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How to Remove Dandruff with Natural Remedies

Dandruff is a common problem of scalp and hair and millions of people (whether male or female) are affected worldwide and there are thousands of products that can help you minimize or  remove dandruff.

In this post I will show you how you can treat dandruff from home with natural ingredients.

What Causes Dandruff

Dandruff is caused due to various reasons such as malnutrition, yeast infections, deficiency of zinc, uses of harmful chemicals and compounds, liver problems, dryness, constipation etc.

It doesn’t matter if you have short hair or long hair, dandruff can be a problem on any length.

If you are suffering from dandruff problem, go through the home remedies for dandruff given below.

How to Remove Dandruff with Natural Remedies

Fenugreek Seeds: Fenugreek seeds are very useful in preventing hair loss and in diabetes. It is also used as an excellent home remedy for dandruff. Take 50 to 100 grams of fenugreek seeds (use quantity applying your common sense) and soak them in water overnight.

Next morning grind the seeds and make a fine paste of it. Apply this paste over your scalp gently and leave it there for 45 minutes.

Wash the paste applied over your scalp with solution of soap-nut or mild shampoo. You can notice the difference after using this process. Use this process twice or thrice a week for better result.

Warm Coconut Oil: It is one of the best home remedy for dandruff. Heat/warm coconut oil in a container and let it cool down. Don’t let the temperature go down completely.

After touching the warm oil if you feel that you can bear it on your scalp, apply it on your scalp gently with the help of cotton. Rub your scalp gently while applying the oil. Let it remain there for an hour or two. Thereafter wash it with mild shampoo.

You can notice a great difference. Repeat this process for a few days. You will get rid of dandruff problem. To avoid reoccurrence of dandruff, you have to continue this process once or twice a week regularly.

This process will not only remove dandruff but will also promote hair growth and make your hair silky and strong. It will also prevent hair loss and baldness. You can use any oil in place of coconut oil such as castor oil, olive oil, almond oil etc but no need to heat or warm other oils.

Lime: Lime juice is also very effective in clearing dandruff from your scalp. It is one of the well known and popular remedies to get rid of dandruff. Wash your hair and scalp with fresh lime juice twice or thrice a week. It will cause your hair glow and will also give strength to your hair. It promotes blood circulation and clears dandruff.

Henna Leaves: Henna leaves are also used to treat dandruff. In fact henna leaves cure most of the hair problems such as hair loss, thinning of hair, dry hair etc. You can make paste of fresh henna leaves or use the powder of the leaves to treat dandruff.

Gram Powder: Mix green gram powder in 5 spoons of curd and apply it on your hair and scalp and allow it to remain there for 5 to 10 minutes. Thereafter wash it with tap water. You can do this everyday before your bath. You will observe positive result soon.

Snake Gourd: It is also considered as an effective home remedy to get rid of dandruff. You need to rub its juice over your scalp. This promotes blood circulation and makes your hair shiny, apart from clearing dandruff.


Hi I'm Vincent, the editor of this website. I consider male grooming as a lifestyle choice. If you're comfortable with letting mother nature take care of your looks, then that's cool, however for those of you who want to make sure they look their best, I provide guides and tips for your male grooming needs.

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