Blozzom Team

Dandruff is the hair’s deadliest enemy. Or at least one of them. The hair has plenty of deadly enemies. The inference from this is that it needs all the help it can get from us to fight these enemies. However, we usually don’t offer much support, and that itself is a contribution and an aid to the enemies of the hair.


Dandruff, however, is probably the most common enemy. Nearly everyone has had a bout of the white flakes once in their lives, and usually more. You can consider yourself lucky if you’ve just had it once. While the episode lasts, it causes a considerable amount of misery for the sufferer and they half-heartedly make an attempt to rid themselves of the problem. It’s always best to take certain precautions, which are easy enough to carry out, and avoid the problem altogether.


For those who already suffer from dandruff, however, this article will be their rescue. There are plenty of things in the closet of nature that can help, for most conditions, and dandruff is one of them. We can’t remember the last time nature hasn’t had an answer for something. The remedies listed in this article are simple and quick, effective and cheap, and readily available in any market or store. They do indeed do a good job of shooing dandruff away, as you’ll see in due time when you try some of them. There are also dandruff products that you could use.


So here are some home remedies for dandruff:


  1. Tea Tree Oil


Tea tree oil is a real blessing that takes care of problems like dandruff. It’s so effective against tresspassers of hair of the body and the skin that it even recommended for animals that have such problems. You’ll only need a few drops of tea tree oil to get the remedy working. It greatly reduces the intensity of your dandruff problem after just a few washes. This is because it is antifungal and a great one at that.


Put a few drops of tea tree oil in your shampoo or in coconut or olive oil. Apply this to your head everyday and experience the magic.


  1. Coconut Oil


Coconut oil is good for your hair for many reasons. It is rich in vitamin E, which is one of the most essential nutrients for the hair. It also strengthens the hair and reduces hair loss. That it helps with dandruff should come as no surprise then. It is one of the more popular choices for dandruff treatment in India and rightly so, given its effectiveness.


  1. Apple Cider Vinegar


Here it is again, the ever present apple cider vinegar! Where does it not appear in the domain of home remedies? Apple cider vinegar works its magic because of its acidity, making it harder for dandruff to proliferate in that lovely head of hair of yours.


To use apple cider vinegar to cure yourself of dandruff, mix two teaspoons in a cup of water and apply the mixture to your hair. Let it soak in for about fifteen minutes, after which you should rinse your hair thoroughly. Do this a few times a week.


  1. Fenugreek Seeds


This one might come as a surprise to you. How on earth could fenugreek seeds be effective in the battle against dandruff? It can simply because it is an antifungal agent. It is effective enough to curb the dandruff problem. In combination with another home remedy, it can really bring down the severity of your dandruff problem.


Soak a few spoonfuls worth of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Grind the seeds into a fine paste. Apply this paste to your scalp and let it be for a few hours. Rinse thoroughly with water and shampoo and make sure it is completely washed away. Do this a few times a week.


We hope you’ll put some of these remedies to use. They can be extremely effective!


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