How To Treat Chronic Dandruff?

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Chronic dandruff is infectious and can be caused when the scalp is infected. A condition called dermatitis can also cause chronic dandruff. It causes intense itching of the scalp and may even cause acne on the scalp too.

Dermatitis is a skin condition, in which the skin becomes red, swollen and itchy. External or internal factors may cause this skin condition, resulting in this form of an allergic reaction.

Dandruff is one of the common scalp problems. It causes hair loss if not treated properly. Therefore, care has to be taken to treat dandruff at the earliest.

Even though there are lots of remedies available that can treat chronic dandruff, they are chemical laden and cannot be relied upon. Home remedies work the best to get rid of chronic dandruff.

Home remedies provide a soothing effect on the skin as well, treating several other hair problems along with treating chronic dandruff problem.

Therefore, in this article, we at Boldsky will be listing out some of the best home remedies that can cure chronic dandruff effectively. Read on, try it and notice the difference by yourselves.


Lemon wash

Lemon wash is one of best solutions to remove chronic dandruff. Take 3 lemons. Boil the peels of it in water. Cool it and apply it on to the scalp. Follow this procedure regularly, until you get positive results.



Neem is one of the best remedies that is used to get rid of dandruff. Apply neem paste on the entire scalp. Leave it on for sometime and rinse it thoroughly. This paste also helps to make the hair shiny and silky.


Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has healing effects on the skin and hair. It works great to treat chronic dandruff. Aloe vera's antifungal and antibacterial properties clear dandruff in no time and also promote healthy hair growth.


Baking Soda

Baking soda helps to remove chronic dandruff from the scalp. It has exfoliating properties that can remove the dead skin cells. Add one spoon of baking soda to one cup of warm water. Apply this mixture on to the scalp. Leave it on for sometime and rinse.



Fenugreek is yet another effective remedy to treat chronic dandruff. Make a paste of fenugreek seeds by adding water. Apply this paste on to the scalp. Leave it on for sometime and rinse thoroughly.



Aspirin is also widely used to do away with chronic dandruff. The salicylic acid present in aspirin clears dandruff effectively. Crush two aspirin tablets and make a powder. Add this powder to the shampoo and rinse your hair thoroughly after massaging it gently on to the hair.


Beetroot And Ginger:

Beetroot and ginger are readily available and can be used to get rid of dandruff. Just grind beetroot and ginger to a fine paste. Apply this paste on to the scalp and cover your head before going to bed. Rinse it the next morning to get rid of dandruff.

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Story first published: Friday, February 5, 2016, 14:51 [IST]
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