Effective ways to remove dandruff with these simple home remedies

There are many problems to deal in our daily life when it comes to your hairs. Is it too dry? Is too oily? Is it flat? Too voluminous? Too curly? Too straight? Too short? Too thin? and many more problems. Then, ofcourse, it includes dandruff also. It’s hard to miss the small, white flakes that linger on your scalp. This problem can be experience commonly around the world, irrespective of gender and age as it is hard to treat.

Dandruff is the reason of itchiness and dryness on the scalp  leading to the dead skin cells accumulating into visible flakes. Sounds scary? We understand you completely. Don’t worry, as we are here to help. To effectively and permanently get rid of dandruff, you need to simply turn to your kitchen.

There are plenty of dandruff home remedies that answer to the question ‘how to remove dandruff?’ Let’s find out what they are…

1. Fenugreek Seeds

When we talking about home remedies for dandruff, Fenugreek seeds are our biggest saviour! Fenugreek seeds are effective cure for dandruff , these seeds are known as methi seeds. These seeds are an amazing source of antibacterial and antifungal properties and includes many nutrients that deliver your hair with proper care and nourishment.


Here are some easy tips of curing dandruff using fenugreek seeds. You just have to follow the procedure in a right way.

In a bowl, you can soak half a cup of seeds overnight. In the morning, grind these seeds into paste and then add lemon juice into paste and mix it well. Now apply this paste on your hair strands and strands and let it dry for 30 minutes. After this, wash it off using a mild shampoo and conditioner and allow your hairs to dry.

2. Curd

Curd is not only beneficial for your body and general health but for your hair too. Curd applied to your hair makes it very effective to treat dandruff. Of course, its too messy to applied it on your hairs.


Here are some easy tips of curing dandruff using curd. Here is how you do it.

Initially you have to apply some amount of curd onto your hair and scalp then let it be dry for sometime. Then you can rinse it with your shampoo.

or you can add fenugreek powder into curd then apply it on your scalp and rinse it with shampoo.

3. Neem Juice

Neem consists of anti-bacterial properties that make it a good cure for dandruff caused due to dirty scalp and has been found in most shampoos as one of the main ingredients. It helps to control excess oil production and dirty scalp responsible for flakiness. The method of neem juice is not messy like curd being applied to your hairs.


Here how you prepare neem juice mix before applying it on your hair and this will help cure dandruff.

Firstly you have to take clean neem leaves and crush it and transform it into a thick paste. Then apply this paste evenly on your hairs strands and scalp , let dry it for atleast 10 minutes. Once this done, you can wash it off with water.

4. Orange Peel

Orange peel works really very well for treating dandruff at home. It also known as effective and refreshing cure for dandruff. This citrus fruit enhances the overall health of the scalp as vitamin C is popular ingredient used for fighting free radical damage in your scalp. You have to keep in mind how to prepare this mix.


To prepare orange peel for hair, take orange and squeeze some lemon juice onto it. Then grind it until it turns into paste. Apply this paste on your scalp and let it dry for 30 minutes. After this, you can wash it off with anti-dandruff shampoo for best results.

You can follow this remedy thrice a week , it will help you treat dandruff at home.

5. Egg Yolk

Due to their high protein, eggs have been used as hair masks but did you know egg yolks contains biotin which is the major vitamin that helps to get rid of dandruff. It also act as conditioner that makes your hairs healthier.


You have to make sure that your hair and scalp is dry and have to remove white layer surrounds the yolk.

Whisk the yolk into a thinner texture and then apply it on your hairs.After this, you will have to cover your hairs with shower cap so that smell doesn’t go everywhere. Let it dry for sometime and then wash it off with shampoo. Sometimes you have to wash your hairs twice to get the odour out .

You can follow this remedy only thrice a week and apply it while having a bath morning or anytime.

6. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is the effective remedy for treating dandruff because it contains powerful antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Earlier, tea tree oil is used to treat acne and psoriasis. Tea tree shampoos are more effective than other commercial counterparts.


Mix few drops of oil in your shampoo and rub this mixture gently into your scalp. Leave it for 5 minutes and wash it off with cold water.

7. Coconut Oil with Lemon

We all use coconut oil to nourish our hairs but if we mix little lemon juice in the oil, it help to cure dandruff.This is an easy remedy to get rid of tiny flakes that pull your confidence down.


You need to take two tablespoon of coconut oil and heat it. Then mix it with lemon juice. Once this is done, you can massage your hairs gently with this mixture. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with shampoo.

8. Olive Oil

We all know about the moisturising properties of olive oil, thereby preventing your scalp from becoming dry by moisturising it. A little amount of olive oil can help to loosen the dandruff flakes. Olive oil can do a lot of good to your hairs. All you need to do is to apply olive oil to your hair and this strengthens your scalp.


Apply olive oil on your scalp and massage it gently for about 10 minutes. Leave it for sometime and wash it off with shampoo.

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If you don’t have facility to use homemade remedies to treat dandruff, then you can use this shampoo to treat dandruff. It gives best results and treat dandruff in 4 weeks and results can visible also. You are obviously thinking every shampoo claims that it treats dandruff but they don’t work on you.I personally use this shampoo and helps me to get rid of dandruff.


Firstly, wet your hair with water and massage this shampoo evenly on your scalp properly . For better results, you can massage this shampoo with some amount of water and massage can be done by someone else. Let it for 5 minutes and wash it off with water and use this shampoo for 4 weeks continuously.

Note: This shampoo doesn’t remove oil more , so before using this don’t apply oil on your hairs.

These home remedies help you to treat dandruff. You can use use this lotion also , it is very effective to treat it. I hope this list beneficial for you! Let us know if you found the perfect solution for your problem in this list.


Reema Arora

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