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Dandruff – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Dandruff occurs when dead skin cells mount up and fall off from the scalp. It’s a common scalp condition upsetting many with severe itching and shedding of dead skin cells.

 Dandruff Symptoms:

  • When you comb or scratch, shiny silver flakes fall from the scalp
  • Itching which can lead to reddening of the scalp

Dandruff Causes: The particular reason of dandruff is unidentified. Probable reasons and links contain increased oil production and discharge, oily skin, and enlarged numbers of regular skin yeasts.

Other Causes:

  • Stress
  • Extreme cold or hot weather
  • Fatigue
  • Incorrect diet
  • Energy loss due to an illness or infection
  • Artificial styling products
  • Harsh shampoos

Natural Home Remedy Using Coconut Oil and Camphor:

  1. Heat 4 tbsp of coconut oil
  2. Add 1 piece of camphor while it's heating
  3. Mix well
  4. Massage on scalp when lukewarm before bedtime
  5. Leave it overnight

Natural Home Remedy Using Fenugreek Seeds:

  1. Take 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  2. Soak them in water overnight
  3. Sieve the mixture
  4. Collect the seeds
  5. Crush seeds to a fine paste
  6. Massage this paste on the scalp
  7. Wash it off with soap-nut water

Natural Home Remedy Using Egg Whites, Lemon Juice and Margosa Leaves:

1, Crush 2 egg whites

  1. Mix 4 tbsp of lemon juice
  2. Mix well
  3. Apply on scalp
  4. Leave it for ½ hour
  5. Crush a handful of margosa leaves
  6. Soak this paste in ½ L water
  7. Mix well
  8. Wash hair with this water followed by plain water

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