Dandruff is a common skin allergy type condition produced near hair on the scalp and can be caused by many elements.
It is very common just like other parts of your body for skin to shed. With dandruff though the skin cells speed up which cause the deal skin cells to shed at a much higher amount. When this process is sped up and they shed in larger amounts then this can be noticeable to others.
Thankfully there are some traditional remedies that can prevent dandruff altogether and also treat it. Let's face it we do not want dandruff at all do we?
Diet: Have a balanced diet which is rich in fruit and vegetables mainly iron. Also make sure that you try and drink at least two litre of water daily.
Homemade remedy: Get two teaspoons of white vinegar and six teaspoons of water, this will help treat the dandruff. Apply the mixture on the scalp then leave it overnight. Try this method every day for a period of three months.
Homemade remedy two:Get two cups of water and five tablespoons of thyme. Boil it all up for ten minutes, let it cool then massage into your scalp. Leave for thirty minutes then wash off. Again repeat this process daily for a three month period.
Cider:That's right you heard me right, cider vinegar can be used to wash your hair. Apply the cider vinegar to your hair and leave for forty minutes with your head wrapped in a towel. Try this for twice a week, the your dandruff should disappear.
Anti-dandruff shampoo:This is anti-dandruff shampoo with a twist, get two aspirins and crush down and mix in with the shampoo.
Leaves. Get some neem leaves, then boil in some water. When it has cooled down use the mixture to wash your hair.
Fenugreek seeds:Get some fenugreek seeds and leave in some water to soak overnight. Once soaked overnight crush down the seeds till a paste is formed. Apply over the whole of your scalp and leave on for about twenty minutes, then wash off with tap water.
Baking soda: Get some general baking soda from the store and massage into your scalp and then rinse with tap water. Baking soda is known as cure for itchiness and dandruff.
Not every remedy works for everyone: Try out and see what brings you the best results then stick with that method. You will get some people where none of the above remedies will work, in this case i would advise you to consult your doctor to see if there is a bigger underlying problem.