Dandruff is caused by a fungus called Malassezia found in each body but innactive. However in some bodies the immune system reacts to this fungus which can form fat acids with imflammatory action causing the appearance of dandruff. Some medicines like lithium can cause dandruff. Men are more amenable to dandruff and those who have zinc and vitamin B deficiency. Stress is also a cause.
Use of fixative and pomades can worsen the condition. Dandruff is a common scalp condition and is found in half of globe population. There are many natural remedies, easy to be used and effective, without the need to buy expensive products and many times non efficient. Very important is the diet. A diet based on fresh food like fruits, fresh salads and fresh made juices supplies the body with the necessary vitamines and minerals. Vitamin A, B and zinc are essential. A mild sun exposure is beneficial too. There are some natural remedies easy to use which can help.
Due to its acidity, vinegar is ideal for getting rid of dandruff because neutralizes the disturbed ph of scalp. You can massage the scalp on clean wet hair with a mixture of equal quantity of vinegar and water. Leave it on scalp for 15 minutes and cleanse with warm water. You can repeat this treatment daily for a week.
LEMON AND YOGHURT MASK
Make a mixture of yoghurt and juice from one lemon. On wet hair start massaging the scalp. You can add a teaspoon of honey and few drops of almond oil for prevention of scalp skin dryness. You can apply this treatment for 2-3 times a week.
The juice of aloe leaves tempers the itchiness and desquamation of scalp skin and prevents the reccurence of dandruff. Aloe has antiseptic and hydrating attributes. It balances the level of sebum. Apply on scalp massaging gently and leave it for one hour. Cleanse it with cold water. Avoid using shampoo after this treatment.
This simple and so effective ingredient makes miracles for health in general not only for dandruff. It balances the body ph. Apply it on wet hair and massage gently. You can do that few times a week. Cleanse with warm water.
Take nature’s way! Nature remains the best doctor!