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What is dandruff?

Dandruff is a Scalp condition where itchiness and flakiness increases. This condition occurs when the skin is oily or dry. Due to pollution and due to improper hair care, today’s date dandruff is increasing.

There are many reasons and causes of Dandruff. Daily routine, Unhealthy Diet, Eating Junk food, Improper Hair Care, Not taking Hair wash properly, use of heavy chemical Shampoo, etc are the various cases of increasing Dandruff on Scalp.

Types of Dandruff.

Dandruff appears due to dry skin. This dandruff is commonly found when the winter season starts. As in this season due to cold weather skin dries out.

When the itchiness of drying skin increases dandruff increases and it may be severe when we will not take care of hair properly in winter.

Sometimes dandruff increases due to the use of hot water during hair wash. Try to avoid the use of Hot water on skin and hair as it damages the skin layer and the skin gets dry & itchy.

When skin is oily and dandruff occurs due to Oily skin is the Oily skin dandruff. Due to the generation of excessive sebum skin becomes very oily.

Itching due to Oily skin is more than dry dandruff. We need to control this excessive oil to get relief from dandruff. Try to wash your hair daily to remove excessive oil from the hair. This will help you to reduce Skin oiliness and also Hair will not become too oily.

Sometimes Dandruff occurs due to Fungus. Fungus like eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis are the types of fungus infections. This causes skin with dandruff. So, we need to consult a dermatologist about the infection and need to take treatment accordingly.

How to get rid of dandruff in one wash?

Everyone wants to get relief from dandruff. Because itching skin is irritating us a lot. And if we are in a public place, we feel awkward due to that.

There is no overnight treatment to cure dandruff. It takes time as the symptoms are occurred due to not taking care of hair properly.

Try to avoid using Heavy Chemical Shampoo and other Hair Products which increases your Hair problems. Try to use Herbal Shampoos and Mild chemical Shampoos to wash your Hair.

Do not use hot water to wash your hair. This will increase your Dandruff and Hair fall problem will increase. Use warm water to wash your hair.

Message your hair with good oil before going to bed. This will increase your scalp blood circulation and get the minerals and vitamins which requires for your Hair Scalp and Hair.

This will reduce your dandruff and will help you to get good hair growth. Message your hair with warm Coconut Oil, once a week to get the benefits from coconut oil. Coconut oil is good for our Haircare and improves Hair structure and Scalp health.

 Vaporize your hair by using a Towel. Deep towel into hot water and wet till to get it warm. Apply this towel to your hair to vaporize your hair. This will remove your dandruff from the scalp if you will use this before your wash the hair.

You can use Natural Serum for your hair. Use Serum in a week to massage your scalp. This will give you lots of benefits to your hair and scalp.

If you have severe dandruff and are unable to control it through natural remedies or home remedies you can consult your dermatologist for further treatment.

Hair cleaning is also an important part to remove dandruff. Wash your hairbrush daily. Brush your hair daily at least 3 times a day. This will stimulate blood circulation will help you for Hair health. When we brush hair, all dust and dandruff from scalps will be removed and Hair & Scalp will be clean.

Hair Hygiene is important to all of us for Haircare. Wash your clothes, pillows daily. Wash your hair at least twice a week. If you can wash your hair daily will be fine. Do not use other Hairbrushes, Towels, pillows. This will help you to remove your dandruff.

Let’s see Natural Remedies for Dandruff.


Amla is a good source of Vitamin C. It contains Anti-inflammatory and Antibacterial properties. Amla can be used in various forms. We can eat Raw Amla, Amla Juice, Used into the Chyawanprash in the form of powder, Amla Supari’s, Amla Candies, etc. We can include this amla into the diet for our good health, Skin, and Hair.

Amla can be applied directly to the Skin and Hair in the form of Juice and Powder. Amla gives benefits by eating and by using an outer layer of the body. This gives us lots of benefits to our overall health.

You can use Amla powder or Amla Juice on the Hair for 30minutes and massage the scalp before you wash the Hair. This will improve your scalp health by conditioning and repairing your hair.

