can you suggest the best home remedy for dandruff and scaling in the scalp?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Use head and shoulders shampoo.

  • Astrid
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    The best home remedy is to add a few drops of pure tea tree oil to your shampoo. Anywhere between 3 to 10 drops (depending on the severity of your dandruff/scalp scaliness) from one of those little bottles from your local drugstore/chemist. Worked brilliantly for me, why not give it a try!

    Other than that, "Head N Shoulders" line of shampoos and conditioners are also very effective, and fairly inexpensive. Try the tea tree oil first though!

    Source(s): Former dandruff sufferer
  • 1 decade ago

    Here are a couple to try: Massage tea tree oil into the scalp.

    Boil 2 heaping tablespoons of dried thyme or sage in 1 cup water for 10 minutes. Strain and cool. Pour the liquid on clean, damp hair and massage it into you scalp.

  • 1 decade ago

    Heat a cup of coconut oil with 8 grains of crushed black pepper, and 10 leaves of tulsi [oscimum]. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for 5 mins. Cool, strain and store. Every day use on hair and scalp shall condition the hair and make it more healthy.

    Hope this helps!

    Source(s): Yahoo Answers and experience.
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  • 1 decade ago

    Wash your scalp with Apple Cider vinegar. soak your scalp and hair for a few minutes and then wash it really good ( or you may smell like the stuff lol)

    do this about once a week, things should clear up. you're hair will also get nice and soft.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Senorex. It is a shampoo for scalp conditions and I have heard it does wonders for psoriasis of the scalp.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It may not be what you call a home remedy, but the best thing I've found is nutrogena T gel.Wal Mart also has a cheaper generic version of it.

  • 1 decade ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Dandruff occurs mostly due to dry scalp. So oil your hair regularly. At least once a week. Use mild shampoo and see that you rinse your hair properly with water.

    Natural Homemade Dandruff Remedy.

    Take an equal amounts of dried shikakai, amla and ritha. Mix well and powder them. Take some water and soak 2-3 handfuls of this mixture over night. Be sure that it should not be too thin. Next day sieve it and use it to wash hair. This helps in hair growth and also cures dandruff.

    Soak two tablespoonfuls of Fenugreek seeds overnight in water. In the morning the softened seeds are ground into fine paste and applied on the scalp, left on for 1/2 hr

    Infuse 2 tbsp. of fresh or dried rosemary and sage in 1 gallon of water for 24 hours. Use daily as a hair rinse.

    Mix the olive oil with the almond oil. Apply and leave it on about 5 mins after it starts to burn. Rinse well to clear dandruff. Massage your hair with warm coconut oil and apply the juice of two lemons, leave the oil on for about 2 hours. Shampoo with a mild shampoo. Repeat 2-3 times a week.

    Crush a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds in about 5 tablespoons of warm coconut or olive oil. It would be better to boil them in the oil. Cool the mixture and apply generously all over the scalp. Leave it on for two hours. Rinse and wash off.

    Dettol: Taking bath with a few drops of dettol added to the water helps in checking the infection.

    Mix 1 egg with 1 cup of yogurt and apply on the scalp. Leave for ½ an hour and wash.

    Mix 1 tblspn of Olive oil with 1 tspn of limejuice. Apply well on the scalp and cover the head by tying an old scarf. Keep it on overnight and shampoo the next morning.

    1 tspn of Fenugreek seed powder mixed with an egg. Apply and leave for ½ an hour before shampooing the hair.

    1 tspn fenugreek seed powder mixed with 1 cup of yogurt. Apply and leave for ½ an hour before washing.

    Take 2 tblspns of Beetroot juice and add 1 egg and 1 tspn limejuice to this. Apply and leave for ½ an hour before washing.Oil hair well before going to bed. Next morning mix 1 tspn limejuice with ½ tspn salt. Rub this on the scalp with the peel of a lime turned inside out. Leave for 1 hour before shampooing.

    About 10-15 minutes before you wash your hair, rub a lot of aloe vera gel into your scalp. leave it on for 10 minutes, and shampoo your hair like you regulary do. if you do this everyday the dandruff will stay away.

    Using lime juice to wash hair.

    Massage your hair with warm coconut oil and apply the juice of 2 lemons, steam your hair and leave the oil on for about 2 hours. Shampoo with a mild shampoo. Repeat 2-3 times a week.

    Boil a handful of neem leaves in 4 teacups of water. After cooling and filtering, use for rinsing hair.

  • 1 decade ago

    apply some curd in ur scalpe with some drops of lemon in it

    Source(s): my mom does the same thing
  • 1 decade ago

    Home remedy? F that...use Head and Shoulders

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