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Home Remedies for Dandruff

Hi Everyone 🙂 lets have look at Home Remedies for Dandruff. Dandruff is shedding of dry skin from the scalp. As skin cells tend to die a small amount of flaking is expected. Dandruff is also caused due to skin inflammation and there is no age limit. Dandruff is an annoying and often embarrassing condition. Not only does it make hair scalp itchy but also leaves unsightly flakes on your hair and shoulders, leads to hair fall and makes your hair dull and lifeless. If you have tried everything out there to treat the condition and have failed, so lets check it out

Home Remedies for Dandruff

Fenugreek Seeds : Two table spoons of fenugreek seeds (methi dana) should be soaked overnight in water and ground into a file paste in the morning. Now, this paste should be dabbed on the scalp and allowed to be left like this for about half an hour. Then, the hair should be washed off thoroughly with Ritha (soap –nut) solution or a mild herbal/clinical shampoo. This will remove dandruff and is good home remedy for Dandruff.

Lime : The use of a tea spoon of fresh lime or lemon juice for the last rinse, while washing the hair, is another useful remedy. It not only removes stickiness of scalp, also prevents dandruff. (Link of Beauty Benefits of Lemon ). This is another home remedy for Dandruff.

Green gram powder : The hair should be washed twice a week with 2 table spoons of this green gram (hara moong) powder mixed with half a cup of curd. The mixture of green gram powder and curd works wonders for dandruff and is one of home remedies for Dandruff.

Snake Guard : Make juice of snake guard (a variety of Turai), then dab the juice evenly on the dandruff affected scalp and let it remain like this for 15-20 minutes. Now wash the scalp thoroughly with a mild shampoo or natural rinsing agents like Reetha and shikakai to get a clean and dandruff free scalp. Good home remedy for Dandruff.

Cider vinegar : Take equal parts of diluted vinegar and water in a mixing bowl or cup. Now with the help of a cotton ball, apply this solution to the dandruff scalp and hair in between shampooing. Cider vinegar when added to final rinsing water after shampooing also helps to disperse dandruff. Try this home remedy for Dandruff.

lime + Indian gooseberry : Make a scalp solution by mixing a hew drops of lime juice mixed with Indian gooseberry (avla/amla) juice every night before going to bed. This will definitely help in getting rid of dandruff and is good home remedy for Dandruff.

Curd : Dandruff can be removed by massaging the hair for half an hour with curd which has been kept in the open for 3 days. The yeasts and enzymes in the fermented curd help in curing dandruff nicely. (link of beauty benefits of curd ) 

Also few shampoos and oils can help in preventing and curing dandruff. You can find the reviews for them here itself. This is a consolidated report to know them better.

  1. Himalaya Anti-Dandruff Hair Oil Review
  2. Himalaya Anti Dandruff Hair Cream
  3. Matrix Biolage Scalp Therapie Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
  4. Head & Shoulders Anti hairfall Shampoo
  5. SESA Hair Oil
  6. Best Oils for Healthy Hair
  7. Jovees Restructuring Hair Oil 

Hey girls, hope you liked my post on Home Remedies for Dandruff. I tried some of them and got great results 🙂 . Go ahead and try them this weekend and make yourself dandruff free this summers 🙂 .

About Piyali Toshniwal

Piyali is from Mumbai. She born in Kolkata and brought up in different cities of India. Since her dad had a transferable job, She has travelled many states and cities of India. From there her passion for travelling arose. She love to travel and explore new places. She is an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer with MBA in Finance from Mumbai University. She has a passion for beauty and fashion and love to experiment with her looks a lot hence her inclination to write for BHB. Business is what she enjoy the most. She has an Art Jewellery Brand named “PSJ-PiyaJewels” and event Management Company called “Radiance Events”. She is a very creative person and hence her work of creativity reflects in her ventures. She like to live life to the fullest & try to enjoy every possible bit of it! Her motto of life is “Keep Smiling, it’s the best Jewellery one can wear”


  1. The Himalaya anti dandruff oil is very good.. nice tips dear

  2. good tips piyu I have dandruff factory in my hair will try some of the tips provided by you but first I have to smack my lazy bones lol lol

  3. Thanks.. needed these tips

  4. good one pi

  5. excellent post pi:)

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