In treating your hair and scalp, either as a means of curing of deficiencies or preventing them, do try to avail yourself also of the traditional remedies that nature has in store for you. Some of these remedies are even in your very homes just simply waiting for you to use avail of their beneficial health potential.
Here are some traditional and household hair and scalp treatments that you may be able to use.
To prevent dandruff, you may want to use a mixture of one part sulfur powder, one part almond oil, two parts surgical spirit and four parts rose water or distilled water to be massaged on your scalp.
As another option you can also boil for ten minutes a solution of the combination of 4-5 dried thyme and two cups of water. Upon the cooling of the solution, massage it on your scalp and leave it for thirty minutes before washing.
If these two doesn’t appeal to you, you can also soak in water for overnight ground fenugreek seeds and massage the paste on your head, leaving it for a few minutes before washing it off with a mild shampoo.
Also, effective in warding off dandruff is the several application of the combination of one tablespoon lemon juice and one hundred grams witch hazel in 200 ml of water on washed hair.
You may also want to use warm apple cider vinegar on your scalp for thirty to forty minutes and rinse it with water in order that you may control your dandruff.
Another remedy is the use of the combination of olive and almond oil. Massage this mixture on to your scalp and leave it for five minutes or until you feel the burning sensation. Be sure to wash your hair and scalp thoroughly and properly.
Amazingly, the pain killer aspirin is also an effective anti-dandruff tool that you can use, just crush two aspirin tablets and add it to your shampoo, leave it on your scalp for two minutes and rinse thoroughly.
To remove excess dandruff you can apply aloe vera gel directly on your scalp for ten to fifteen minutes before washing your hair. Regular use of the aloe vera gel will deter the growth of your dandruff.
These remedies may have varied effects for each and every individual, hence it is important that you observe your body’s reaction to each of these remedies so as to determine the type that would suit you and would address your needs best.