If you do not take care of your hair then many problems arise and one of them is dandruff. It appears due to dryness and dryness in the scalp and then it starts growing slowly. Dandruff occurs due to many reasons but one of them is chemical-laden shampoos, which take away the natural oils from your scalp and make them dry. To get rid of dandruff, you can use homemade shampoo instead of chemical shampoo.

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The homemade shampoo will help you get rid of dandruff as well as hair will start looking thick and shiny in a few days. Apart from this, you will also be able to prevent other problems related to hair.

So let us tell you how you can make shampoo for dandruff at home -

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  1. Homemade shampoo beneficial for dandruff
  2. Takeaway
Doctors for Homemade Shampoo for Dandruff

If someone is troubled by dandruff, then he can use homemade Ayurvedic shampoos instead of chemical-rich shampoos in the market. Let us know what are ingredients needed to make these shampoos -

Shikakai Shampoo

Shikakai helps in balancing the PH level of the hair thus keeping the scalp healthy and dandruff free. Marshmallow root has properties to soothe a dry scalp. It acts as a conditioner and detangles the hair easily.

Apart from this, reetha treats hair fall. It has the properties of strengthening the roots, which reduces hair fall.

Material -

  • 5-6 shikakai pods.
  • One teaspoon of marshmallow root (you can add some marshmallows if your hair is very dry).
  • 1 to 2 reetha (if you have dry hair then take one reetha and if you have oily hair then take two).
  • 4-5 cups of water.
  • 3 drops of lavender oil.

Method -

  • You can mix these mixtures with the help of three steps.

First stage -

  • Keep all the herbs soaked in water for 8 to 15 hours.
  • This makes the herbs soft easily.
  • By doing this, you will not even need to cook them much and their benefits will remain intact.

Second step -

  • First of all, take a utensil from which stains are easily removed.
  • Now add water to it and then mix all the herbs in it.
  • Then let it boil for some time.
  • Now reduce the gas a little and then let the mixture boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • If the water becomes less then you can add more water to it.
  • Then turn off the gas, keep the utensil covered, and wait for it to cool down.
  • Now filter the herbs and then mix the essential oil in that mixture.
  • You can also use this mixture by putting it in a bottle.

Third step -

  • Apart from these herbs, you can also take other herbs and essential oils like nettle, lavender, chamomile, amla, etc.

How to use shikakai shampoo?

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Now apply this homemade shampoo to your hair and scalp.
  • Then slowly massage the scalp.
  • You can also do this - collect the shampoo falling from the hair in a mug and then put it on the hair. And then do this process until the shampoo is used properly.
  • Then let the shampoo stay in the hair for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Now wash the hair with clean water and let the hair dry naturally.

Other information -

  • If shikakai causes excessive darkening of the hair, you can add more reetha instead.
  • If you don't have marshmallow root, you can use flax seeds or fenugreek seeds instead.
  • You can make this shampoo in bulk and put it in an ice tray. So that it freezes and does not spoil. And you can use it whenever you want.

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Honey Shampoo

Honey has natural anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties, which keep the scalp clean and prevent infection. The acid in honey helps to balance the pH level of the scalp. Honey is also a great moisturizer. It hydrates the scalp and conditions it, leaving the hair soft and shiny.

Material -

  • 2 teaspoons honey (raw honey is better if used).
  • Half a cup of water.
  • 1 drop peppermint oil (optional).
  • 2 drops of rosemary oil (optional).

Method -

  • First of all, mix honey and water in a bowl.
  • Then put it in a bottle.
  • Shake the bottle gently after pouring.
  • Honey never spoils but still, you can keep it in the fridge.

How to use honey shampoo?

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Then apply honey shampoo on the hair and scalp.
  • Massage for a few minutes after pouring.
  • Then wash the hair and scalp thoroughly with water.
  • After washing, let the hair dry naturally.

Other information -

  • Keep in mind that use only raw honey for hair because any other honey is processed and does not have the qualities of raw honey.
  • You can also add other ingredients to this shampoo like bentonite clay, multani mitti, and aloe vera gel. It will clean your hair thoroughly and especially if you have oily hair.