When you include Amla into the diet and also apply it to the Hair will improve your hair growth fast. And will help in removing all Hair infections like dandruff, itchiness, and dryness of the scalp.

 Amla is useful to clean the Scalp. It is used as a conditioner as well as a scalp cleanser. The antioxidants found in Amla use a shield to prevent various Hair damages.


Aloe vera, a green cactus has a lot of benefits to repair the scalp. It contains certain enzymes and antioxidants which help in repairing our scalp. If your Scalp has a good condition, your hair will also look good. So, you have to take care of your scalp also.

You can apply aloe vera juice on your hair and scalp for 30 mins. You can use the Aloe vera plant to get juice or you can use Natural Herbal Aloe vera Gels available in the Market. Patanjali Aloe Vera green gel is the best to use for your Hair.   

Apply this Gel on your Hair and Scalp which will help you to condition your hair. You will see your hair will become smooth, silky, and shiny when you are applying this gel regularly on your scalp.

It will help you to smooth your scalp and will help you to remove dry skin from the scalp. This will naturally cleanse your scalp and will reduce your dandruff from the skin. Use Aloe-vera once a week and see the good effects.

Aloe vera increases softness in your hair and scalp. Cleanses your hair properly, removes infections from your scalp, and clears dandruff very fast.


Shikakai was used to wash Hairs, but today, everyone is using Shampoos instead of Natural ingredients. And this is affecting to our Hair and Scalp. Due to this problem of Hair is increased.

Let’s see how the Shikakai is beneficial for our hair and scalp. Shikakai contains natural antimicrobial and antifungal property which helps in removing dandruff and lice from the scalp.

Shikakai smoothens our hair and scalp and removes dryness from our skin. Which helps in reducing the constant itchiness of the scalp. It only dandruff from your skin but does not remove the oils from hair.

Boil Shikakai into the Water and Using that water to wash your hair will help you to reduce dandruff and other skin fungal problems.

Shikakai has a Soothing and Calming effect due to its medicinal properties. If any irritation occurs on the scalp, apply this Shikakai water which provides a cooling effect on the skin and nourishes your hair follicles.


Dandruff is the main cause of Hair fall and Hair problems. Most people have a problem with dandruff and we all ignore taking care of our Hair and Skin problems.

If you want good hair, then you have to take care of yourself. We don’t need to use costly products to take care of our hair. We can use natural available sources to cure hair problems.

Reetha is used for a good hair wash. It was used as Shampoo in the past days. It cleanses your hair properly when we apply Reetha powder or Reetha water on your Hair and Scalp.

Most of the shampoos available in the market contain preservatives and chemicals which affect our Hair and scalp after some time. To avoid this, we can use Natural Shampoo called Reetha to wash our Hair.

Boiled Reetha with Shikakai into the water and apply it on the Hair and Scalp. And wash your hair with this water. Use these remedies for your hair and see the good effects on your Hair and Scalp.

Steps to prepare this Remedy to wash your Hair.

Ingredients – 1 cup of Amla (1 Tablespoon Amla Powder), 1 cup of Shikakai, and 1 Cup of Reetha.

Procedure – Mix all ingredients together into Pan or Iron Tawa will be beneficial. Add 2 glasses of water and boil this water till getting 1 glass of water. Wait to get the water cool.

Before that Apply Aloe-vera Gel on your Hair and Message Hair and Scalp for 25 to 30 Minutes. Keep this gel on your hair for few minutes. (30mins).

Steam your Hair by using a Towel. Take Hot water and a deep towel into that water, then wait to get the towel warm and apply this towel to your Hair. This will help you to smoothen your hair.

Then Apply to Water of Amla, Shikakai, and Reetha to wash your Hair.

Avoid water from the eyes and massage your scalp and wash your hair properly with this water. If your hairs are too long then increase the water to get proper Hair wash.

Thus, you can take care of yourself regularly in this way and see the results and you will observe the good effects on your Hair. Dandruff will vanish after a few and your Hair will become very healthy.

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is not a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. Nature for Cure does not take any responsibility for this information.

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