Dandruff is one of the most common skin conditions. Half of all people can be afflicted by this annoying problem at some point. Dandruff problem may be caused by malassezia, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, eczema or just dry scalp.
The pharmacy offers different shampoos with ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, which are not always effective.

Here are some natural solutions to get rid of the dandruff:

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has cooling effects and can help you stop scratching by massaging it on your scalp.

Apple cider vinegar

Use a mix of a ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar with a ¼ cup of water. You can put it in a spray bottle. After spraying it on the scalp, put a towel and keep it wrapped for about 30 minutes. Then wash it. It is recommended twice a week.

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Aspirin has the same ingredient as many medicated shampoos, salicylic acid.
Crush two aspirins and add them to your shampoo for your daily use. Hold the mixture for about 2 minutes, and then wash it.

Baking soda

Put some baking soda on your wet hair and then rub it. There is no need to use shampoo after this. At the begging your hair may be a little dry, but after some time your scalp will produce natural oils and the hair will be much softer.

Coconut oil

Take 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and massage it into your scalp. Let it that way about an hour, and then shampoo normally.


Garlic is perfect for getting rid of dandruff causing bacteria. Just rub it on your scalp. If you can’t stand the smell, mix crushed garlic and honey. Massage mixture into the scalp.


Two tablespoons of lemon juice, massage into your scalp and wash it. After that, mix 1 cup of water with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, and wash your hair with it. Repeat this remedy daily.

Olive oil

Massage ten drops of olive oil into your scalp. Cover it with a shower cap and leave it overnight. In the morning just wash it with your regular shampoo.

olive oil for dandruff problem


Salt is great for getting rid of dandruff flakes. Massage your scalp with some salt. Drier skin will be removed and you can normally wash your hair after this.

Tea tree oil

Some studies showed that tea tree oil helps with dandruff problem. Add a few drops to your shampoo and try this remedy.