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Sunday, June 15, 2014
10 effective recipes for dealing with dandruff
Dandruffin the hairisverycommon problemfor allpeople. Except for thehair,it can also appearon the chin,nose, eyebrows, behind the earsandon the neck. Cause of thedandruffisthe fungusPityrosporumovale,whichisasnaturalinhabitantof the skin, almostimpossible tocompletelyeradicate. However, you can try some of these homemade recipes.
1. Olive oil
You canget rid ofdandruffwith the helpof olive oil. Olive oilis oneof the most respectedhomeremedies fordandruff. Applylukewarmolive oilon thescalpina circular motion, before goingto bed. Rinse your hairwith mild shampoointhe morning.
2. Lemon juiceandcoconut oil
Mixone tablespoonof lemon juicewithfivetablespoons of coconut oil. Apply to the skinto get rid ofdandruff. Lemon juiceisa naturalcure fordandruff. There is a myththat lemon juicecan lead togray hair. However, this is not true. Leavethis medicationon the skinfor 20 to 30minutes, then washwith shampoo.
Vinegarisvery effective in treatingdandruff. There are severalways thatyou can useto preventdandruff. You canmassage thescalpwith vinegarfive to sevenminutes. Apple cidervinegarwillhelp youget ridof dead skin cells, which are responsiblefor theclogging ofthe hair follicles, leading todandruff.
4. Baking soda
You can addone tablespoonof baking sodain theshampooto removedandruff.
5. Eggsforremoving dandruff
Beattwo eggsandapplyiton your skinandrinse off after one hour. Egghelps to treatdandruffandhair loss.The eggacts asa goodconditioner fordry hairand gives itshine.
6. Aloe vera
Application ofAloeVera'sgel onthe skinremovesdandruff. Leave itto acton the scalpfor 15 minutes.Aloe vera is anatural remedy, and repairs damagedskinand fights againstdandruff.
The goodbacteria inyogurtcanhelpin the fightagainstfungi that causethe formation ofdandruff.Spreadyogurtscalpandleave on forten to fifteen minutes. In thelast rinsecan usetwo teaspoonsof vinegar. After that,rinse hair witha minimal amount ofmildshampoo.
8. Essential oilof cedar
Essential oilof cedaris often used asan antibacterial agentora fungicide, and is alsoeffective againstdandruff. All you have todo ismix theessential oil ofcedarwood(seven drops), spruce(tendrops)andcypress(tendrops). The resulting mixturerubthescalpandleave on foran hour. Rinse hair witha mild shampoo.
9. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oilhas antibacterialand antifungalproperties, andthereforeis usedin solvingthe problemof dandruff. Sevendrops of oil, mixone tablespoonof olive oilandthenthe resultant mixture, apply on the scalp. Let it actovernightandrinse the hairin the morning.Also, you can put a fewdrops of oilin theshampooyou normally use.
CanadianBarberrymayhelpinremoving thefungusPityrosporumovalewhich causesdandruff.TwoteaspoonschoppedrootsCanadianbarberrypour overwithhalf a pint ofboiling waterand,aftercooling, washyour scalpwith it.Also,you can adda few dropsof Canadianbarberry tinctureinshampoo.