Dandruff is nothing but scaling off of the dead skin cells from scalp. Mild flaking is normal but severe flaking may need some treatment! Dandruff might be the result of a number of factors such as frequent heat or cold exposure, excessive exposure to hair styling products, chronic constipation, stress, fatigue, pollution and much more. Ayurveda has solutions to every skin and hair problem and here is a an ayurvedic treatment for dandruff that you can try:
Aamla powder- Aamla or Indian gooseberry has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and scalp nourishing properties. It also balances scalp pH, banishes dandruff and adds a beautiful shine to your hair. Aamla powder purifies scalp and hair and makes your hair dark, bouncy and lustrous.
Brahmi powder- Brahmi powder has great anti-dandruff properties and it helps boost hair growth.
Lemon juice- Lemon juice banishes dandruff causing microbes and balances scalp pH.
Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons aamla powder
- 2 tablespoons brahmi powder
- juice of 1 whole lemon
- Enough water
Note: Increase the quantity of ingredients as per your hair length and volume.
In a bowl, add aamla powder and brahmi powder. Add in lemon juice and enough water to make a spreadable paste.
Apply the mask on scalp and hair and let it sit for about 2 hours. Wash off. You can also skip using a shampoo as the mask works great for cleansing too.
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