the lemon juice in a glass of water and have it first thing in the morning. A certain amount of daily exercise is also necessary. However, before adopting any diet or exercise program, consult your physician.