How To Get Rid Of Dandruff On Your Scalp?- 9 easy Remedies!

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Are you the one who is losing self-esteem and confidence because of dandruff falling on the shoulders? Do you want to get rid of this never-ending problem right now? Then give your two minutes to read this article and find the answer to how you can get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff is caused by a special type of fungus known as Malassezia on the scalp. It causes severe dryness on the scalp. The other type of dandruff is caused by the oil secretion from the scalp. And in this case, dandruff becomes sticky on your hair. It’s a medical condition that can affect anyone irrespective of race, age, and gender. Although its production depends on climatic and weather conditions. Usually, it flares up during winters or in humid weather. You can not get rid of it completely, but you can keep a check on it. You can consult the best dermatologists in Lahore for discussing these types of issues.

Here are some home remedies that you can try to control dandruff on your scalp;


Vinegar has wonderful medicinal properties. It is an anti-fungal that helps in killing dandruff-causing fungus. It is also helpful in healing itchy and dry skin. You can use it by adding an equal proportion of water in it and applying it on your scalp before washing your hair.

Baking soda

It has exfoliating properties. It helps in exfoliating your scalp, hence, reducing the flakes of dried skin of your scalp. Moreover, it has antifungal properties that also combats dandruff on your scalp.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is the best remedy for your hair care regime. It has both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties so that it helps in reducing dandruff. You can extract the pure gel from the aloe vera plant and apply it on your scalp before washing your hair.


Although it has a strong, unpleasant smell, it has a lot of benefits. Its use on your scalp is very helpful in treating dandruff. You can add honey in crushed garlic cloves and apply on your scalp to get rid of dandruff.


It is acidic in nature like vinegar. And acidic environment kills the fungus. Curd is very helpful in reducing dandruff and making your hair healthy. It has lots of vitamins that are good for your hair. Apply curd that is sour in taste on your scalp before washing your hair.

Lemon with oil

Lemon is also acidic in nature. You can mix lemon juice or boil lemons in oils like coconut oil or mustard oil and apply on your scalp. Do not keep oil on your hair for a longer period rather half an hour is enough for oils to show their results.

Egg yolk

It contains biotin that is very beneficial for treating dandruff. And it is very useful for making your hair healthy and shiny. Apply raw egg yolk on your hair and let it dry by covering your head. Then wash your hair with shampoo.

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is a miraculous compound that has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. It helps in controlling dandruff apart from its anti-acne use. Just add a few drops of tea tree oil in your shampoo and get rid of dandruff.

Neem leaves

The diluted neem extracts in water are very helpful in controlling dandruff. We all are well familiar with the medicinal use of neem leaves. So, you can use the neem leaves extract to get healthy hair.

These are some of the tried and tested tips to control dandruff on your scalp. If the situation becomes uncontrolled, you should consult the health professionals in this regard.

You can consult the best dermatologists in Lahore through Marham. For online consultation, you can find and consult the best health specialists in Pakistan through Marham’s official website or mobile app.

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Aiman Usman (Doctor of Pharmacy)
She is a pharmacy graduate and worked as a hospital pharmacist. Her interests are teaching, blogging, and scientific writings. She likes to write about medicines, health issues, health and beauty-related natural remedies, the nutritional value of different foods, and mental health.
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