Dandruff is the greatest enemy of healthy hair. Almost everyone of us has become the victim of dandruff at one time or the other. A slightest sign of it should be treated without delay or it may get out of control. Moreover, dandruff weakens the scalp and the white flakes falling on the skin causes other skin problems.
Some of the main causes of getting dandruff are consumption of excessive oily and fatty food, stress, anxiety, tension and worry.
Here we discuss some natural home treatment to get rid of dandruff problem.
Treatment of Dandruff with Black Pepper and Lime:
Take 10gms black pepper powder. Add one lime juice and one tablespoon milk to it. Apply this mixture on your scalp. Let it stand for an hour. Then wash off with plain water.
Treatment of Dandruff with Fenugreek Seeds(methi):
Warm one cup coconut oil and add one tablespoon crushed fenugreek seed. Let the oil boil for sometime. Cool and strain. Apply it generously all over the scalp. Leave it on for two hours. Rinse and wash off.
Treatment of Dandruff with Warm Oil Treatment:
This is the most commonly known cure to get rid of dandruff. Warm half cup coconut oil. Massage well into the scalp. Wrap a warm, moist towel around your head. (Soak your towel in the hot water. Being very careful not to burn your hands, remove the towel, wring it out over the sink, and wrap the towel around your head.). Leave the towel on your head for 30 minutes. Rinse your hair thoroughly with water. In place of coconut oil, you may take olive oil or wheat germ oil.
Treatment of Dandruff with Gram flour(Besan):
Take two tablespoon of gram flour(also known as chickpea powder). Add a teaspoon of curd and enough water to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste all over the scalp and hair. Let it stand for half hour. Rinse with warm water thoroughly.
Treatment of Dandruff with Onion:
Take a raw onion and grind it to fine paste. Apply this paste all over the scalp and leave it for an hour. Wash your hair thoroughly with water. At last, rub your scalp and hair with lemon juice so as to get rid of the onion smell.