Natural dandruff remedy
If you have a very dry scalp, you may have found yourself in an embarrassing situation where the collar of your shirt is covered with white flaky substances. Dandruff is not restricted to the scalp alone, even the skin on the face and the body is prone to dandruff. It is but natural to assume that dandruff is caused due to dryness, but research suggests that dandruff is actually due to cells of the skin that have a very short life, they grow and die with great rapidity.
Dandruff has the tendency to be stubborn and return again and again despite proper treatment. Contrary to popular belief, one effective way to get rid of dandruff is to shampoo daily, this prevents the growth of the cells that have a short life. An after effect of untreated dandruff is hair loss. Thus, it is best to catch the issue on time and follow a due course of treatment. Neem is very useful for dandruff. It contains blood purifying as well as antimicrobial elements. It is effectively known to be an antifungal and antiviral, in addition to being antiinflammatory. Here’s how to use neem in order to get rid of dandruff
1. Chew the leaves:
According to beauty experts, the easiest way to get rid of dandruff is to chew the neem leaves every morning. However, you may need some convincing for that as neem leaves taste a bit bitter. You can mix them with honey or boil neem leaves and drink the strained water.
Neem can be used in the form of an oil. This oil can be easily created at home by adding few neem leaves to coconut oil and bringing it to a boil and finally adding a few drops of lemon to it. Rub this oil gently on your scalp, leave it on overnight and then wash off in the morning.
A combination of neem and curd is the ideal way to curb dandruff. Make a paste of neem leaves, add it to a bowl of curd and apply all over your scalp. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then rinse. The anti-fungal properties of neem in combination with the soothing and cool effect of curd does wonders in fighting dandruff.
2. Neem oil: 3. Neem and curd: 4. Neem hair mask:
All you have to do is grind some neem leaves and add a tablespoon of honey to it. Once it becomes a thick paste, put it all over the scalp like a hair mask and allow it to stay for 20 minutes then wash it.
5. Neem as a hair conditioner:
Take a few neem leaves and boil them, allow them to cool down. After shampooing your hair, rinse the hair with the water from the boiled neem leaves.
Any one of these remedies will help you, once used regularly. (Free Beauty Tips)