Dandruff, also known as seborrhea, is a superficial fungal infection and can spread by sharing a comb or brush. This occurs due to growth of bacteria and fungus on the scalp. The most common causes of dandruff, poor hygiene, blow drying, hormonal imbalance, styling products, poor diet, sweating excessive build up of yeast, emotional stress, poor blood circulation, cool weather and so on. While modern medicine does provide several treatments for dandruff, often in shampoo form, these treatments are almost always comprised of harsh chemicals and unnatural ingredients that often include numerous side effects. However, many natural (and inexpensive) treatments for dandruff also exist and often work far better than their allopathic counterparts. Here are some natural home remedies that are sure to give excellent results.


1-Wheat chaff, Fenugreek, Nigella, Beetroot, Gram flour

Make a fine and smooth powder of 25 gm chaff of Wheat(Gandum bhoosi), 50 gm Fenugreek seeds (Methi dana), 50 gm Nigella seeds (Kalonji), 50 gm Hibiscus seeds (Gul Khatmi), 50 gm Dried Beetroot (Chuqandar) leaves now mix in it 250 gm Gram flour (Besan) and store it in an air tight container. Take it as required and make a paste by adding a little pure Rose water and Jambul vinegar (Jamun sirka) and apply to roots and scalp then rinse off after ½ hour and do it 3 times in a week. This is a 99% trial treatment of dandruff.

2-Gram flour, Henna powder, Lemon juice

Mix thoroughly 5 gm Gram flour(Besan), 5 gm Henna powder, an egg and 1 Lemon juice now apply to roots and scalp skin as oil and wrap a cloth around your head for 15 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water. It is a highly beneficial and trial treatment of dandruff.

3-Beetroot, Ginger juice

Boil 1 grated Beetroot in (Chuqandar)1 litre water after mashing filter it wash your hair with this Beetroot water. Beetroot juice mixed with Ginger (Adrak) juice is also very helpful in treatment of dandruff fastly.

4-Apple cider Vinegar, Water

Before applying shampoo / taking bath mix ½ cup Apple cider Vinegar in ½ cup of water and apply it to roots and scalp skin for 5-6 hours. Within 2 or 3 days, the dandruff will go. Apple cider vinegar is an effective fungicide and germ killer because it contains anti-bacterial ingredient.

5-Egg, Yoghurt, Mustard oil

Mix an Egg, ½ cup Yoghurt and 1tbls Mustard (Sarson)oil apply to roots for 15 minutes then wash out your hair with a branded egg shampoo. It removes not only dandruff but also removes roughness of hairs.

6-Boric acid, Lukewarm water

Mix ½ ounce Boric acid in ½ cup of lukewarm water and apply to hairs roots for one & half hour then wash off your hairs with fresh water.  It removes not only dandruff but also removes dust and dirt from hairs and scalp.

7-Sesame oil, Yoghurt, Lime juice

Mix 1-2 tbls Sesame (Till) oil in ½ cup of Yoghurt and 1 tbls fresh Lime juice and apply to roots 1& ½ hour then wash out your hairs with lukewarm water. This is a successful treatment for dandruff. Lime juice also helps in removing stickiness from an oily scalp.

8-Lemon juice, Egg, Henna powder

Mix well 1 Lemon juice, an Egg and ½ cup Henna powder or as required and apply to hairs roots for one hour then wash off your hairs with fresh water. This not only helps to remove dandruff, but conditions the hair, adding strength, body and shine to the hair.

9-Vinegar, Sesame oil

Mix thoroughly 1 tbls Vinegar and ¼ cup Sesame oil and apply it to roots and scalp skin for 15 minutes then wash out your hairs with lukewarm water. This works very quickly in the treatment of sticky dandruff and also cures dust and dirt.

10-Yoghurt, fresh Coconut, Green Gram

Mix paste of fresh Coconut 2 tbls in ½ cup of fresh Yoghurt and 2 tablespoons of Green Gram powder apply it to roots and scalp skin for ½ hour then wash out your hairs with lukewarm water. It is the most effective natural remedy for chronic dandruff.

