6 Easy Home Remedies to Counter Dandruff!

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Are you troubled by white flakes of dandruff over your shoulders? If your answer is yes, then you need not to worry. There are very simple yet effective remedies that will help you counter the menace of dandruff at home.

Here are super 6 home remedies to get rid of dandruff you may go for-

Zesty Lemon:

Massage your scalp with freshly squeezed lemon juice and leave it on for 15-30 minutes. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.  Now rinse your hair in the end with cup of water mixed with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

Repeat this procedure twice a week till your dandruff disappears

Natural Neem:

Natural Neem

Take a handful of fresh Neem leaves and boil them. After cooling it, take the leaves and put them in a grinder. Make a smooth paste with the leaves and apply them over your scalp area and hair.

Let it remain for an hour. Wash it off with a good shampoo and water.

Repeat this twice a week for a couple of months. Neem has anti fungal properties and soon you will find your scalp free from dandruff!

The goodness of Green Tea:

Steep a bag of green tea in hot water for 10 minutes and let the mixture cool down. Apply this decoction on your scalp and hair. Leave it on for half an hour. Rinse with plain water.

Apply twice a week for a month. Green tea is full of anti oxidants and polyphenols that will help counter dandruff effectively.

Curative Castor Oil:

Take 3-4 tablespoons of castor oil and equal quantity of coconut oil. Warm this mixture slightly. Now massage this lukewarm oil mixture on your scalp and hair nicely.

Leave it overnight and wash it off with a shampoo and plain water the next morning. Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid and has anti microbial properties. It helps get rid of dandruff as well makes your hair shine with health.

Apply twice a week for a couple of months for best results.

Exfoliating Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera

Take fresh aloe vera pulp and gently massage it over your scalp and hair. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Then, rinse it off with plain water and a mild shampoo.

Apply this twice or thrice a week for 2- months. Aloe vera is a good exfoliator that helps remove the dandruff from your scalp successfully.

Moisturizing Olive Oil:

Massage your hair and scalp nicely with lukewarm olive oil at bedtime. Wrap your hair with a towel and leave it overnight. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo and plain water the next morning.

Apply it regularly for 6-8 weeks to get rid of dandruff. Olive oil is gets absorbed into your scalp easily and helps combat dandruff as well as nourishes your hair well.

Use these simple home remedies on a regular basis and watch dandruff vanish quickly leaving your hair shining with great health and vitality!

If you have any home remedies or tips for countering dandruff, do share them with us!

-Shalini Attre

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