Dandruff (oily and wet) and its Management with Ayurveda

Dandruff is a very common problem faced by most of the people. It is also known as Darunak and this disorder affects the scalp. Although, the exact cause is unknown, there are several factors behind this disorder. According to the researches, it generally occurs when your skin got dry and irritated, stress, growth of fungus and bacteria on the scalp. When dandruff affects the scalp, it causes itching and flakes of skin to appear. Sometimes dandruff can be embarrassing for the person who is suffering it. It is often observed on the shoulders of the person suffering from this being seems as tiny white snowflakes.

Most people don’t take dandruff too seriously but sometimes high dandruff leads to severe problems that can cause weak hair, hair fall, and later baldness which is quite embarrassing in less age. To cure dandruff, there are several products like shampoos and hair-care products are available in the market at a heavy cost that often claim to remove dandruff in a few days. While some of the treatments are indeed effective but at the same time they are also expensive and may prove harmful for your scalp and hair as they contain a high amount of chemicals.

Apart from this, the good news is that dandruff can be treated naturally. Besides all other remedies, Ayurveda is the most effective treatment for dandruff as it has several home remedies that might help to fight with dandruff in the easy and cheapest way. Here we are discussing

some natural ways that can manage your dandruff hair

  1. Neem
    “Neem” is one of the most effective herbs that have potential to cure several lesions. Dandruff cause due to the fungal infecting of the skin and nothing can be more convenient than using neem for dandruff. Neem can be found easily anywhere and it can also be grown at home. The properties possessed by the neem leaves are used to eliminate stubborn dandruff from the hair. Regular use of neem can treat multiple skin and hair issues.
    It helps in purifying the blood as it contains antifungal and antiviral properties. Neem can be used in various ways like one can chew the raw leaves of neem, one can apply neem oil, a combination of neem and curd is the ideal way to cure dandruff, the person suffering from dandruff can prepare homemade neem mask which is the easiest remedy for dandruff, last but not the least is use neem as hair conditioner.
  2. Amla
    Amla is another natural fruit that contains vitamin-C. This vitamin C rich fruit can cure the dryness of the scalp and prevent the accumulation of dandruff. Amla has the potential to fight several issues of your body. It contains Vitamin-C, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that can stop dandruff and also prevent you from itchy feeling. Use of amla is very easy and you can consume it in myriad ways. You can consume amla either raw or amla murabba. Moreover, you can also make the hair mask of amla with the help of dry amla powder.
    Add 8-10 basil leaves paste into amla powder and mix it well. Now make a paste of this amla powder with the help of water and apply this paste on to your scalp with hands and leave it for 30 minutes. Now, wash your hair with normal water and mild shampoo.
    You can also take one teaspoon of amla powder with water. Egg with lime juice Egg plays a vital role in your healthy life as it is a very good source of inexpensive high-quality protein. More than half of the proteins are found in eggs as they are the rich source of vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals like zinc, iron, and copper. Besides giving protein to your body, it also nourishes your hairs.
    Just take two whites of egg and add fresh lime of one lemon, mix it well and apply your hair for 30 minutes and then wash it with cold water. The white substance of the egg will nourish the scalp with protein and make dandruff disappear soon.
  3. Fenugreek seeds
    Fenugreek seeds are usually known to enhance the taste of the food but who knows they are rich in high proteins and nicotinic acid content which helps to eliminate dandruff from hair and stop hair fall. Applying fenugreek or methi seeds is too easy as you need to soak 2-3 tablespoon of seeds in water overnight. Next morning, make a paste of soak seeds with the help of a blender. Now add one teaspoon of lemon juice to the paste and apply it on to hair. Leave it for 30-40 minutes and wash your hair with cold water and mild shampoo.
  4. Combination of amla, reetha, shikakai
    Amla, Reetha, Shikakai are rich in vitamin C which is beneficial for your hair in various ways. Reetha has the potential to remove infection so as amla and shikakai have. Either you can make a powder of amla, reetha or shikakai or you can also make shampoo at home. Soak 5-6 reetha pods, 6-7 pieces of shikakai and 3-4 amla pieces in water overnight. The next morning, start boiling the mixture of these three and continue till water reduces. Now leave the mixture to cool and make the paste of the mixture with the help of a blender. Now strain the whole mixture and discard the residue. Use the liquid content as shampoo.

    These are some most effective Ayurvedic ingredients that you can opt to eliminate your dandruff. All these are the home remedies that can easily be done at home by you. However, if you are keen for more satisfactory results, you can visit Ayurveda Hospital without hesitation. A team of experienced doctors including Dr. Mini Nair is available to treat patients with their cutting-edge knowledge. Ayurveda Hospital is a peerless hospital with reasonable prices where money doesn’t matter. Whether you have oily or wet dandruff, Ayurveda Hospital guaranteed to make you dandruff free in no time.