Hair Dandruff is a commonly found skin condition that causes Grey or white flakes of skin to appear on the scalp part and in the hair. This so called flakes are quite noticeable if they fall from your scalp on to your shoulders or clothes. Dandruff also results in itchiness in the skin.
Reasons and Symptoms
When we brush our hair flakes drop on our shoulders, eyelids, clothes, etc and are quite noticeable. If more flakes form in our scalp skin they become hard and are stuck in the hair resulting in itchy skin.
Being ill often, wrong diet, constipation, transmission, etc are responsible for dandruff. Mental stress, cold, excessive use of shampoo, sweating, etc are also responsible for Hair Dandruff.
Treatment for Hair Dandruff at Home
Following are some very effective home treatments which can be carried out to remove Hair Dandruff. However, this treatments are to be performed neatly as said for better results.
Coconut Oil with Lemon
Coconut oil has always played an important role in hair development and nourishment. Lemon is a better alternative to harmful chemicals. Take 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and heat it. Now take 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and mix them gently. Apply the mixture on your scalp and massage it gently. Keep this on your head for around 15-20 minutes and then wash your hair with a doctor prescribed shampoo.
Using curd as a treatment can be a hectic for some but it is a very effective home remedy to wipe out Hair Dandruff. Take curd and apply it on your hair and scalp and let it be there for about an hour. Now rinse it off with a mild shampoo prescribed by your doctor.
Take 2 tablespoons of fenugreek and keep in water overnight. In the morning make a paste of it by crushing it and apply it on your scalp and hair. Wash your hair with soapnut water after half an hour. This will help in reducing Dandruff to a major extent.
Lemon after Bathing
After your bath is complete, take a mug of water and add 1 tablespoon of lemon to it. Now wash your hair with this mixture. It reduces the Stickiness in your hair and also gives a natural glow to your hair. It overall stops the growth of flakes in your scalp and flakes in your hair.
Green Gram Powder
Take some amount of green gram and crush to make powder(At least 2 tablespoons). Take half a cup of curd and mix 2 tablespoons of Green Gram made earlier. Apply this mixture twice a week and wash your hair. This will help you remove Hair Dandruff.
Take juice of Pointed Gourd and massage it gently on your scalp for 5-10 minutes and then wash it off. It will help reduce the formation of flakes and reduction of existing flakes.