Dry scalp: Causes, Home remedies for dry scalp, dry scalp home remedy, dry scalp home treatment, reasons for dry scalp

Dry scalp: Causes, Home remedies for dry scalp, dry scalp home remedy, dry scalp home treatment, reasons for dry scalp


Home Remedies >> Dry Scalp

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

Reasons for Dry Scalp

The main effect of Dry Scalp is due to lack of sufficient oil or internal dehydration. Sometimes as simple as not drinking enough water or washing your hair daily can cause this condition. Also, change in weather or the use of harsh hair products can cause dry scalp. Here are some of the major reasons listed:

  • Dandruff.

  • Hairstyling habits.

  • Stress.

  • Unhealthy Diet.

  • Hormonal changes.

  • Medical conditions like Eczema, Psoriasis.

  • Hair washing habits.

  • Home Remedies For Dry Scalp

  • Apply Coconut oil directly to the scalp, leave it for 10 minutes and then wash it off.

  • Make a perfect blend of Banana and few tablespoons of Coconut or Olive oil. Massage it into your scalp, let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse it off.

  • Mix a small quantity of unflavored yogurt with one well-beaten egg, massage it to your hair and scalp just 10 minutes before washing.

  • Just before shower, mix a few drops of organic Tea Tree oil into your shampoo and use it.

  • Take 2-3 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar, apply to your scalp using a cotton ball. Massage it for 2-3 minutes and wash with cold water.

  • Squeeze juice from Lemon, apply directly to the scalp and leave for 5 minutes. Then rinse your hair normally.

  • Add a tablespoon of Honey to onion juice and apply it to your scalp using cotton balls. Let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes and wash it off.

  • Diet and Regimen For Dry Scalp

  • Cover the head during traveling, and from the direct sunlight and excessive airstream.

  • Oiling is a must in the dry scalp, use sesame oil, coconut, castor oil for the massage.

  • Eat a wholesome diet, high protein, and good fat-containing food.

  • Eat fruits like pomegranate, banana, amla, mango, and green vegetables.

  • Take dry fruits like fig, dates, raisin, cashew, walnut, etc.(mix dry fruits soaked in water, make the shake, take it in the morning.)

  • Avoid taking dry in nature food, less water, or liquid consumption.

  • Take care of digestion and metabolism, as those properly work, then hair growth and scalp hydration is solved automatically. Get rid out of constipation or other stomach-related problems.

  • Season wise oil preferences

    In winter

  • Application of castor oil, sesame oil, olive oil is better options in the winter season or dry season.

  • Triphala powder, lime juice, curd are also helping to treat dry scalp.

  • In summer

  • Jasmine essential oil(with a carrier oil), coconut oil, sandalwood oil are better to use.

  • Rosewater, rose petals are also useful.

  • In monsoon

  • Jojoba oil, mint oil(with a carrier oil), sesame oil are beneficial.

  • Honey, amla powder, lime juice are useful for scalp treatment.

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