5 ways to get rid of dandruff naturally

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Dandruff affects up to 50% of people 

How to get rid of dandruff naturally? Everyone sheds millions of scalp cells daily, but if the white flakes conspicuously dust your shoulders, you may have an over-abundant population of a microscopic fungus living on your scalp. A herbal shampoo, rinse and scalp treatment can help control the fungus while improving your scalp health.

01. Herbal anti dandruff shampoo

Eucalyptus, lavender, and tea tree essential oils have antimicrobial properties and help clean and heal the scalp.
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
15 drops eucalyptus essential oil
15 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops tea tree essential oil
60ml mild natural shampoo
60ml water
Combine the apple cider vinegar with the eucalyptus, lavender, and tea tree essential oils. Shake well. Add the natural shampoo and the water, and shake again.

02. Simple tea tree oil shampoo

To make yourself a simple shampoo to combat dandruff, squeeze a single application of mild natural shampoo into your hand and add four drops of tea tree essential oil. Tea tree is a potent antiseptic and antifungal. Mix well and massage into your scalp with your fingertips. Allow the shampoo to remain on your hair for five minutes then rinse well.

03. Ant-dandruff hair rinse

A combination of antimicrobial herbs such as thyme, rosemary, and sage, and essential oils, such as eucalyptus and lavender, fight the microorganisms that cause dandruff. Vinegar restores a healthy pH balance to the scalp.

1 teaspoon dried thyme


1 teaspoon dried rosemary


1 teaspoon dried sage

250 ml boiling water

60ml apple cider vinegar

10 drops eucalyptus essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil


Pour the boiling water over the dried herbs and cover. Cool the mixture to room temperature and strain. Combine with the apple cider vinegar. Add the essential oils and shake well. Massage approximately 60ml into your scalp after shampooing and rising your hair. Refrigerate the remaining hair rinse and use within one month.

04. Antiseptic scalp treatment

Antiseptic essential oils, such as eucalyptus, rosemary, and lavender, can help eliminate the fungus that causes dandruff. With hazel is mildly astringent and healing.
1/2 cup distilled witch hazel
20 drops eucalyptus essential oil
20 drops rosemary essential oil
20 drops lavender essential oil

Combine the witch hazel with the eucalyptus, rosemary, and lavender essential oils. Massage approximately one tablespoon of the mixture into your scalp every night before going to bed. Continued with the treatment until dandruff clears up.


05. Deep conditioning treatment for dandruff

Once a week, deep-conditioning your hair and scalp to alleviate scalp dryness and dandruff. Eucalyptus, rosemary, and lavender essential oils help combat dandruff. Jojoba oils helps to keep the hair follicles in the scalp healthy.
Jojoba oil
Jojoba oil

1 tablespoon jojoba oil

2 drops eucalyptus essential oil

3 drops rosemary essential oil

3 drops lavender essential oil

Combine the jojoba oil with the eucalyptus, rosemary, and lavender essential oils in a small container.  Dampen your hair with warm water and massage the oil mixture into your scalp and hair with your fingertips. Put on a shower cap and allow the oils to remain in your hair for 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair to remove the oil treatment, rinse well and apply a conditioner if necessary.

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