Back To Basics
Seems everyone is going back to basics. Instead of treatments and cures that use chemicals we are taking the time to look into safe and natural alternatives. We love the natural alternatives to better health, weight loss, skin and hair care. This time of year as the weather gets colder, some of us will suffer from dry skin and dry hair. Natural home remedies are once again becoming as popular as they were years ago with our parents and grandparents. A favorite for anyone suffering from dandruff is a home remedy. If you have a problem with dandruff, try these safe and natural home remedies.
A Dandruff Home Remedy from India
The ingredients you will need are curd, honey and lemon. Use two tablespoons of curd and mix with three drops of honey and three drops of lemon juice. Mix together and apply to the scalp, leave on for fifteen minutes, then scrub for fifteen minutes.
Try Coconut Oil For A Dandruff Home Remedy
The best place of buy coconut oil is at any natural or health food store like GNC. Apply the coconut oil to the scalp and scrub away the dead skin with a brush or fingernails. Next, either hold your head under a faucet of hot water or in the shower under hot water for fifteen minutes. You will have immediate results that will last up to six months or a year.
A Canadian Answer For A Dandruff Home Remedy
This will work wonders for your dandruff problem. Apply baby oil to the entire head in the evening, wrap your head with a towel and leave on until morning then shampoo. Use the baby oil daily until all dandruff is gone.
Another Dandruff Home Remedy From The States
The answer to this home remedy is lemon juice. It’s best to use the lemon juice in squeeze bottles since it’s easier to control. Stand over either your kitchen or bathroom sink and squirt the lemon juice all over your head and massage. Leave on for about fifteen minutes, then wash your hair. It usually takes no more than two treatments for the dandruff itch to disappear. This is just a temporary cure. Repeat as needed should the dandruff come back.
A Dandruff Home Remedy From The Kitchen
Check your kitchen cupboard for olive oil and almond oil. If you don’t have either one, you can usually buy them at health food or vitamin stores. Mix the two together and apply to scalp and leave on for five minutes. Once it starts to tingle rinse and shampoo.
A Dandruff Home Remedy From The Barber Shop
Here’s an old remedy from a retired barber. Add two crushed aspirins to your shampoo when you wash your hair. Leave the mixture on for two minutes then rinse and wash again. This remedy usually works after one treatment.
For a quick fix try aloe vera gel 10-15 minutes before you wash your hair. Leave it on for about 10 minutes then shampoo your hair. Use this on a daily basis to keep dandruff away. On a regular basis try crushing about 10-20 aspirin and mix with liquid shampoo. Use this dandruff home remedy on a daily basis. Soak Fenugreek seeds (purchased from a health food store) overnight in water. In the morning when the seeds are soft, grind them into a paste and apply to the scalp. Leave on for half an hour rinse then shampoo.
Something most people have in their kitchen are thyme leaves. Boil about 4 to 5 leaves in two cups of water for ten minutes. After the mixture cools apply to your scalp and leave on for half an hour then rinse and shampoo. Also, you can make a tea of apple sage and rosemary tea then apply to scalp leave on for approximately 10-15 minutes rinse then shampoo. There are many natural home remedies for the treatment and prevention of dandruff. Check out your local bookstore for books on herbal and natural home remedies.