Other than the known benefits of lowering cholesterol levels, protection from allergy, and encouraging weight loss, probiotics improve immune function as well. This aids in fighting fungal infections like dandruff. They are found in fermented foods like cottage cheese, yoghurt, and buttermilk.
The acidic properties in lemon control the oiliness of the scalp and remove the dead skin cells from its roots. Squeeze in a few tablespoons of lemon juice on your scalp and massage for a few minutes. After some time, wash your hair off with a mild shampoo.
Not just reducing flaking on the scalp, fenugreek also works its magic on the overall quality of your hair. Take about 100gms of fenugreek seeds and mash it into a fine powder. Mix it with coconut oil or olive oil and then apply it on your scalp and hair.
Neem has been known for its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties since ages, weaving its magic in arresting dandruff. Mix one tablespoon of neem oil with olive oil and massage your scalp and hair gently yet thoroughly with it. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off with a mild shampoo.
This home remedy for dandruff is believed to work as a gentle exfoliant for removing the dead skin cells, thus, reducing itchiness and scaling. For making the most of its anti-fungal properties, you can apply baking soda to your hair directly and gently massage it into your scalp.
Fuller’s earth absorbs excess sebum on your scalp and even dirt from your scalp and hair. Absorbing oil and grease makes it an effective nuskhe for dandruff as these are the side-effects of this skin condition.