11-Lemon juice, Olive oil

Mix 1 tbs Lemon juice in 2 tbls pure lukewarm Olive oil apply to roots and massage with finger tips daily for few days. Lemon contains acids which can get rid of yeast causing dandruff and Olive oil is very effective for dandruff due to its natural moisturizing and clarifying properties.

12-Butter Milk

Butter Milk (Lassi) works wonders for removing dandruff. Wash out your hairs with Butter milk daily do it regularly for 2 weeks or until required results. This is another instant natural remedy to get rid of dandruff.
Almond oil, Honey, Yoghurt
Mix well same quantity of Almond oil, Honey, and Yoghurt apply to hairs roots for ½ hour then wash off your hairs with fresh water. This is a fastest natural remedy to stop dandruff. This also acts as a great natural conditioner.

13-Neem leaves, Epsom salt

Soak 2-3 handfuls of Neem leaves to 5-6 cups of hot water. Let it stand overnight. The next morning strain the liquid and mix 1cup of Epsom salt or regular table salt use it to rinse your hair. Neem leaves contains effective anti-fungal properties as well, inhibiting the over-growth of dandruff causing fungus. The abrasive crystals of ordinary table salt works great for scrubbing out dandruff before you shampoo.

14-Sugar, Lemon juice, Mustard oil, Tea tree oil

Mix equal quantity of Sugar, Lemon juice and pure Mustard oil or Tea tree oil and apply it to roots and scalp skin for ½ hour then wash out your hairs with lukewarm water. After regular application of this you will get relief from dandruff quickly and it will be quite beneficial.

15-Henna leaves, Fenugreek seeds, Coconut oil

Boil 100 gm pounded Henna leaves and 2-3 tbls of Fenugreek seeds (Methi Dana) coarsely in 150 gm pure Coconut oil for 5 minutes on shim flame then let it cool now filter it and apply to roots and massage with finger tips daily for few days. A regular massage with this oil will provide immediate relief from dandruff.

16-Baking soda, Warm water

Mix 1 tablespoon of Baking soda in a cup of warm water. Alternatively you can add 1 teas baking soda to 1-2 tbls shampoo and then use it to wash your hair. It mildly exfoliates, which gets rid of the excess dead skin. It’s also acts as a fungicide, and a common fungus that occurs on everyone’s scalp can cause dandruff.

17-Listerine, Baby oil

Mix 2 cups water with 1 cup Listerine (alcohol-based mouthwash). After you shampoo, spray or pour the solution onto your scalp, massage in well and let sit for 30 minutes before rinsing with water. Else mix same quantity of Baby oil and original Listerine and spray the mixture all over your wet hair. Allow it to sit for half an hour then wash your hair properly. Listerine fights fungus, the alcohol and the herbal oils present in Listerine can be most effective to relief from dandruff.

18-Aspirin powder, Regular shampoo

Make a fine powder of 2 Aspirin tablets. Mix it to your regular shampoo before use, making sure to leave it in your hair for about 5 minutes before rinsing completely. It works as a good at-home clarifying shampoo.  Aspirin contains salicylic acid that has fungicidal and anti-microbial properties to fight the extra flakes caused by fungus, one of the most common causes of dandruff.

19-Aloe Vera gel, Egg white

Mix thoroughly 1-2 tbs fresh Aloe Vera juice or Aloe Vera gel and an egg white apply to the scalp 15 minutes prior to washing your hair Egg white reduces oiliness which release from glands and Aloe Vera has got healing, antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help in controlling dandruff.

20-Camphor, Coconut oil

If there is dandruff in your hair mix 10 gm Camphor (Kafoor) powder in 1 cup Coconut oil to massage on your hair and scalp. It helps in reducing the dandruff.

21-Ginger root, Lemon juice, Olive oil

Finely grate half a Ginger root into two cups of water and boil until it's one cup of tea. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice and olive oil. Mist the brew directly onto scalp, let dry, and shampoo out. After regular application of this you will get relief from dandruff.

22-Baking soda, Regular shampoo

Combine 1/3 cup of shampoo with 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda, stir well, and pour over wet hair. Gently massage the mixture into the scalp and let sit for a few minutes before rinsing thoroughly. It exfoliates and clears blemishes, and helps remove buildup.

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