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Rasaul Clay Shampoo

This brown-colored clay brings back the shine to your hair and makes it shiny. Rasaul clay is known to draw out impurities that are present in the hair and scalp. Rasaul clay is enriched with natural minerals that moisturize your hair, improve elasticity and add shine. It also provides relief from scalp irritation.

Material -

  • One teaspoon Rasoul clay.
  • 1 teaspoon Aloe Vera Gel (optional).
  • One teaspoon lemon peel or orange peel powder (you can use this as an alternative. It reduces excess oil and adds freshness to the hair and scalp).
  • One to two teaspoons of water.

Method -

  • First, add water to the clay to make a paste.
  • Then put this shampoo in a bottle.

Tip - If you have dry hair, you can add a few drops of oil like almond oil to this shampoo to make the mixture moisturized.

How to use Rasaul clay shampoo?

  • First of all, apply a shampoo made of Rasaul clay to the scalp and hair.
  • After applying, leave it like this for three to five minutes.
  • Then wash the hair with water.

Other information -

  • You can make this shampoo more effective by adding scented water, such as rose water or chamomile. Or other tea herbs such as rosemary, mint, or chamomile.
  • If your hair is still not cleaned properly then you can use apple vinegar or lemon juice. Just mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in one cup of water and then wash your hair with that mixture. This will make your hair look even shinier.

Cucumber Shampoo

Cucumber has excellent anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties. Cucumber hydrates and moisturizes the scalp, which removes the dryness of the skin. And cucumber provides antioxidants, minerals, amino acids, and other nutrients to your hair. Due to this moisture remains in the hair follicles and they are encouraged to grow. Also, lemon contains acid which keeps the skin away from infection and cleans the dead cells.

Material -

  • One cup of cucumber.
  • One teaspoon of lemon juice.

Method -

  • First, grate the cucumber and then add lemon juice to it so that a smooth paste can be prepared.
  • Then put this shampoo in a bottle.

How to use cucumber shampoo -

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Then take some shampoo and apply it on the scalp and hair.
  • After applying, massage for a few minutes.
  • Then leave it like this for 5 to 15 minutes.
  • Now wash the hair with water.

Other information -

  • If you have long or curly hair, use cucumber juice instead of the pulp.
  • After making a paste of cucumber, squeeze the lemon juice into it.
  • Then filter this mixture so that juice is prepared.
  • In this way, the pulp of cucumber will not settle in your hair and your hair will be washed easily.

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Coconut Milk Shampoo

Coconut milk nourishes your hair and scalp. The baking soda present in it clears the scales and dandruff from the scalp. Rosemary works to scent the hair and tea tree oil have antifungal properties that make hair thicker and stronger. Fenugreek contains proteins and amino acids which help in keeping the hair healthy.

Material -

  • One or two cups of coconut milk.
  • One or two liquid castile soaps.
  • One or two cups of clean water.
  • One or two teaspoons of coconut oil.
  • One teaspoon of apple cider vinegar.
  • One teaspoon of baking soda.
  • 20 drops of rosemary oil.
  • 15 drops of tea tree oil.
  • One teaspoon of fenugreek seeds.
  • Shampoo bottle.

Method -

  • First of all, take a bowl.
  • Now add coconut milk, coconut oil, and castile soap to it.
  • Now stir this mixture well.
  • Once the coconut milk, coconut oil, and castile soap are mixed well, then add water, apple cider vinegar, and baking soda to it.
  • Then stir the whole mixture well.
  • Now add rosemary and tree oil to it.
  • Finally, add fenugreek as well and mix the whole mixture very well.
  • So now put this prepared shampoo in the shampoo bottle.

How to use coconut milk shampoo?

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Then before applying this shampoo to the hair, shake the bottle so that all the ingredients mix well.
  • Now apply the shampoo thoroughly on the hair and scalp.
  • Massage for some time after applying.
  • Then leave this shampoo like this for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • After this wash the hair.

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Baking Soda Shampoo

Baking soda maintains the shine of the hair and removes dirt or excessive oil from the hair. Also reduces the effect of skin cells, due to which dandruff occurs.

