Hair care

How to get rid of dandruff naturally

Dandruff is what we all face, when we forget to take care of the health of our hair and get busy with our daily routine. The main reason a person face dandruff issue is many be dry skin, sometimes oily skin to get dandruff due to contamination of bacteria and even fungus on scalp, any inflammatory skin issue and different environmental factors cause the skin issues. There are many cosmetics and medications available in the market to get rid of dandruff that may sometimes lead to side effects, so it is recommended to try home remedies to get rid of dandruff. Natural ways on how to get rid of dandruff at home.

Quick home remedies to remove dandruff

Fenugreek seeds to prevent dandruff

Fenugreek seeds have lots of medicinal value in it. It is known as Methi. Fenugreek also enhances the hair growth, it can also be treated to remove dandruff.

  • Take one cup of fenu greek seeds in water overnight.
  • Grind the soaked seeds the next day, it has to be grounded into a fine paste.
  • Apply to your hair and cover it for less than an hour and rinse your hair.
  • Follow this every alternate day for about a month and watch out for the results.

Neem to fight dandruff

The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of neem help to fight the dandruff problem.

  • Boil neem leaves for, make a paste and apply it to the scalp. Wash with lukewarm water after 30 minutes. Use a mild shampoo.

Ginger to remove dandruff

Ginger is used to treat health, beauty, and hair problems. Ginger is rich in anti-inflammatory properties. This helps to cure dandruff problems and helps to grow your hair. Take a ginger root and peel it off. Grate it and squeeze juice from it.

  • Peel and grate the ginger. Mix ginger with sesame oil helps to prevent dandruff.
  • Take out that juice and mix it with 4 ounces of sesame oil.
  • Take about 1/4th cup of oil, squeeze ginger in cheesecloth. Mix the ginger oil and sesame oil, massage your scalp.
  • Wash it off after a while with a mild shampoo.

Tea tree oil natural home remedy

Tea tree oil is good for hair and can works well. This removes flaky patches. Apply a little amount of tea tree oil on the scalp. Tea Tree oil is a natural remedy. Leave it for about 5 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Repeat it 2 – 3 times a week. This often triggers allergies in some people. Tea tree oil has at least 5% which works well for dandruff. Shampoo scrub or frequent usage of shampoo on scalp lightly is good. Leave it for 5 minutes and then wash it off with water. Massage your scalp and wash off with water. This can also be used a shampoo. It is very good to remove dandruff.

Quick tip to reduce dandruff basil leaves

Basil leaves contain natural antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which treat dandruff.

  • Mix amla powder with basil leaves and prepare a paste. Apply this paste to the hair and scalp, leave it for an hour. Wash off your hair with water.

Henna beast herbal product

Henna is a very good conditioner for hair. The dried leaves create a protective layer and reduce irritation.

  • Mix amla, tea powder, lemon juice and hair oil to the henna powder. Make sure everything is in equal quantities. Apply nicely to the scalp and wash with a mild shampoo.

Aloe Vera natural hair care

The anti-bacterial properties help to remove the dead skin.

  • Peel the gel from aloe vera leaf. Apply it to the scalp. Wash off with mild water. It helps to remove dead skin.

Lemon juice, coconut oil for dandruff

The acidic nature of lemon juice kills the bacteria. The conditioning property of coconut oil helps to rejuvenate the skin on the scalp.

  • Mix lemon juice with coconut oil in the ratio of 5:1.
  • Apply this mixture to the scalp and wash off with a mild shampoo.

Coconut oil comprises of anti-fungal properties. It moisturizes the dry scalp and eliminates the dandruff from hair and even provide relief from itching sensation of the scalp.

Take coconut oil, add an almost half tablespoon of lemon juice in it. Rub the mixture on scalp and massage it for almost 10 to 15 minutes. Leave the hair for 30 minutes and then wash it off. Follow this remedy almost twice to thrice a week for better results.

Baking soda to clear scalp

Baking soda is best in removing the dead skin cells that absorb the excess oil. It helps in maintaining the pH level of the scalp and reduce the fungi and bacteria growth which reduce the dandruff.

While bathing, wet your hair and take a handful of baking soda and massage it on the scalp for a couple of minutes, then rinse your hair well with warm water. Repeat this once to thrice a week for a few weeks. Do use shampoo while using the treatment.

Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of dandruff

Apple cider vinegar is an effective and best remedy in getting rid of dandruff issue. It balances the pH level of  the scalp, which help in inhibiting the growth of that particular bacteria and yeast that are causing dandruff. It also acts as a natural hair cleansing agent that makes the hair smooth and dandruff free.

Take almost two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and mix that in equal amount of water and that of tea-tree oil. Apply this mixture on your scalp as well as hair and massage it. Rinse your hair after a few minutes. Follow this treatment almost twice and thrice to get better results

Indian Lilac reduces itchy scalp

Indian Lilac which is also called as neem has antibacterial as well as anti-fungal properties. Due to this properties it can help in the treatment of dandruff as well as many issue as well as many different issues related to skin like scalp acne, itchy scalp and even hair fall.

