Here's a recipe using cider vinegar to help treat dandruff.
Put herbs in a Pyrex (or other heatproof) bowl or casserole dish. Then add 2/3 cups boiling water and cover. Let sit for 15 minutes and then strain the mixture, ou can use cheesecloth to strain. Gunnel the liquid into a bottle with a tight fitting lid and add the cider vinegar. Shake well. Massage a small amount into your hair after you shampoo.
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We have had good luck with using Apple Cider Vinegar. Just pour some on your head about 5-10 min before showering. My son only needed a couple of applications and dandruff is very minimal now. Hope it helps.
I see that someone else also said use vinegar which is what I was going to suggest, but you should also start taking selenium this will help also.
My husband also uses TGel and got tired of it. He now uses a shampoo called Chinese Herb Stimulating Shampoo by Lamas Botanicals. We got ours at a local natural health food store. It works great on his hair.
AS A HAIRDRESSER, MY ADVISE IS TO GO TO A DERMATOLIGIST AND MAKE SURE ITS PLAIN OLD DANDRUFF, ALOT OF DISEASES OF THE SCALP CAN MIMIC DANDRUFF. IF IT IS PLAIN OLD DANDRUFF , YOU NEED TO STIMULATE THE SCALP, WITH THE PADS OF YOUR FINGERS , THIS ALLOWS EVEN BLOOD FLOW TO THE SCALP , THERE FORE SHEDDING THE UNWANTED SKIN. A HOME REMEDY IS SEA BREEZE APPLIED TO THE SCALP WITH A COTTEN BALL AND MASSAGED IN WITH THE PADS OF FINGERS FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES AND THEN USE A FINE TOOTHED COMB TO GENTLY SCRAP BACK AND FORTH WITH THE TEETH ALL OVER THE SCALP, THEN PUT SARRAN WRAP OVER YOUR HEAD AND WAIT FOR 15 MIN, YOU MAY ALSO ADD SOME HEAT WITH HAND HELD DRYER, THIS WILL INCREASE BLOOD FLOW EVEN MORE.
I agree with using the vinegar. Put some in a spray bottle and spray your scalp a few minutes before your shower. Just keep using it on a daily basis and the dandruff shouldn't reappear.
Is there a difference between flaky scalp and dandruff? i heard it was different. e-mail me at FatimaPervaiz28@hotmail.com with ur answer....and apple cider vinegar works on hair.
I saw a tip for dandruff on another site that said put 10 aspirin in a bottle of any kind of shampoo let them dissolve over night, shake well before using. I haven't tried it, but the person who posted the tip swears it works.
I had been suffering from Dandruff for ages. Probably for more than 10 yrs and my hair has been reduced to half its volume because of the problem. I have tried several remedies but none of them kept the dandruff away it always returned sometimes after week. Have tried nizarol, head and shoulders, almost all anti dandruff shampoos in the market, home remedies, apple cider, vinegar, lemon, youghurt...What not? Honest.
I think it's better to get some good cream or treatment from a pharmacy or doctor. But the other ideas here are really good too. If anyone has some really good ideas for getting rid of dandruff do e-mail me. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. I have had dandruff for four years so far. I have not found a good cure.
Gather a handful of lemon leaves and cut them up - put into 1 1/2 litres of hot water (distilled is best). when cool strain & bottle.
I am looking for a natural or inexpensive way to treat dandruff. I have been buying expensive shampoo that helps but doesn't really eliminate the problem and it's pricey (That T-Gel stuff). Love the site, DB in Min.
Apply one tablespoon of Lemon Juice to your hair. Shampoo, then rinse with water. Rinse again with a mixture of two tablespoons Lemon Juice and two cups water. Repeat every other day until dandruff disappears.
Editor's Note: This tip is best for light colored hair since the lemon juice can lighten your hair.
If you have a sharp bristle hair brush or comb it is best to use it by scraping all the dandruff off your hair. Scrap throughly, you might feel some pain though but it'll go away... then you bow your head outside in your backyard or your tub and shake all the dandruff off your hairr then if there is still dandruff use any of the remedies with vinegar or apple cider or shampoo.
I HAVE A QUESTION FOR ARYA. I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF AN AYURYEDIC DOCTOR. WOULD THIS BE A DOCTOR OF NATURAL MEDICINE ? ALSO, WHERE WOULD ONE FIND THE THINGS THAT YOU USED TO GET RID OF YOUR DANDRUFF. I FOUND YOUR INPUT VERY INTERESTING.
Pls make sure that u first have dandruff and not eczema or any other skin problem. Dandruff must be treated from within first. Stress increases oil on the scalp and thus more dandruff, secondly try taking multivitamins, like omega3/6, vit b 6, magnesium/calcium.
try this and adjust an unhealthy diet to get rid of dandruff and youd feel better too.
about the apple cider vinegar, can we use all the brand of apple cider vinegar? how about brand like "Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar"? is it ok?
I am looking for a home remedy for getting rid of dandruff. Any suggestions?
I have used vinegar but my dandruff is still there. I also have heavy hair loss. One of my friends suggested that I take vitamin and calcium capsules. Will that help me stop the hair loss. Are there any other ways to get the rid of dandruff? Please help.
How do I get rid of dandruff?
By crystal from Buena Vista
How do I get rid of dandruff?
This is a page about using white vinegar for dandruff. Instead of trying expensive medicated shampoos, try using vinegar instead.
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