DIY hair and scalp oil to treat itchy scalp and dandruff

DIY hair and scalp oil to treat itchy scalp and dandruff

Today I thought I would share with you an easy DIY hair and scalp oil you can use as a pre-shampoo treatment. Feeding your hair and scalp with natural plant oils will do wonders for the condition of your hair. If you are trying to grow your hair, have heat damaged hair or you are simply trying to maintain healthy hair using a pre-shampoo treatment will be great for you. I suffer from a dry, itchy scalp and this method is definitely the thing that has helped me a lot.


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Coconut oil

Coconut is loaded with anti-fungal properties that can treat itchiness and fungal infections to a great extent.It is also a natural anti-bacterial.It keeps scalp infections at bay and thus it prevents the itchy scalp due to any infections. Also, the coconut oil helps to moisturize dry scalp that might cause itchiness.

Best carrier oils for dry and damaged hair
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Neem oil

Beyond the hair itself, neem benefits your scalp as well. Neem oil for hair is a natural cure for dandruff and a dry, itchy scalp due to its effectiveness as a treatment for fungi, which often cause dandruff and a dry scalp. Neem oil helps to treat these itchy scalp by cleansing and stimulating blood flow to the skin. It also helps to nourish the scalp and the roots of your hair due to its high concentration of fatty acids. Because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, neem oil can help to improve the condition of your scalp.

neem oil
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Black seed oil

Black seed oil has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant nutrients which strengthen hair, help treat hair loss, and may prevent premature graying. It also fights the Malassezia fungus that causes dandruff and works as a hair conditioner as well. The itchy scalp and flaking skin is bothersome, black seed oil comes to the rescue.Studies have found that extracts from black seed oil have antifungal activity and work against malassezia.

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black seed oil
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Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil can nourish the scalp and hair, thereby improving scalp health due to the cleansing property of the essential oil, it can unblock the pores and facilitate in increasing the supply of oxygen and nutrients towards the hair follicles.The beneficial microbial fighting properties of tea tree oil can help to treat scalp conditions such as dry scalp. It can even prevent and resolve ingrown hairs; a tea tree oil soak can open the pores and loosen up the ingrown hair which reduces inflammation.

tea tree oil
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Lemon essential oil

Lemon essential oil is commonly used as a natural remedy for itchy scalp and can effectively treat the problem from the root of the issue. Balancing the pH of your scalp is potent in treating various skin conditions – even when dealing with hair loss, fungus, and itchy scalp. Thus lemon oil helps to reduce itchiness by balancing PH.

lemon oil
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In a bowl, pour in the carrier oils and essential oil and mix them well and transfer it to an bottle that is free from moisture, our hair oil for itchy scalp is ready to use.DIY hair and scalp oil to treat itchy scalp and dandruff

That’s all for today’s post


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