Take a handful of neem leave and place them in boiling water. Let it boil for almost 10 to 15 minutes and then cool it down, strain the solution. Use this solution in rinsing of hair twice to thrice a week. It will be helpful in getting rid of dandruff as well as many scalp issues.

Yogurt and pepper to soothe dandruff problems

Pepper is anti-fungal,yogurt helps in scaling the scalp

  • Take two spoons of black pepper and make a fine powder. Add curd to this powder. Mix it completely and apply it to the scalp. Wash it after an hour with a mild shampoo.

Best home remedy with custard apple seeds

  • This one must be something unheard of. Use the custard apple seeds to make a fine powder. You can olive oil to make it a good mixture and apply it to the scalp. Wash off with a mild shampoo.

All the remedies are very effective. I am a favorite of neem and fenugreek seed treatment. It is always good to wash your hair every alternate day with a mild shampoo. Also, do hot oil massages before hair wash. Avoid blow dry and over usage of the hair drier.

White vinegar to treat dandruff

It is the best remedy in the treatment of dandruff effect. Vinegar comprises of acetic acid that is best in preventing the growth of fungi on the scalp and also help in relieving itching sensation.

Take almost half cup of vinegar in two cups of water. Massage the mixture on the hair and scalp and then rinse your hair with shampoo.


Take two sections of white vinegar, one section of olive oil and three sections of water. Mix all the three ingredients and then massage it on your scalp, rinse it off with shampoo. Use this remedy twice to thrice a week for a few weeks for better results.

Olive oil to moisturize your scalp

To cure the dryness of scalp you can use olive oil, which is an effective natural moisturizer and will also help in getting rid of dandruff issues.

Take some olive oil and warm it slightly. Massage the mixture on the scalp and then wrap it in a towel. Leave it on for almost 45 minutes or overnight and then rinse it off in the morning or after 45 minutes with shampoo as well as a conditioner. Repeat this remedy for almost a week to get rid of dandruff.

Egg and curd mixture to cure dandruff problems

The egg is the best product to be used for hair and skin problems. The egg can be used for beauty care also. This is because the egg is rich in proteins and helps to nourish your hair. This helps to get rid of hair, dandruff and split end problems. Take an egg and break it. Separate egg white and yellow. Take egg white and mix curd into it. Apply this mixture to your hair and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. After, rinse your hair by using a mild shampoo. This helps to remove dandruff from hair.

Egg to treat dandruff problems

The egg is the best natural home remedy for hair care to prevent dandruff. The egg is used to remove dandruff problems from the scalp. The egg is used to avoid flaky skin. Break an egg and beat it. Apply the mixture into your scalp and hair. This helps to improve the hair condition. This gives a smooth and shiny hair. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off with water. After that, clean with a mild shampoo and condition your hair finally to get silky and shining hair.

Banana and apple cider vinegar pack to treat dandruff

This hair pack is an excellent home remedy that can do wonders to control dandruff. Take a ripe banana and peel it off. Mash the ripped banana and add two cups of apple cider vinegar into it. Mix them well and apply this paste to your scalp. Massage your scalp for 5 – 10 minutes. Leave it for about 30 – 60 minutes. Rinse it off with water and repeat this process daily for a week. If the dandruff disappears, then use this hair pack once a week to prevent dandruff.

Garlic for dandruff control

Garlic is good for health and is used for beauty care also. Garlic has very pungent smell that is occasionally used as a medicinal care. Garlic is immensely beneficial which has anti-fungal natural product. Take raw or crushed garlic that can mesmerize for centuries. Use raw garlic and avoid cooked garlic for treating medical conditions. Take 1 – 2 garlic cloves and mix it in water. Use this on your scalp. This gives quick results. Mix them well and add little honey and ginger. This results in control of dandruff.

Listerine mouths wash to control dandruff

Listerine is best used to get a powerful surgical antiseptic for dentists. This fights against dandruff. Listerine fights fungus, which is the most common cause of dandruff. Take 2 parts of water with 1 part of Listerine. Mix them well. Fill it in a spray bottle. Use this solution after you shampoo your hair. Massage this solution on your scalp and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse it off with water.

Aspirin treatment to get rid of dandruff

Aspirin is the natural home remedy and is a quick way to prevent dandruff. Aspirin contains salicylates which is an active ingredient in dandruff shampoos that contains salicyclic acid. Take 2 aspirin tablets and shampoo. Crush the tablets and add it on any normal shampoo. Leave it for 5 minutes until it gets lather. Wash your hair and you can rinse again, if you feel aspirin powder on your scalp with normal shampoo.

Now don’t worry about leaving your hair without tying may cause dandruff, when easy and perfect remedies are available at home then why to fear from dandruff. Try these home remedies and easily get rid of dandruff and itchy scalp.