Herbal remedies for itchy scalp dandruff

Dry dandruff is one of the common reasons behind itchy scalp. Many people gets such itchiness due to variety of medical conditions. You can also suffer from same due to the dry skin condition which has ideally become one of the important reasons behind dandruff and itchy skin. It feels very embarrassing when you are attending a function in your friend’s house and suddenly you need to scratch your scalp with your nails to get relief from itchy scalp. Your friends and relatives attending that occasion would look at your and laugh. Even if you don’t care your scalp skin on a regular basis, this can give rise to itchy scalp and fungal growth.  Some people have poor diet which in turn gives rise to poor nutritional fact and helps in developing itchy scalp. The creams and cosmetics available in the market are used to remove dandruff from the skin layer. But, most of the people are having faith on natural and homemade products.

Top herbal remedies to stop itchy scalp dandruff

Lemon juice

Home remedies for dandruff

The topmost remedy to remove itchy scalp which has come into the being due to dandruff is lemon juice. You can squeeze a single lemon and apply its juice in the hair roots covering every patch of skin. Or you can cut a lemon in two slice and apply the juicy part over your scalp and rub it slowly over the skin.  This juice must be kept for 5 minutes and then wash off with a shampoo. You may also dilute the lemon juice in luke warm water and little honey. This has to be poured slowly over the hair so that it gets into the root. You can easily wash it out with warm water once the application of lemon is done.

Apple cider vinegar

One of the effective treatments provided by apple cider vinegar is eradication of dandruff and itchy scalp. Since the apple cider vinegar retains PH balance over the skin layer, you will ideally get relief from dryness and itchiness over your scalp.  First of all, you need to wash your hair with water and wait till it is dry. Now you have to add equal portion of water and apple cider vinegar and pour the same in spraying bottle. Now you must spray it over the hair and apply it to settle there. Now you can easily wash it with normal shampoo.

Witch hazel

How to use lemon for dandruff

You can also use witch hazel to treat itchiness and dandruff over the skin layer. This is a very effective herbal remedy that helps in removing itchy scalp from your head and scalp. For application, you need to mix two parts of water and a single part of witch hazel. Apply it over your scalp and massage slowly with your hand and finger tips. Wait for some time and wash your hair with water.  Do this at least twice in a week to be free from itchy scalp.

Aloe vera

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You can get the Aloe Vera gel right in the leaves once you cut it from the middle. Apply this gel over your scalp and wait for some time. You can also get Aloe Vera gel from the market if fresh aloe Vera gel is not available handy due to lack of the plant.  You need to apply the gel over the scalp and spread it over the head with fingers. Wait for 10 to 15 minutes till it sits and then wash with a mild shampoo.

Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil is also one of the important homemade remedy to treat itchy scalp with dandruff present over it. Since sebum, oil has same molecular structure like that of Jojoba oil, the treatment for hydration and rejuvenation will be really easy with the help of the same. Take small amount of jojoba oil in hand palm and apply it over your scalp to remove dandruff and itchy skin. This needs to be applied over the scalp before you go to bed. The treatment will be really effective if this is kept overnight. Once you get up in  the morning you can wash it away with shampoo that you have been using to wash your hair totally. This is a wonderful remedy for dandruff and itchy scalp.

Banana and avocado

You must have used variety of products that can reduce the itchiness on your scalp. But, none of it might have proved well in this regard. This is the time for you to try out something different. The combination of banana and avocado over your scalp can reduce your itchiness on scalp. You need to take one avocado and get the pulp out of it. Again take two bananas and take out the peels from it. Mash them together and mix well. Apply this pack over your scalp and hair. Keep this for 30 minutes and wash it away.

Coconut oil

Dandruff remedies for dry hair

There was the time when we used to use coconut oil all over your scalp and hair regularly. But, the trend has change in recent years. People are adopting the styling activity and do not care about the hair health. This change in lifestyle has lead to different problems in hair starting from hair fall to itchy scalp. Now, you should be aware about the face and start using the coconut oil at least once in a week on your hair. You can either apply it before going to shampoo or at night before going to bed. This will give your hair proper nourishment and the itchiness will go over.

Sesame seed oil

Another wonderful home ingredient that will give your hair enough nourishment is the sesame seed oil.  This has the high nourishing property which also provides wonderful lubrication and gives great healing. All you have to do over here is heat some sesame oil and make it slightly warm. Then apply it over your scalp and massage it appropriately so that it reaches to every hair roots. You need to use your finger tips and massage your entire scalp for 5-7 minutes. Now, you need to wrap your hair with shower cloth or a towel. Keep this for 2 hours. It will be better if you can keep it for entire night. Wash it with a mild shampoo. It is really a wonderful way to remove the itchiness on your scalp.


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