Dandruff in the white or yellowish form of flakes happens to weaken the hair follicles, leading to itching and hair loss. It is due to the overgrowth of fungi known as Malassezia which causes yeast-like formation on the scalp. Not treated properly and on time, may fall on your shoulders, worsen the health of your hair and scalp and make your appearance shabby and that can be a matter of embarrassment in the public. 

Deal with Dandruff Naturally

To deal with dandruff naturally and address the causes like irregular brushing, uncleanliness, stress and mental illness, you can access the following ingredients easily available at home:

Here are 10 Home Remedies To Cure Dandruff Naturally

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

You can blend apple cider vinegar with water in equal portions and apply it on hair and scalp and keep it for 30 minutes. After that, you can rinse it off. Otherwise, you can apply Apple cider Vinegar on your hair in 2 tablespoons after shampooing and conditioning your hair. It will free the hair and scalp from any toxins. It helps in normalizing the pH level of the scalp and therefore one will not find greasy dandruff making the hair and scalp messy anymore.

2. Use Mehndi

Mehndi not only frees the hair from dandruff and prevents other scalp infections but also softens the hair. You can apply mehndi mix with curd and a little bit of lemon juice and apply the paste on the hair and keep it as it is for 8 hours. After that, you can wash it off. Allow it to dry for two hours and then clear it off with water. It will stop excess production but it will not let the hair and scalp lose the required amount of moisture by retaining the pH at normal levels.

3. Coconut with Lemon

Coconut with Lemon

To keep away from public embarrassment due to dandruff, you can use coconut oil with a small amount of lemon juice.. You can massage the hair and scalp with this natural homemade blend and keep it for 20 minutes or overnight and then the next day, you can rinse it off.. The acidic properties of lemon will clear the dandruff, remove the greasiness and thus balance the pH level on the scalp. It will clear the rest of the toxins from the head. Coconut oil will contribute by nourishing and moisturizing the hair. It is a simple way to deal with dandruff naturally.

4. Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek Seeds

Applying methi seeds paste blended with a few drops of lemon juice and keeping it for 30 minutes will not only remove dandruff and other dirt from the hair and scalp, but it will also reduce the greasiness and balance the moisture in the hair. This specific homemade paste is highly effective in the process of dealing with dandruff naturally. It will nourish the hair and stop breakage in the hair strands. It will improve the quality of texture of hair and enhance its softness and glow and thus forming an excellent natural conditioning agent.

5. Curd 


You can stir the curd in such a way that it becomes soft and you can easily apply it on the scalp and hair. But make sure that you apply it in a suitable amount and massage it throughout the scalp. Natural bacteria present in the curd will control the growth of fungi in the scalp and restore the pH balance on the scalp. This is another way to deal with dandruff naturally at home by allowing the curd to remain on the scalp for 30 minutes or a maximum of up to an hour until it dries up.

6. Neem Juice

Neem Juice

A thick paste of neem can be convenient for dealing with dandruff naturally. The quality of neem is already known for warding off infections and toxins from the blood. It has proven its capability in cleansing dandruff from the scalp and strengthening the root of the hair and stimulating thick and dense hair growth. As neem is used as a preventive measure against different skin allergies, it is also found with potential to stop itching and irritation that often arise from dandruff spread. Its bioactive compounds will act in the process of removing soothe irritation and transform the scalp into a healthier condition. 

7. Orange Peel

orange peel powder

You can overcome the problem of dandruff followed by irritability and discomfort with orange peel powder. You need to dry the orange peel for some days until you grind it into powder and mix it with curd and apply it to your hair.. Natural acidity and Vitamin C in the orange peel will aid in balancing the pH level of the scalp, eliminate excess oil and eliminate the development of further fungal spread in the scalp.

8. Vinegar

You can blend two cups of vinegar and one cup of water and boil it and allow the blend to cool down,  later add 1/8th cup of water to the vinegar.. It will help in recovering from dandruff and greasiness on the scalp caused by dandruff. You can keep it for some time and later rinse it off with shampoo. It will cleanse the hair and scalp from the root and prevent itchiness and any form of discomfort.

9. Egg Yolk

Egg Yolk

Biotin is an important ingredient of many shampoo products which helps eliminate dirt and dandruff from the scalp. As a natural protein, it nourishes the hair. You can gain natural protein from the egg yolk. You can allow the scalp to dry after massaging with yolk. You can give this treatment for your hair and scalp early in the morning and keep it until it dries up and later wash it off with Ayurvedic shampoo. 

10. Green tea

Green tea

You may be sipping green tea regularly to refresh your mind and body. It is also found to be a potential Ayurvedic treatment for hair care. You can dip the tea bags in hot water for 20 minutes and allow them to cool down. You can apply it then and keep it for half an hour and then wash it off.. It will eliminate irritability and inflammatory conditions along with dandruff and other microbes from the scalp and soften the hair. Its astringent properties will aid in recovering from excess oil present in the scalp and thereby never let the problem of dandruff arise.

Further Suggestions for Dandruff Treatment

Avoid using any form of chemicals in the hair and keep away from styling your hair with synthetic hair colors, gels and hot irons. Such products will remove the natural oils from the hair and make the hair dry and lead to the formation of dandruff.

Regular use of Adivasi hair oil will protect your hair and scalp from microbes, dirt and dandruff development.  Massaging the scalp will clear off the dandruff and make your hair stronger and thicker from the root. Because of the ayurveda blend of coconut oil, amla and neem oils, you can experience lighter and silkier conditions of the hair. 


One should not ignore the problem of dandruff and not waste time further time in clearing it off with effective home remedies. Natural ingredients like apple cider vinegar, mehndi, coconut oil, green tea and even egg yolk will not only stop the growth of dandruff but also stimulate hair growth Supplements.

One should refrain from using chemicals for styling hair. Temporarily, it may add to enhance your looks but later might lead to serious damages apart from dandruff-like split ends and breakage and hair loss. Apply ayurvedic hair oil and herbs for Hair growth, which can help protect your hair and scalp from the harmful impact of microbes and boost the longevity and growth of dense and thick hair.