Home Remedies for Dry Scalp

Posted in Hair care on March 26 2022 at 10:06 PM
Dry scalp can be caused by a variety of factors, the most common of which are a reaction to changing weather or a harsh chemical in hair care products. It could be something as easy as not drinking enough water or not washing your hair on a regular basis, or it could be a medical problem like eczema or psoriasis. Whatever the cause, we've put up a list of at-home treatments for dry scalp that you can try.


1. Coconut oil

Coconut oil has long been utilised for its skin-healing properties, and it's no different for dry scalp. It moisturises the scalp and has antifungal and antibacterial qualities that can help prevent infections. It can even aid in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.

2. Tea tree essential oil

Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antifungal, and antibiotic characteristics that can help with dry scalp complaints. It's why you'll find tea tree oil in a lot of anti-dandruff shampoos.

3. Aloe vera

Aloe vera offers a variety of characteristics that can aid in the treatment of dry scalp. It has anti-inflammatory effects that can help relieve skin irritation, as well as being a good moisturiser.

4. Vinegar of apple cider

Apple cider vinegar provides a number of health benefits, including the ability to alleviate the symptoms of dry scalp. It's an antibiotic, which means it can kill germs and fungus that are causing the itching. It's also anti-inflammatory and exfoliating, both of which can aid in the treatment of dry scalp.

5. Olive oil and baking soda

Baking soda has antifungal and antibacterial qualities, and olive oil is hydrating. When you use the two together, your scalp will be exfoliated. If you have dandruff and a dry scalp, the baking soda and olive oil combo is a wonderful choice because the hydration, exfoliation, and antifungal characteristics work together to treat the itchy white flakes.

6. Bananas mashed

Bananas are nutritious and hydrating, making them an excellent therapy for dandruff and dry scalp. They're a natural antibacterial as well as hydrating, and the two properties together can help clear up your dry scalp. (They're also wonderful.)

7. Egg and yoghurt

Despite the fact that this may sound like a brunch gone awry, yoghurt and eggs both have benefits that can help with dry scalp. The fat and protein content of eggs can nourish and protect the scalp by preventing free radical damage at the cellular level, while yoghurt soothes and exfoliates the skin, while eggs' fat and protein content can nourish and protect the scalp by preventing free radical damage at the cellular level.

8. Oil of jojoba

Jojoba oil, like coconut oil, is an excellent moisturiser that may immediately treat dry scalp. It also has anti-inflammatory qualities that may help with scalp skin issues.

9. Avocados

Avocados are high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which hydrate and protect your skin. To relieve dry scalp, eat avocados (they're wonderful!) and use avocado or avocado oil topically.


The use of these home treatments to treat dry scalp is generally regarded as safe and risk-free. To avoid an adverse reaction, conduct a test patch on the inside of your wrist before using any new product, especially essential oils.
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