Dandruff Treatment: Dandruff is a skin condition on the scalp combined with excessive shedding of dead skin cells with itching. Oil from the scalp can cause skin cells to the cluster. The dead skin cells are whitish and grey in colour. Small flakes of dead skin are common, but excessive shedding can lead to a skin condition. When dead skin cells on the scalp fall onto face, they may cause irritation and skin problems on the face too. Dandruff might not be a harmful disease, but the visibility of dandruff may disrupt the social, professional and daily activities. Dandruff might not entirely cause the hair fall but the hair grown from the dandruff-infected cuticle may be weak and prone to split ends and breakage. Reducing the intensity of dandruff is the best solution for healthy hair growth.
Causes of Dandruff
- A few things can cause dandruff according to the person’s lifestyle. The common causes of Dandruff are,
- Dry Skin
- Poor hygiene
- Vitamin deficiency
- Improper food habits
- Not frequently washing your hair
- The sensitivity of hair products
Medical conditions: Eczema, psoriasis and few chronic illnesses
Symptoms of Dandruff
- Flakes on scalp
- Oily scalp
- Hair fall
- Itchy scalp
- Rashes over face
- Facial skin having dry flakes
- Red Spots
Ayurveda Treatment for Dandruff
Dandruff or Darunak identified as Shudra Roga according to the Ayurveda, caused by the imbalance of three doshas, namely Kapha, and Vata. One needs to take care of food and hygiene for a balance of three doshas and to have a healthy body. The herbs used in the treatment of Dandruff are:
Trigonella Foenum-Graecum (Fenugreek)
Azadirachta Indica (Neem)
Dandruff reduces using the mixture of over herbal supplements and individual oil therapies.
Our skin has an internal relationship with the glands and the veins, and any abnormalities cause a reaction on the skin surface resulting in skin diseases. The Ayurveda treatment starts with the measure to cease the on-going aggregation of the dosha in the body, as the digestive system targeted at first for eliminating impurities by implementing appropriate dosha diet.