Dandruff treatment with natural oils and causes

Dandruff treatment with natural oils and causes
Written by Diksha

Dandruff treatment with natural oils and causes are very necessary to treat because it is the condition of skin which mainly affects the scalp of the head. It is nothing but the dead and deteriorating condition of the scalp skin. Dandruff is caused when a fungus called Malassezia grows on your scalp. This results in shedding of the scalp skin.

Dandruff symptoms

Excessive itching in the scalp

Dry and dead hair

Dry and dead hair

Excessive hair fall

Constipation and upset stomach

Causes of dandruff

Dry skin of the head

Do not wash hair regularly

Excessive use of shampoo

Psoriasis, or skin infection such as eczema

Dandruff treatment with natural oils

Coconut oil massage

Coconut oil massage

Take warm coconut oil and with the help of finger tips massage gently on the scalp in night. After 2 to 3 hours wash it off with lukewarm water and apply conditioner. oil provides  nourishment to the scalp and skin.

This method is very useful to remove dandruff when you have dry skin.

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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Few drops of tea tree oil and mix with it shampoo and apply on the hairs. Let it be on the head for 2 to 4 minutes and wash it off with cool water.

Repeat this remedy twice in a week to get the best result. Tea tree oil has excellent anti-inflammatory properties and a higher rate of dermal penetration, which makes it one of the best remedies for dandruff.

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Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Olive Oil

Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Olive Oil

Olive oil can be used in many ways to treat dry skin problems. For dandruff take olive oil and massage gently. After half an hour wash your hairs with mild shampoo.

You can also apply olive oil before going to bed. Wrap your head in a towel to absorb the extra oil. You can wash your hair as usual in the morning.

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Castor Oil

Castor Oil

Take lightly warm up castor oil and apply it on the scalp and hair. Massage your scalp for a couple of minutes so that the oil gets absorbed easily.

Leave it on overnight and wash your hair as usual in the morning. Castor oil is also a humectant and keeps both the scalp and the hair moisturized.

Ricinoleic acid and ricin present in castor oil possess antimicrobial properties that treat scalp infections.

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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil

Massage your scalp and hair with few drops of jojoba oil and leave it for 20 minutes. You can put a shower cap on your head for nourishment and moisturization. Fringe your hair as usual with mild shampoo and cool water.

Jojoba oil contains vitamin E that nourishes the dry, flaky skin on your scalp and keeps it hydrated.

Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Neem Oil

Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Neem Oil

Take 2 tablespoon of neem oil and same 2 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix it well and apply on the hairs and on the scalp.  Massage gently with the help of finger tips.  Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off.

Neem has antimicrobial properties which helps to treat fungal or any other kind of skin infection.

Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil

Take 2 tablespoons olive oil or almond oil and add 10-12 drops lavender essential oil. Mix the oils and apply the mixture to your scalp. Leave it on for about 30 minutes and then wash it off.

Lavender oil is antifungal in nature, and it also soothes and calms the skin.

Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Oregano Oil

Dandruff treatment with natural oils as Oregano Oil

Take 2 to 4 drops oregano oil and 1 tablespoon shampoo. Massage gently for 5 minutes and rinse your hair and scalp with this.

Repeat it every time you shampoo your hair until the dandruff goes away. Oregano oil is antifungal in nature.

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