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Treating Dandruff with Ayurveda

Dandruff is most common problem faced by millions of people across the world. Even dandruff control shampoo doesn’t work some times because we get attracted to fancy stickers on bottle. Dandruff is caused due to cells which are underneath the skin which has very short life. This is caused by fungus named as malassezia and from dead skin cells. These fungus feed on sebum and it makes your scalp irritated. There are few ways in Ayurveda that can help your treat your hair right.

1. Neem – If you have fungal infection in your hair then neem oil is the best solution because neem has antifungal properties which helps treating dandruff properly. You can make a mask of neem at home with few neem leaves and adding curd to it and leave it for 15 – 20 mins to make it do wonders.

2. Egg white and lemon juice – Take 2 egg whites and 1 teaspoon lemon juice and mix it well and apply in your hair and let it set for 30 mins then rinse it off. Egg whites has protein which is needed for good health of your hair and lemon has vitamin c that helps in blood circulation. So, this is best way to remove dandruff.
3. Amla– This vitamin C rich food prevents in accumulation of your hair. Amla is anti-inflammatory and has antibacterial properties which stops dandruff. You can make amla powder at home which helps your itchy scalp.
Grind 8-10 Tulsi leaves and make paste with help of water and amla powder and apply it section wise and leave it for some time then wash it off.

4. Fenugreek seeds – Fenugreek seeds are high in protein and nicotinic acid content which helps in treating dandruff and hair fall. It also helps baldness, dryness and hair thinning. Fenugreek hair mask is a treat to your scalp. Take 3 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds and soak it in water whole night and then grind it next day morning and add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to it and apply over your hair and leave it in your hair for 30 mins.

6.Amla, Reetha and Shikakai – They are rich in vitamin C which helps in cleaning your scalp and helps your treat dandruff naturally. You can make shampoo at home easily. It helps in treating infection caused by dandruff. Soak 5 to 6 pieces of Reetha and Shikakai overnight and in morning heat the mixture till it starts boiling then let is cool naturally and grind it in mixture. Once this is finished add amla powder to it and use it as shampoo now. Make sure you use conditioner.

Conclusion – If you still face problems or don’t get cured then you can consult a specialist.

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