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Top 5 Symptoms and Prevention of Dandruff

The while flaky things in dandruff Ads is just what you witness on a daily and hourly basis?! Suffering from itchy scalp, dandruff and its side effects? This blog comes just right in time to treat your problem in the most organic and herbal way possible.

Looking at the whole dandruff cycle from a broad perspective, let’s understand the symptoms, home treatment and further prevention from this irksome problem called ‘dandruff’.

Symptoms and Prevention of Dandruff

Signs that keep you informed

The hallmark symptom of dandruff is the white flakes on your scalp and shoulder, and sometimes a powdery substance that you see in the Ads. Itchy and sore scalp is one other hallmark feature. Other than these you could experience the following:

  • Red, flaky, greasy patches of skin
  • Flakes of skin on the scalp, and in the person's hair
  • Itchy and tight scalp
  • Tingly feeling in the scalp
  • Sore feeling on the scalp
  • Crusting and scaling rash on scalp

Symptoms for children and youngsters

When children have a dandruff problem, trying too many herbal remedies over them is practically impossible. In the sense, cooperation from young ones is a lot to expect. The symptoms that show up on kids are almost similar to that of adults, except that severity is more than what an adult experiences.

Taking them to doctor for herbal tonic or shampoo is the only possible option left in the hands of parents.

Herbal Remedies for Dandruff Prevention

There are many herbal remedies to dandruff problem and following them will provide permanent and complete relief.

1. The Lemon Mantra

Lemon is the treasured secret for any scalp related problem in Ayurveda. Squeezing out a few drops of lemon and rubbing it on the scalp, focusing on the affected areas and then washing it off with a mild cleanser and warm water will provide much relief than you can imagine.

You can also use lemon in combination with many other ingredients to treat your dandruff problem and will learn about it in detail as you keep reading.

2. Yogurt Care

Mixing up thick curds with lemon juice and a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds will also work miracles on dandruff. Soaking up a teaspoon of fenugreek in water overnight and grinding it to a fine paste before stirring it into the yogurt mixture will help a great deal.

3. Hibiscus Miracle

Both the hibiscus flowers and leaves are a beautiful conditioner to your hair. Apart from this well-known fact, it is also used to treat dandruff. Mixing up hibiscus flower or leaf paste with lemon juice or apple cider vinegar and applying it as a pack to your hair will serve detrimental to the dandruff.

4. The Vinegar Victory

Apple cider vinegar, which is very much famous in the fashion world today for its beauty uses, is not an exception for dandruff cure as well. It has ventured the beauty field with much success stories to talk about. Stir in apple cider vinegar with a few drops of lemon juice and apply it on your scalp and then wash it off for best results. You can also mix in apple cider vinegar to the bathing water for good effects.

5. Tea Tree Oil, the Mythic

Tea tree oil is the best known ancient remedy for dandruff. Since it is an essential oil, you can mix up a few drops of tea tree oil with carrier oil like coconut oil and use it to massage your hair and scalp before warm water wash. It will wade away all your dandruff problems at once. Lemon tree oil and lemon grass oil are also equivalents to tea tree oil.

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