Dandruff is not a serious health problem, but is very disturbing having it. Dandruff is a very common disease of the scalp characterized by excessive flaking of scalp, irritation and itching.
The main cause of dandruff is a bacterium called “Malassezia” which lives on the healthy scalp. At the most of adults, this bacterium sometimes is multiply uncontrollably, causing irritation leading to excessive cell renewal. On the market exist many products against dandruff, but I sure you have tried a lot a them without result. I will suggest you some natural remedies against dandruff.
- Rosemary against dandruff
Rosemary fights with fungi and bacteria. Rosemary is an ingredients easy to find. Pour 1 cup of hot water over 1 spoon of rosemary. Leave it a while, and then strain the composition. Use the obtained tea ti rinse your hair, after you wash it.
- Bay leaves against dandruff
Bay leaves are a great remedy for dandruff. Add a handful of bay leaves in 1 liter of hot water. Cover and leave to boil for 20 minutes. Leave it to cool. Apply it on your scalp. Leave the solution to action for 1 hour. Wash your hair.
- Apple vinegar against dandruff
Apple vinegar kill a lot of bacteria and fungi. It is very recommended to use apple vinegar against dandruff. When I was little, I remember that my grandmother used vinegar on her hair. So, it is an old treatment. After you wash your hair, rinse it with water mixed with apple vinegar.
- Tea tree oil against dandruff
Tea tree oil has strong anti-fungal properties. Dilute some tea tree oil in olive oil. Apply on the scalp the obtained mixture. Leave it to action overnight. You can find on the market shampoo with tea tree oil. You can try it.
- Yogurt against dandruff
Put yogurt on your scalp. Leave it to action 30 minutes, then rinse your hair. Yogurt contains “friendly” bacteria , which keep under control the bacteria that cause dandruff.