Ginger is a very common kitchen ingredient and can very easily be found in any Indian household. It is primarily used for adding flavors to various dishes. However, apart from adding extra flavors and medicinal properties, ginger is also used for treating dandruff problem.
Today we are sharing some of the applications of ginger for removing dandruff from hair. Keep reading to know about the applications in details.
Ginger and castor oil
Both ginger and castor oil are beneficial when it comes to treating various hair problems. For this remedy, you will need 2 tablespoons of ginger juice and one spoon of castor oil.
Extract fresh Ginger juice and mix it with the castor oil. Apply the mixture prepared on your scalp and gently massage for about 10 minutes. Massaging will also increase the blood flow to your hair roots. Keep it overnight and rinse it off the next morning using a mild shampoo. Repeat this procedure for 2 to 3 times a week for fast results.
Castor oil and Ginger is having anti inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Combining both these ingredients to treat hair problems is therefore very useful. Castor oil also makes the hair very soft and manageable.
Ginger and aloe vera gel
Aloe vera is rich in vitamin E which is one of the most overlooked vitamins, it is however loaded with antioxidants which is having the capability for treating and repairing tissues. When aloe vera is combined with Ginger, the effectiveness increases. Therefore, using this remedy you will be able to notice visible results within just a few applications.
For this remedy you need 2 tablespoon of fresh Ginger juice, 3 tablespoon of aloe vera juice and a spoonful of coconut oil. In a clean bowl mix all the above mentioned ingredients to prepare a smooth mixture. Apply this mixture on your scalp and keep it for around 20 to 30 minutes and rinse it using a mild or herbal shampoo. You need to repeat this procedure for 2 times a week.
Ginger and lemon juice
This is yet another effective and easy home remedy to treat dandruff hair problem. All the ingredients needed for this remedy are very easily available. For this remedy you will need 2 tablespoon of fresh Ginger juice, 3 tablespoon of yoghurt and a spoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Mix all the ingredients mentioned in a clean bowl and apply to the roots of your hair or scalp. keep the mixture on your hair roots for about 20 to 30 minutes and then rinse it off using a herbal shampoo. Repeat it twice a week for fast result.
Lemon contains anti-fungal properties, citric acid and Vitamin C which are very beneficial for fighting dandruff causing fungus. It also helps in providing moisture to use can and shed away any dead skin cells present in your scalp. Apart from it, it also helps in maintaining the pH balance of the scalp. Yoghurt, on the other hand. is rich in vitamin B5 and also helps in moisture rising their hair.