Home Remedies for Dandruff

Dandruff are scales of greasy keratotic material shed from the scalp. Below are some home remedies on how to get rid of dandruff.

Water and Other Treatments

  1. Wash hair 2 times a week using gugo shampoo or commercial shampoo for dry hair.
  2. Comb and massage head very well after every shampoo.
  3. Apply fresh coconut oil to the head and hair once a week, one hour before shampoo. Massage the oil on the scalp. Leave oil for 10 minutes. Better yet, leave it overnight before shampoo. ( It is best to use virgin coconut oil for his treatment – see Introducing Virgin Coconut Oil )
  4. As hair conditioner, put 1/2 cup vinegar into one gallon water and use this to rinse hair after the shampoo.

Dandruff Remedies Using Herbal Medications

  1. Kilaw leaves ( english: Turmeric, Round turmeric)
    • Pound the rhizomes. Rub or massage the juice on the scalp and hair. Leave it on overnight and shampoo the next morning.
  2. Gugo bark shampoo ( Scientific name: Entada phaseikaudes K Meer)
    • Soak the gugo bark in a basin of cold water for 30 minutes before the shampoo. Squeeze the juice in the water and put the juice of 3 calamansi. Wet hair very well and use this as shampoo. Rinse well. Use vinegar as conditioner if the water is hard.
  3. Sabila leaves ( english: Aloe vera)
    • Extract juice from fresh leaves. Apply juice liberally and massage scalp 1 hour before the gugo bark shampoo. Do this once a week for 4 weeks.

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