Causes for Dandruff and Home Remedies
Causes of Dandruff and its Home Remedies
Dandruff is a white flake of dead skin; it is a harmless incessant condition occurs due to the dryness in the scalp which appears in the hair or sometimes on shoulders. Oil from the scalp causes the cells of the skin to bundle at one place and appears as the white flake. To others, dandruff is a simple, harmless problem but it is a humiliating for those who have it.
Causes of dandruff:
- Dry skin
- Hair sensitivity
Sometimes overgrowth of yeast also causes dandruff and this yeast is caused due to the hormonal changes, too much of oil in the scalp.
Symptoms of dandruff:
- White flakes in hair
- Dead Skin cells turn to yellowish scales
- Lemon and oil
Heat coconut oil and mix it with lemon juice. Massage your scalp gently with the mixture and rinse it with shampoo after 15 minutes.
Mix the vinegar with water and apply the mixture on the scalp skin and leave it for 20 minutes, then rinse it off with shampoo. Vinegar helps to kill the dandruff-causing fungus.
- Fenugreek and curd pack
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight and grind it to a smooth paste. Mix the curd with the ground smooth fenugreek paste and apply the paste on the scalp and leave it for one hour and rinse it off with shampoo.
- Baking soda
Add baking soda to your shampoo while washing hair. Baking soda can act as cleanse and removes dandruff permanently without causing any effect to the skin.
- Tea tree oil
Massage the scalp with tea tree oil and leave it for 5 to 10 minutes and wash it with shampoo.
- Mehandi pack
Mix Mehandi with tea oil, curd, and lemon juice and apply the paste to the scalp and leave it for 2 hours and wash it.
- Neem pack
Grind a bunch of neem leaves to a thick paste and apply it on the scalp and leave it for 10 minutes and wash it with warm water. Neem has antibacterial property and hence it reduces dandruff.