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Title: Home Remedies For Dandruff - Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Home Remedies For Dandruff Cure Dandruff
Naturally At Home
White flakes on the clothes can be embarrassing
and could be a distraction to the mind especially
when at public gatherings or meetings.
Irrespective of the gender and age, it may affect
the human population. Dandruff can be defined
as a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of
skin to appear. It is often associated with
itching. The exact cause of dandruff is yet to be
studied. But various factors which may increase
the risk is known. Dandruff cannot be related
to poor hygiene but it may be more visible if a
person does not wash the hair frequently. Even
though dandruff may be embarrassing and hard to
treat, but help is available.
Main Causes of Dandruff?
The exact cause is unknown. Some probable causes
include Dry Skin  Individuals with dry skin are
bound to have dandruff. Dandruff that originates
from dry skin tends to have smaller, non-oily
flakes. Certain skin conditions People suffering
from psoriasis, eczema, and some other skin
diseases tend to get dandruff more frequently
than others. Ringworm on scalp generally causes
dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis People suffering
from seborrheic dermatitis have itchy, oily skin,
and they are more likely to have dandruff. Flakes
of skin appears that get collected in the hair.
As these additional skin cells die and fall off,
they blend with the oil from the hair and scalp,
framing dandruff Seborrheic dermatitis is firmly
connected with Malassezia, an organism that
normally lives on the scalp and feeds on the oils
that the hair follicles discharge. It doesn't
generally cause an issue, however, in certain
individuals, it winds up overactive, making the
scalp become bothered and to deliver additional
skin cells.
Shampooing and skin care products Certain hair
care items can trigger a red, itchy, scaling
scalp. Continuous shampooing may cause dandruff,
as it can bother the scalp. Diet Not consuming
enough foods that contain zinc, B vitamins, and
some types of fats may increase the
risk. Age Dandruff is almost certain from
puberty through middle age, in spite of the fact
that it tends to be deep-rooted. It affects men
more than ladies, perhaps for reasons related to
hormones. Mental stress Many times there might
be a connection among stress and the dandruff
These are the Main causes of Dandruff
What Are the Symptoms Of Dandruff
  • White, oily-looking flakes of dead skin that dots
    in the hair and shoulders
  • Itchy, scaly scalp.
  • Cradle cap is a type of dandruff that can affect
    babies. This causes a scaly, crusty scalp most
    commonly seen in newborns, but it can occur
    anytime during infancy.  Cradle cap isn't risky
    and usually clears up on its own.

These are the Symptoms Of Dandruff
5 Natural Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff
1.  Neem or Indian Lilac for eliminating
Dandruff Neem is a powerhouse medicinal values.
It is an effective anti-inflammatory, antifungal,
and antibacterial agent and destroys dandruff. A
hand full of neem leaves is to be taken and
boiled. Allow it to cool by its own. Apply this
to the scalp and gently massage it to spread
uniformly. Keep this for some time and wash it.
2.  Black Pepper and Yogurt Mix
Time immemorial, yogurt has been recognized as a
reliable source to remove scaling on the scalp.
Black pepper is widely used its also known for
its excellent anti-fungal action. When both
these are mixed together, they serve as a
matchless remedy to eradicate dandruff.   2
teaspoons of black pepper are taken and ground
into a fine powder and to this mix 1 cup of fresh
yogurt is to be added. Apply it properly to the
hair roots on the scalp and leave it undisturbed
for 30 minutes. Afterward, wash with any mild
3.  Coconut Oil with Lemon Juice  The citric
acid in lemon and antibacterial properties of
coconut oil is enough to fight out dandruff from
your hair. And its simple! To 5 teaspoons of
coconut oil mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply
this mixture on the scalp and leave for 30
minutes. Wash it with a mild shampoo.
4.  Cure dandruff naturally with Fenugreek
seeds Fenugreek seeds can expel dandruff with
their antifungal properties. This is a very
ancient home remedy followed from ancient
times.   Soak a handful of fenugreek seeds in
water overnight or 6hours. Grind them thoroughly
with water make a smooth paste. Apply on the
scalp and leave as such for an hour. Wash off
with a mild shampoo.
5.  Aloe Vera the wonder herb  Aloe vera is a
sort of succulent that is often used in treating
skin treatments and beauty care products. Aloe
vera is believed to be beneficial in the
treatment of dandruff. According to the
scientific studies it has significant
antibacterial and antifungal properties which aid
to fight against dandruff. Similarly, another
study provides evidence that aloe vera was
effective against several species of fungi and
may help control fungal infections that cause
hair loss from the scalp. Apply the freshly taken
out aloe vera pulp and apply in the hair roots
and massage vigorously. Leave it in the scalp for
30 mins and then wash in running water. This
undoubtedly is an excellent remedy to cure
dandruff and naturally moisten and smoothens the
These are the Effective Home Remedies For
Dandruff Can Cure Naturally At Home
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