Dandruff is a common scalp condition that is characterized by itching and the appearance of white flakes of dead skin. It occurs both in men and women and although it is very uncomfortable condition, can be controlled easily with some home remedies. Here are some ways to cope with it.
Massage with warm oil
Some of the reasons for dandruff are bad blood circulation and too dry skin. In these cases hot oil massage can make wonders for you. Little olive oil or coconut oil is warmed, mixed with lemon juice and massage your scalp with the mixture. Let it act 20 minutes on the scalp and wash away with shampoo.
Proper washing of the hair
Of you use antidandruff shampoo daily this can reduce oil secretion and reduce the “fat” dandruff. If oily skin is the reason for dandruff, you better use tar soap or shampoo. Dry dandruff should be treated with shampoo three times a week. Leave shampoo to act 5 minutes before rinsing.
Treatment with herbs
If you manage to make circulation in scalp area better you may cope with dandruff by using herbs. Often dandruff is caused by problems with blood flow so herbs may help.
Dandruff is often caused by poor blood flow to the scalp, so you can to nourish and enhance improve circulation using herbs. Successful combination for making the skin, hair and nails healthier is seaweed, horsetail, sage and rosemary. You can also use ginkgo biloba, and alfalfa, having a lot of silicon.
You can prepare of mixture of two heaped teaspoons thyme to boil 10 minutes in water – one cup. This recipe is recommended by specialist of natural healing. Cool the mixture and put it on clean, damp hair. Then let it dry. Thyme has the ability to kill bacteria which cause dandruff and significantly reduce flaking skin.