Do you feel embarrassed due to your flaky and itchy scalp? We all face it sometimes! In my experience, Ayurvedic home remedies have been highly beneficial to fix dandruff. Here you will find out the five effective ways to quickly get relief from dandruff.

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Ayurveda interprets dandruff as “darunak.” It happens due to the imbalance of Kapha and Vata dosha.

Although our scalp sheds dead skin regularly. But, when it happens rapidly, it causes the following:

  • Itching
  • Dryness
  • Irritated scalp
  • Falling of flakes

This condition may arise due to the unhygienic conditions and use of chemical-based products on the scalp. If not taken care of correctly; consequently, it may lead to hair fall. 

It would be best to try Ayurvedic home remedies to control dandruff. Not only this, but it will also help you avoid further hair problems.

Here are the five effective home remedies to quickly control dandruff:

1. Neem hair wash 

Neem hair wash is one of the effective Ayurvedic home remedies for dandruff. Cleansing hair regularly helps to keep up personal hygiene. So, to get rid of dandruff, wash your hair with neem water on alternative days. As a result, it will help fix your dandruff.

How to use it?

Take 2 liters of water and add one bowl of neem leaves to it. Then boil it for 10 minutes. After this, cool it down to room temperature. Now you can wash your hair with this water.

2. Oiling 

Oiling is a fantastic regimen for hair care. Regular hair oiling reduces the dryness of the scalp. Further, it nourishes the hair roots and reduces dandruff. 

Also, it improves blood circulation on the scalp. As a result, it helps to increase hair growth.

How to use it?

Take coconut or sesame oil and add 4-5 drops of lemon juice. Apply it all over the scalp. Keep for 30 minutes and wash your hair with herbal shampoo.

3. Ayurvedic hair pack for dandruff

An anti-dandruff hair pack is an effective remedy. The ingredients of this hair pack cleanse the scalp properly. Thus, it helps to clear dandruff. 

In case of severe dandruff, you can use this hair pack twice a week. As a result, it will not only reduce dandruff but also strengthen the hair roots.

How to use it?


  • Banana (1 ripe)
  • Lemon (few drops)
  • Fenugreek powder (2 tbsp)


Blend all the ingredients in a blender with some water. Apply it gently all over your scalp. Then leave it for 20 to 30 minutes. After that, wash your hair with regular water.

4. Hair steaming

It is an ancient remedy for hair care. Steaming hairs help to reduce the dryness of the scalp. Due to this, it reduces the itchy and flaky scalp.

How to do it at home?

Warm one liter of water and add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Then dip a thin towel into that water. Now squeeze it well and wrap it around your scalp. Lastly, hold the steam for a while and repeat.


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5. Aloe vera hair spray

Aloe vera is antibacterial and antifungal. Due to this, it helps to reduce dandruff.

Along with this, it is also essential for hair growth. Hence, regular use of aloe vera spray helps to clear dandruff and maintain healthy hair.

How to use it?

Take one tablespoon aloe vera gel and mix it with 1/2 cup of distilled water. Store it in a spray bottle. Use it after washing your hair.