Getting dandruff and itchy scalp leads to a lot of botheration these days.
Many people use shampoo ketomac to get rid of the white flakes but to get a healthy scalp one needs to rely on home remedies.
Get a coconut oil massage
Here one needs coconut oil and tea tree oil. You can mix 5 to 10 drops of tea tree oil with 5 table spoons of coconut oil and then apply this mixture on the scalp. Decide the ratio of the oil according to the length of your hair. You can apply the oil and keep it overnight and then wash it off in the morning. Or else you can apply the oil, wait for 30 minutes and then wash it off. Coconut oil has a lot of anti fungal properties and so it can kill the fungus while eliminating the dandruff. Also tea tree oil brings a lot of shine on the hair.
Lemon juice can help control dandruff
For this one just needs a medium sized lemon and water. Squeeze the fresh lemon juice and massage it on your scalp. Then again mix one tea spoon of lemon juice in a cup of water and rinse your hair with it. You can repeat this every alternate day till your dandruff is gone. Do it right before your shower. Lemon juice contains acids that can help in breaking down the fungus which mostly causes dandruff. Also though it contains acid it is devoid of harsh chemicals and is completely natural. It leaves the scalp fresh and clean.
A hair mask of sour curd can help combat dandruff
Take a small amount of (about 2 spoons) yogurt or sour curd and leave it in open for 2 days for fermentation. Then whisk the curd and apply it on your hair and scalp like a hair mask for an hour. After that, rinse it off well with a mild shampoo. The acidic quality of the curd can easily combat the dandruff and it also conditions the hair to give it a soft and shiny texture.
Use orange peels to condition your scalp
One needs some dry orange peels, some lemon juice and a mild shampoo for this. You need to blend 3 to 4 dry orange peels with 5 to 6 table spoons of lemon juice in a mixture so that it can form a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your scalp and then leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse it well with your usual shampoo. These orange peels have acidic properties which helps use to reduce excess oil and condition the scalp.
Try baking soda to solve your dandruff concerns
Wet your hair and rub a table spoon of baking soda on your hair and scalp. Leave it for a minute and then wash it off really well. Use a mild shampoo to clean the soda from your hair and scalp.
The most effective dandruff shampoos are the medicated ones and one can buy them from a medical shop.