Top 8 Natural Remedies Of Pityriasis Capitis Or Dandruff

Common name of pityriasis capitis is dandruff. It is actually shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp. The sizes of these flakes may vary from dust to quite large. It is a common problem from which most of the people actually suffer. Sometimes dandruff becomes temporary and sometimes it becomes almost permanent. Dandruff creates itchy scalp which is really annoying and embarrassing. Pityriasis capitis may gear up other problems like acne vulgaris. Causes of dandruff may be many including dry skin, sensitivity to hair products and skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, etc. Whatever may be the cause, this problem should be treated with great care and importance.

Here Are Top 8 Natural Remedies Of Pityriasis Capitis Or Dandruff :

1. Vinegar

Vinegar is one of the most common ingredients at your home. You can solve the problem of dandruff with it. Take 2-3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in ½ cup of plain water. Apply it on your scalp and keep it for 10-15 minutes. After that, rinse it with water.[1] Apply it every alternate day and soon get rid of dandruff.


2. Tea Tree Oil And Almond Oil

Mix tea tree oil and almond oil in equal ratio. Massage this oil on your scalp and hair overnight. Next morning wash your hair with any mild shampoo. It really works. Both the oil has antiseptic property which is beneficial in dandruff problem.[2]Daily application of this oil helps to solve the problem of dandruff very soon.

Tea Tree Oil and Almond Oil

3. Coconut Oil And Camphor

Take 2-3 tablespoons coconut oil. Mix pinch of camphor in it. Apply this on your scalp. Coconut oil helps to hydrate dry skin of your scalp and antiseptic property of camphor solves bacterial attack on scalp and solves the dandruff problem.[3]

Coconut Oil and Camphor

4. Indian Gooseberry

Grind some fresh and juicy Indian gooseberry or amla fruit. Remove the juice. Massage this juice on your scalp daily. Keep it for half an hour before wash. Alma juice is a great source of vitamin C and variety of nutrients which take good care of the skin of the scalp and solve the problem of dandruff.[4]

Indian Gooseberry

5. Onion Juice

Onion juice is excellent for both hair and scalp. Grind some small, juicy and pink onion and extract the juice. Massage this juice at least once a week on your scalp. It is beneficial not only to solve the problem of dandruff, it also enhances the volume of the hair.[5]

Onion Juice

6. Garlic

Garlic has antibacterial property and it works well to control the dandruff problem. Crush some garlic and apply it on your scalp. If you want you can also mix crushed garlic with your hair oil and can massage it on your scalp. Apply it daily just 15-20 minutes before taking bath. You will soon get the benefit.[6]


7. Baking Soda And Water

Baking soda is another one of the most common kitchen ingredients. Take a tablespoon baking soda and add some water in it. Mix it to paste. Apply it on your scalp. Save it for 1o-15 minutes and then rinse it with water. Give your scalp at least thrice in a week baking soda treatment and soon get rid of dandruff.[7]

Baking Soda and Water

8. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is an excellent natural and common kitchen ingredient to solve the problem of pityriasis capitis. But do not apply it raw on hair. Lemon juice is just an acid and raw application may discolor your hair. Dilute it in plain water. Mix lemon juice and water in a 1:10 ratio. Massage it on your scalp and hair.[8] Leave it for half an hour and then wash with plenty of water.

lemon juice