Home Remedy For Itchy Scalp And Dandruff

           An itchy scalp or dandruff is definitely trouble and annoying. There are quite a several reasons why we get it, maybe sensitivity to hair care products, not shampooing or cleansing hair properly, seasonal change, hormonal fluctuation, stress, irritated oily skin, or other skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema.

         Here am sharing few home remedies for itchy scalp and dandruff. All the remedies are 100% natural, so there won't be any side effects.

Home Remedy For Itchy Scalp & Dandruff:

1. Natural Apple cider vinegar:
             Apple cider vinegar- 1tbsp
             Water - 2tbsp 
    Take raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar with the mother 1tbsp and mix it with 2tbsp of water. 
        Mix them well and with the help of a cotton ball, apply it to the scalp and massage well. Leave it on for 1 hour and rinse your hair.
  • Apple cider vinegar is rich in vitamin C & B and minerals which are essential for hair.
  • The alpha-hydroxy acid in apple cider vinegar helps exfoliate scalp skin.
  • The anti-inflammatory property of AVC help with dandruff.
  • AVC soothes and seals the hair cuticle.
  • Boost hair volume.
  • Hair has an ideal pH level between 4 and 5. AVC helps in balancing it.
 2. Use Sulfate free Shampoo:
  •      If you are facing itchy scalp and dandruff issue, always try and use sulfate free shampoo.
  •      Sulfate free shampoo helps to retain moisture of hair.
  •      Maintain natural shine and softness.
  •      Sulfate free shampoos are much milder and can help control scalp inflammation.
  •     They are environmental friendly.
  •     They help moisturize hair and tame frizz.         
3. DIY Nourishing & soothening Scalp Oil:

      Coconut oil - 1tbsp
      Aloe vera gel - 1/2 tbsp
     Tea Tree Essential oil - 5-6 drops

Mix all the ingredients well and apply on the scalp directly. Leave it on hair for 2 hours and then rinse off.

  • Aloe vera gel soothes scalp and conditions them.
  • It can reduce Dandruff and unblock hair follicles.
  • Vitamin C,E B-12, Folic acid and Choline content that help in nourishing and strengthening hair.
  • Anti-inflammatory property help reduce scalp irritation.

  • Coconut oil prevent dry, flaky scalp and dandruff.
  • Moisturise and seal hair.
  • Protecting hair from environmental damage like wind, sun and smoke.

  • Tea tree oil prevent buildup of chemicals and dead skin.
  • Anti-fungal property of tea tree oil treats dandruff.
  • Effective in preventing hair fall. 
4. Shampoo trick For Calming Itchy Scalp:
  •     To control itchiness in scalp and to get a cooling effect, try this method.
  •    Take your regular shampoo and add 2 drops of tea tree essential oil and mix it. Then apply to your hair and scalp asusual.
  •    Make sure there is no tea tree oil in your shampoo ingredients. Orelse it will end up in over dosing tea tree oil, which is harmful for hair.
5. Sweet Almond oil Massage:
     Mix sweet almond oil and coconut oil in equal proportion and apply it to hair scalp and hair length.
     Massage for 10 mins and leave it on for 1 hour.
     Rinse hair with mild sulfate free shampoo.
     Repeat this 3 times a week.

  • Sweet almond oil is rich in vitamin B-7 or biotin.
  • Helps to keep hair healthy and strong.
  • Protects hair from sun damage, with natural SPF 5.
  • It softens and strengthens hair.
  • Helps in hair growth.
  • Treats scalp condition.

So those were the effective home remedies for itchy scalp and dandruff. They also prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.
Hope it was helpful.
                 Stay happy....... Stay healthy

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