Itchy Scalp Home Remedies
Itchy scalp not only irritates and makes you feel uneasy but the urge to itch your scalp especially in the public creates an awkward moment for you and also for those who are with you. Excess of perspiration, dry scalp, head lice, sunburn, or fungal infections are the main causes for itching of the scalp.
Try some effective home remedies for curing itchy scalp:–
Aloe vera is considered best for curing itchy scalp. Cut the leaves of aloe vera and take the gel. Apply this gel to the scalp and leave it for ten minutes and wash it off.
Mix baking soda in the water and apply it on the scalp. Leave it for ten minutes and then rinse it well with water.
Vinegar is another effective home remedy for treating itchy scalp. Mix vinegar and water in the equal amount. Apply this solution with the help of cotton balls and leave it to dry. Wash it with some mild shampoo and get the wonderful result.
Mix witch hazel and distilled water in 1:2 ratio respectively. Allow few minutes to soak it into scalp and rinse the hair well.
Avoid using soap bars as they lead to drying of the scalp. Soaps rich in glycerine can be preferred over them. However, for better results make your own moisturizer. Add green tea, honey and milk and apply it on scalp.
Boil some water and add tea bags to it. Let it cool. Use it after shampooing your hairs. It will soften your hairs and also works well on itchy scalp by providing moisture to it. However, this remedy is not recommended for those who have blond or light coloured hair as this solution have a tendency to stain.
Massage the scalp gently with olive oil or almond oil. Massage twice a week and leave overnight before shampooing. It will have wonderful effect on hairs as well as scalp.
The best hair conditioner could be the mixture of lemon juice and aloe vera juice. It has a magical effect for treating any kind of hair or scalp problem.
Massage the scalp gently with plain mayonnaise and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse the hair well and get a healthy scalp.
Healthy diet is vital to healthy body. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables. It will nourish the whole body. Drink plenty of water.
A powerful natural antifungal and antibacterial agent present in tea tree oil helps in treating dandruff and hence reduces itchiness and dryness of the scalp. It can be used for massaging hair or it 10-12 drops of tea tree oil can be added to mild shampoo and use for shampooing till the condition improves.