Simple home remedies to fight against dandruff

Suffering from dandruff has been a regular problem for all of us, dandruff leaves our hair and scalp damaged. There are several factors that cause this fungal infection on the scalp due to pollution, stress, bad hygiene and few others. For treating dandruff there are a number of products available in the market but these are not helping us in anyway rather they are further damaging the hair with powerful chemicals. Here are few simple home remedies which help you fight against you itchy flaky scalp.

Neem leaves pack:

Due to its anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory agents neem leaves are considered to be an essential ingredient which helps in washing away dandruff. Boil few neem leaves for half an hour and grind them to a fine paste, apply this mixture on to the scalp and leave it for an hour and rinse it with lukewarm water. Make sure you do not wash your hair with a shampoo on the same day.

Aloe Vera gel:

Aloe Vera has similar properties like neem leaves which comprises of antibacterial and antifungal properties which help is reducing dandruff, Applying aloe vera gel over the scalp and leaving it for 30 min and washing it off with a shampoo twice or thrice a week helps in reducing dandruff and gives a shiny look to the hair.

Olive oil:

As olive oil contains natural clarifying properties it helps in minimizing dandruff. Massage your scalp with lukewarm olive oil for 15 min and wrap your hair with a hot towel so that the scalp absorbs the oil. Applying olive oil twice a week helps in reducing dandruff.

-    Alekhya Redy
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