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    Treat Dandruff Effectively With These Herbal Lotions

    Dandruff is one of the most common scalp issues. When the scalp isn't moisturised enough it becomes flaky and dry. This leads to dandruff. It can also occur due to the dirt that is accumulated on the scalp that leads to build-ups.

    Dandruff paves the way to itching and other irritations on the scalp. Primarily, dandruff is a fungal infection and you have to use remedies with antifungal properties to remove dandruff completely from your scalp.

    Herbal Lotions

    In this article, we'll be giving you some home-made herb lotions that can be used to treat dandruff effectively.

    Try these inexpensive alternatives to treat this issue easily at home.


    Rosemary And Thyme Lotion

    The antibacterial and astringent properties of rosemary help in treating the fungus that causes dandruff and flaky scalp. It also contains other compounds like flavonoids, phenolic acid, etc. Likewise, thyme also has antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties that will help in dealing with infections or any kind of inflammation on the skin.


    • 1 tbsp rosemary
    • 1 tbsp thyme
    • 2 cup water

    How to make

    First, boil the water in a pan. Add the rosemary and leave the solution for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes turn off the heat and add thyme. Let the mixture cool down completely and come to the room temperature. Strain the mixture and then you can use this to apply on your scalp. Do not rinse it off.

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    Basil Lotion

    Basil possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and antioxidants that help in treating dandruff and inflammation on the scalp. It also has iron, vitamin K and beta-carotene.


    • 4 cups water
    • Basil

    How to make

    Boil fresh basil leaves in water for a few minutes. Turn off the heat and allow the solution to come down to the room temperature. Strain this mixture and store it in a spray bottle. You can apply this solution on your scalp and leave it overnight. Wash it off the next day morning. Do this every night before you go to bed until you notice the difference.


    Parsley Lotion

    Parsley leaves contain Vitamins A, B, C and D and iron, potassium, etc. It not only helps in treating dandruff but also will make your hair shinier.


    • ¼ cup fresh parsley
    • 4 cups water

    How to make

    Take a pan and add water and boil it. Add the parsley leaves into the boiling water and heat it for a few more minutes. Allow the mixture to cool down by turning the heat off. Wash your hair and apply this solution on the scalp and gently massage with your fingertips.

    Story first published: Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 12:52 [IST]
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