Material -

  • One teaspoon of baking soda.
  • A cup of water
  • 2 to 3 drops of rosemary oil (optional).

Method -

  • First of all, mix one teaspoon of baking soda with one cup of water and mix it well.
  • Then put this shampoo in a bottle.
  • If you do not have a bottle, you can apply baking soda directly to wet hair and scalp and rub it.

How to use a shampoo made from baking soda -

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Now apply this shampoo directly on the hair and scalp.
  • Massage lightly after applying.
  • After this wash the hair with water.

Note - Using baking soda can make your hair dry but after a few days the natural oil of the scalp will come back and your hair will start feeling soft.

Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo

Shampoo made from apple cider vinegar is one of the best remedies to get rid of dandruff. Wash your hair once a week with apple cider vinegar. This remedy is very easy but its smell remains till you wash your hair again. That's why you try this remedy before sleeping at night and wash your hair normally in the morning.

Apple cider vinegar is a very effective treatment for dandruff. Vinegar removes dead cells and soothes the scalp.

Material -

  • Half a cup of apple cider vinegar.
  • A cup of water

Method -

  • First of all, mix apple vinegar in water.
  • You can choose the amount of apple cider vinegar and water according to your hair.

How long does to use apple cider vinegar shampoo -

  • First, wet the hair.
  • Then apply this mixture to your hair and scalp.
  • Now massage for three to five minutes.
  • After this wash the hair with water.
  • After 8 to 12 hours, wash the hair again in the normal way.
  • Try this remedy twice a week until the dandruff is gone.
  • Use this remedy only once a week after the dandruff is gone.

Another way to use a shampoo made from apple vinegar -

  • You can also use this mixture by putting it in a spray bottle.
  • After applying it to the hair, massage this mixture with a light hand.
  • Leave this mixture in the hair like this for half an hour to two hours. (You can use a towel or shower cap to cover your hair)
  • Then wash the hair.

Note - Do not let this mixture get into the eyes.

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Lemon Juice Shampoo

Like vinegar, lemon juice is also a great treatment for dandruff. Use this remedy till the dandruff is gone.

Material -

  • Two spoons of lemon juice.
  • A cup of water

Method -

  • Mix this mixture well and then put it in a bottle.

How to use lemon shampoo -

  • Apply this mixture directly to your hair and scalp.
  • Then massage slowly for one minute.
  • Now wash your hair with water.

Homemade shampoo made with tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is known to eliminate dandruff. Also, Vitamin E helps in moisturizing the hair. These remedies will help you to eliminate dandruff forever.

Material -

  • 1/4 cup liquid castile soap (available online).
  • 1/4 cup distilled water (available online).
  • Half a teaspoon of Vitamin E oil (you will get it in any shop or online).
  • One teaspoon of apple vinegar.
  • One teaspoon of vegetable glycerin.
  • Ten drops of tea tree oil.
  • Five clove oil.
  • Small shampoo bottle.
  • Mixer.
  • funnel.
  • Pyrex cup for measuring.

Method -

  • First, carefully measure liquid castile soap and distilled water into a Pyrex cup according to the quantities mentioned above.
  • Now measure Vitamin E oil, Visible Glycerin, and Apple Cider Vinegar in it.
  • Then mix all the ingredients.
  • Once these ingredients are combined, mix the essential oils.
  • Now with the help of a funnel, pour this shampoo into the bottle.
  • Then close the bottle, then slowly shake the bottle.
  • You can also keep this bottle safe in the fridge.

How to use tea tree oil shampoo -

  • First, wet the hair, now pour the shampoo directly on the head.
  • After applying, massage into skin and hair for two minutes.
  • Then wash the hair with warm water and then use cold water.
  • You can apply coconut oil or jojoba oil to condition it.
  • To get rid of dandruff, reduce bread and cheese and take curd and probiotics capsules.

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All the shampoos mentioned in this article are made from household ingredients. Still, do a patch test before using any of these shampoos. We are saying this because some people are sensitive. They may be allergic to any of these ingredients. Also, it would be better that such people must consult a dermatologist once.

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