Do you suffer from a flaky, itchy scalp? Don´t worry, you are not alone, and fortunately there are many natural anti-dandruff remedies that will help you get rid of it once and for all. A sensitive flaky scalp is one of the main causes of dandruff. Check out these 5 interesting, natural anti-dandruff remedies:
1. CHAMOMILE TEA RINSE
People with sensitive skin often suffer from dry flaky scalp as well, and since there is no yeast overgrowth or dermatitis you need to cure in this case all you’ll have to do is focus on moisturizing and soothing your poor scalp with the anti-inflammatory and soothing effects of chamomile tea, apply after washing your hair, and wash out with warm water.
2. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR AND HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
One of the best natural anti-dandruff remedies ever because vinegar and peroxide have anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that eliminate yeast overgrowth, one of the most frequent causes of dandruff.
Mix a harmless 3% peroxide solution with vinegar and clean, filtered water (1 part peroxide, 1 part vinegar, 10 parts water), apply it to your scalp, leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing.
3. TEA TREE OIL
Tea tree oil helps control excess sebum and when mixed with Aloe Vera oil in 1:1 ratio creates one of the most potent natural anti-dandruff remedies, try it yourself.
4. BAKING SODA
Wash your hair with baking soda, also known as bicarbonate, it’s an alkaline solution which raises the pH level of your scalp, making it less acidic and not the ideal place for yeast to thrive in.
There is one more thing yeast loves just as much as acidic places in your body – sugar! Adding more onions to your diet can work wonders.