Natural Ways To Reduce Dandruff


By Ada Kohli
Published Oct 8, 2021

Hindustan Times


Still scratching your head looking for ways to deal with dandruff? Here is a list of some natural ways that may help you out

Lemon is rich in citric acid which helps remove dandruff. You can mix it with honey and apply it on your scalp


Yoghurt prevents the scaling of the scalp with its antifungal properties. You can add a pinch of black pepper powder into a cup of yoghurt and apply it on your scalp


Both honey and garlic are rich in antioxidants and help in reducing dandruff. They also provide ample moisture to your hair

Honey and garlic masks

Aloe vera has beneficial antifungal properties and apple cider vinegar has antibacterial properties which help in preventing scalp infections

Aloe vera and apple cider vinegar

Apply a mixture of multani mitti and a ripe tomato on your scalp. It will help restrict dandruff and improve blood circulation


Sugar increases the overgrowth of yeast. When facing dandruff problems, you must reduce your sugar intake and avoid foods high in sugar

Sugar Control

Add zinc and Vitamin B6 to your diet as they will help control excessive production of skin oils which cause dandruff

Include zinc in your diet

The essential nutrients present in coconut oil combined with the antibacterial and antifungal properties of neem provide good protection against dandruff

Coconut oil and neem

Cooked garlic helps reduce fungi and bacteria which cause dandruff while also offering a range of other health benefits

Cooked Garlic

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