Not all remedies for your dandruff and hair problems are to be found in the stores and markets. In fact, the most effective treatment for such problems are such that could be found in your very own household.
Amazingly, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice are good treatment bases for treating dandruff.
Traditional and natural medicine offers numerous ways of curing, preventing and controlling dandruff and hair loss, that though some of them may be a bit cumbersome to follow, it is still best to know that there are natural options available for treating these types of disorders. Read my other article to know more on home treatment.
As a natural shampoo, an extract from the ripened fruit of the soap nut can be obtained by soaking it for ten to fifteen minutes in hot water and by subsequently crushing it in the same water. This extract can be used daily as a shampoo absent detrimental side effects.
The thoroughly grounded powder of the Blackgram can also be used as a natural shampoo and is also an amazing soap for the body. In applying it to your hair it should be in a viscid paste and is to be gently massaged on to the scalp and thoroughly washed after. Both the soap nut juice and the blackgram paste are also anti-dandruff
Before taking a head bath one could also massage the scalp with a mixture of crushed fenugreek seeds and sour curd. Leave the mixture on your scalp for fifteen to twenty minutes before washing it with the natural shampoos discussed above.
For people who are not comfortable with applying oil in the mornings they may want to apply pure coconut oil before sleeping and then rinsing it with a natural shampoo in the morning. This will restore the much needed oil in your scalp that will avoid clumping of scales.
To bring out the luster of your hair, prevent dandruff and strengthen your hair you may also want to use the Powder of Indian Gooseberry which is an amazing and effective hair rejuvenator.
In order that you may control the degree of your dandruff, you may want to apply a mixture of vinegar and water on your scalp before sleeping. In this solution, you will combine two teaspoons of vinegar with six teaspoons of water. Wrap a towel around your head and keep the solution on your head for the rest of the night to be rinsed with vinegar water again in the morning.
Similarly, you may opt to use a lemon and vinegar solution with one teaspoon of lemon juice and two teaspoons of vinegar. Massage this mixture on your scalp and shampoo with egg.