Anyone who’s ever experienced dandruff, knows it’s more than just something ‘white’ in your hair; it’s a major inconvenience. Besides the pain of finding tiny white flecks on your shoulders (god forbid if you’re wearing black), a dry, itchy scalp is never ever fun to begin with.
While there are plenty of over-the-counter products designed to treat dandruff, natural remedies can be just effective.
Traditionally, people have used lemongrass and lemongrass oil to treat digestive issues, lower blood pressure, and reduce stress.
Lemongrass oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce dandruff symptoms. All you have to do is dilute lemongrass oil with water or mix a few drops into your regular shampoo or conditioner.
Henna or Mehndi
Cure dandruff with this simple henna remedy. Henna softens your hair, while lemon juice works its wonder in dandruff treatment. Mix Henna or Mehndi with tea liquor, curd and a dash of lemon juice. Set this mixture aside for approximately 8 hours. Apply it on your scalp and hair. Leave it on for about 2 hours and then wash off thoroughly.
Multani Mitti Hair Pack
Multani mitti helps to restore hair health. This simple dandruff remedy using multani mitti gives you soft, silky hair and dandruff-free hair. Make a thick paste using multani mitti, water and a dash of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp and leave it on for about 20 minutes.Rinse it off with water.
Treating dandruff at home with curd is a little messy but very effective. Apply some curd to your hair and scalp. Let it sit tight for about an hour. Rinse it off with a shampoo that’s mild.
This home remedy for dandruff uses fenugreek seeds. Follow the instructions below to use fenugreek pack to cure dandruff:
Soak some fenugreek or methi seeds in water overnight, Drain the leftover water and mash the softened seeds into a paste. Let the paste sit for about an hour. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo.