Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Doctor, Pune
23 years experience
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The use of yoghurt and eggs in your hair does not help to remedy dandruff.
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Most people are unaware of the benefits of Ayurvedic medicine in the treatment of dandruff. One effective Ayurvedic treatment for dandruff is yoghurt therapy. You apply a mixture of lime along with mustard oil to a cup of yoghurt onto your scalp and then wash it thoroughly. This method is sure to control the buildup of dandruff. Another natural remedy that Ayurveda suggests is a solution of egg that you apply to head, which you rinse after an hour. Eggs have properties that provide nourishment for your hair, keeping it healthy. Therefore, eggs and yoghurt are exceptional remedies to counter the development of dandruff.
Which one of these is not an ayurvedic treatment for dandruff?
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Henna is ineffective in the treatment of dandruff. On the other hand, massaging coconut oil, methi seeds or amla powder onto your scalp are three constructive ways to get rid of dandruff. These ayurvedic remedies reduce and prevent the formation of dandruff. Along with regularly washing and shampooing of your hair, these remedies are a sure-fire way to treat dandruff.
Neem aggravates the condition of dandruff
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Neem is one of the best ayurvedic remedies for dandruff. This herbal remedy can help to keep your dandruff problem in check. Ayurveda suggests that the vitiation of vayu and kapha causes dandruff to develop, which results in the formation of dry flakes on the scalp. The herbal properties of neem remedy this situation. One Ayurvedic treatment entails, that you soak a solution of neem and hot water overnight, apply it to the affected area and then wash after 15-20 minutes. Not only does this remedy help to alleviate your dandruff but it also makes your hair healthier and glossier.
Which of the following can actually cause dandruff?
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Though the main cause of dandruff is a fungal yeast infection, psoriasis is also an underlying cause of dandruff. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes the growth of dry, scaly skin to appear, not only on the scalp, but also all over the body. Thus, dandruff is a symptom of psoriasis. If flaky skin persistently develops, you might be suffering from the condition of psoriasis. You should seek treatment from a dermatologist if such a condition persists. You might not be able to cure psoriasis, but you can treat its symptoms with the help of medicinal or herbal shampoos.
Exercising can alleviate dandruff
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Yoga and exercise are effective remedies to keep dandruff at bay. Yoga is one form of Ayurvedic treatment that helps to maintain the balance of all the systems in the body. Stress causes dandruff, thus with the help of yoga and meditation, you can control dandruff. When you exercise, it increases your heart rate; this assures better circulation in the body and better circulation means healthier skin. Thus, in effect, regular exercise reduces the formation of dandruff.