Healthy Tips to Combat Dandruff

May 6, 2010 by admin  
Filed under HERBAL REMEDIES

Healthy tips should be followed in regard to maintaining good health care for your hair and scalp. An itchy scalp is a sorry condition. It is extremely embarrassing at work or at the bus-stop, at a seminar or a party. There could be reasons like psoriasis, acne or dandruff. Dandruff is a problem that needs to be treated carefully whenever it occurs. There are home- made remedies available. A spoonful of camphor is mixed with coconut oil or neem oil can be used. Garlic and oil of oregano are also excellent for fighting dandruff.

Dandruff is an itchy, annoying skin disorder of the scalp. There seem to be two different causes of dandruff – internal and external. The internal causes are poor hygiene, emotional stress, lack of rest, excessive sugar and fat in the diet, while the external causes are excessive use of hair sprays, infrequent shampooing or dry indoor heating. Following healthy tips for your hair include using a natural based shampoo every other day, as excessive shampoo can strip the hair of oils. Blow dryers should be used correctly otherwise it can damage the hair. Other healthy tips are a balanced diet to provide your hair with the right amount of nutrients that include fruits and vegetables, proteins and fiber. Drink plenty of water and exercise regularly.

Dandruff is a problem that affects half of the world population, so you do not have to face it alone. It is a health point in your life and needs to be dealt with effectively with healthy tips that you can adopt. There are so many natural remedies which will help you to get rid of dandruff. Vinegar wash is a good home-made remedy. Mix two teaspoons of vinegar with six teaspoons of water, and apply it on your scalp before you go to bed. Apply the same solution in the morning before washing it off. Do not scratch your scalp with your fingernails as it could cause an infection. Following these healthy tips and with the right care, dandruff is manageable and can be kept in control.

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