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5 Home Remedies & Benefits of Coconut Oil for Dandruff

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5 Home Remedies and Benefits of Coconut Oil for Dandruff
What can be more embarrassing than having dandruff? Maybe hair fall, dryness of the scalp or itchiness in the head. But did you know that if you treated the problem of dandruff from the root then all of these hair and scalp problems could also become a thing of past? Yes dandruff does cause havoc on your scalp and eventually leads to your hair looking damaged, under nourished and limp.
Trying out hair treatments and products does give temporary relief but then you are back to suffering from it in no time. So what should you do to bid dandruff and its related problems bid adieu? Simply rely on the goodness of coconut oil.

Coconut Oil Benefits for Hair

Coconut oil for hair is a blessing in disguise. It is one magical solution that will not only free you from your dandruff woes but also give you strong, healthy and gorgeous hair. A time-tested solution, coconut oil for dandruff is indeed a very effective remedy and its regular application on the scalp can provide you with many benefits.

Coconut oil & dandruff

  • Coconut oil has anti-fungal & antibacterial properties that prevents the formation of fungal causing dandruff on the scalp and so is considered to be the best anti dandruff oil
  • It moisturizes the scalp by penetrating deep inside the hair shafts to treat damaged hair
  • Usage of coconut oil for dandruff conditions the hair from root to tip thus giving you strong and healthy hair
  • It is enriched with lauric acid, capric acid and vitamin E that add shine and strength to your hair

Home remedies to beat dandruff with coconut oil

Opting for home remedies and treatment is always a better bet as opposed to going for chemically treated hair products. The ingredients found in the home kitchen are natural and safe and so provide all the required nourishment and care. To treat your dandruff problem and to keep your hair nourished and healthy, try these awesome home remedies and you can thank us later.

1. Hot coconut oil massage

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil
  2. Massage your scalp in circular motion for 5-7 minutes
  3. Leave it for 1 hour
  4. Wash it with a mild shampoo
  5. Repeat at least once a week
Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil
Note: Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil is enriched with the triple benefits of henna, lemon and amla, which means triple power for your hair. It deeply nourishes and conditions the hair from root to tip thus keeping each strand fortified with all the essential nutrients to give you strong, healthy and beautiful hair.

2. Coconut & Oregano oil:

Coconut oil for dandruff gives outstanding results when mixed with oregano oil as both has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
Vatika Enriched Coconut Oil with Hibiscus

3. Coconut oil & Lemon juice

Lemon juice balances the pH level of your scalp and scrubs it off any impurities or infections.
Coconut Oil & Lemon for Dandruff
    - Mix equal proportions of coconut oil & lemon juice
    - Apply to your scalp and hair
    - Massage for 5-10 minutes
    - Leave it for 30 minutes
    - Rinse using a mild shampoo
    - Repeat it 3 times a week

4. Coconut oil & camphor

Camphor relieves the itchiness and irritation of the scalp. Coconut oil for dandruff yields better results when mixed with camphor.
    - Add a piece of camphor to 2 tablespoons of coconut hair oil in an airtight bowl
    - Leave it for an hour
    - Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp
    - Massage your scalp gently for 10 minutes
    - Leave it for 30 minutes
    - Wash with a mild shampoo
    - Repeat the therapy thrice a week for better results
Coconut Oil & Camphor for Dandruff

5. Coconut & Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil is loaded with anti-fungal properties and that’s what makes it for an ideal anti dandruff oil. Its anti-inflammatory properties soothe the inflammation on the scalp and work it magic on dandruff. To make this oil for dandruff:
    - Mix equal quantities of the lavender oil & coconut hair oil
    - Apply it on your hair and scalp
    - Massage your scalp gently for 10 minutes
    - Let it settle for an hour
    - Wash it off using a mild shampoo
    - Repeat the process at least twice a week for better results
Coconut & Lavender Essential Oil for hair
If the problem of dandruff persists despite these remedies, see your dermatologist.

Read more on benefits of coconut oil for hair and various tips on how to control dandruff.

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