Guidelines to Getting Rid Of Dandruff Using Stuffs Found Inside the Kitchen

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As a Japanese proverb says- ‘if you cannot apply the thing on your hair and skin, it is not good to eat; and vice versa.’ 

Thankfully, Indian kitchens are full of many such ingredients which are good to eat, put on hair or even on the skin. Do here we have listed only a handful of those awesome ingredients that can be used on hair and scalp and eat on a daily basis. As this article discusses about dandruff issues, we have selected only those ingredients that help reduce the flaky and irritated scalp issues. 

There is no such all- in- all guidelines to getting rid of dandruff In fact there are many natural ingredients found in our household that can cure dandruff issues. All these ingredients can act differently for different person. 

Potato 
Potatoes are the most common vegetable found in Indian kitchen. If you are done with the fries and curries, let us move on to hair care with this versatile vegetable. Potatoes are the most inexpensive way to beat dandruff and itchy scalp. Potato juice is full of vitamins that work in increasing oxygen levels and collagen. Collagen helps in fight the dandruff issues and help in boost healthy hair. People suffering from dandruff issues can use potato juice onto their hair and scalp mixed with some lemon juice.

While lemon cleanses the scalp and dead skin cells, potato juice soothes the scalp, retaining pH balance.  

Mayonnaise
Do you love mayo in your breakfast sandwich? Is so, you can now apply that to your hair as well for a dandruff free scalp. Sour curd and mayonnaise mixed with aloe vera gel is an excellent homemade mask that effectively fight with the stubborn dandruff. Mix all these and apply on your hair as an anti- dandruff tool that will not burn a hole in your pocket. Mayo is rich in vinegar which simultaneously cleanses and moisturises the scalp. One can use this mixture once a week and wash with ketomac anti dandruff shampoo.

Garlic
Almost no Indian dish is complete with a dash of garlic in it. Be it veg or non- veg dish, garlic has to be there. Plus, its antiseptic, and anti- fungal properties have made it a nice remedy to fight weather issues, cough and cold etc. garlic is also good in curing dandruff. Honey and garlic paste mixed together is an excellent hair pack to reduce all issues of hair including dandruff, and irritated and dry scalp. While garlic works in improving hair and scalp health, honey moisturises the scalp and conditions hair. 

Fruits
Indians love balanced diet. And with everyone becoming vegetarian, picking up gluten free and carbohydrate free diet these days, fruits are a wonderful way-out to stay full and not put on weight. There are a plethora of fruits that we can eat and use on our hair and scalp for curing dandruff. Avocado, banana, orange, gooseberry (amla), are full with vitamins, anti-oxidants and acidic properties that essentially hydrates the scalp and hair, retains pH balance, hence provide healthy hair and scalp. 

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