This itchy scalp … with falling scales, is it embarrassing to scratch your head all the time and have this white and flaky stuff on your shirt or this beautiful dress? Well it's dandruff!
Dandruff is a fungal growth on the scalp, around the eyebrows, behind the ears and sometimes on the chest. The clinical name of dandruff is seborrheic dermatitis. There could be several causes for dandruff. Stress could be one of the reasons. When you are stressed, you secrete an oily serum on the scalp that can aggrivate the condition of the dandruff. Other reasons might not give enough circulation to the scalp. It is very important to comb your hair every day to regulate the blood circulation in the scalp and activate the sebaceous glands.
There are many shampoos on the shelves that only damage the hair and make it difficult to manage. There is no real cure for this most ignored problem affecting nearly 55% of the world's population. There are many natural remedies to prevent dandruff to some extent to prevent itchy scalp and flaking of the scalp.
Here are some natural remedies that, when used consistently, can prevent dandruff:
- Massage your scalp with olive oil daily for 10-15 minutes before taking a shower. Continue this as long as possible. This is a very effective method. You can also use coconut oil, almond oil or any Indian Ayurvedic herbal vegetable oil.
- You can also scrub your scalp with lemon juice after the application of oil.
- Increase green leafy vegetables, salads, milk, fruits and germs in the diet. Take more protein, milk, buttermilk, yeast, wheat germ, soy, whole grains and nuts. These are just a few tips to get your scalp back on track.
Dandruff can be very uncomfortable and lead to ugly situations, these simple preventative measures can give you extra confidence to keep your head and hair in place.