You don't need to suffer any more, as there are some simple home remedies for an itchy scalp that you can try for yourself cheaply and quickly. No need to go trudging over to the pharmacy to get some toxic chemical potion to put on your scalp. In today's fast-paced and technologically-minded society we often tend to forget that nature has provided us with many of the remedies and cures that we need. For thousands of years civilisations have used their extensive knowledge of the natural world to improve the condition of common ailments and assist healing using the simplest of naturally occurring ingredients.
It is important to note that the best way to tackle itchy scalp problems, as with any other affliction, is to find out the cause of the problem and do your best to rectify it there and then use these remedies as ways to assist healing and sooth the condition. If in doubt about anything, please don't hesitate to consult your doctor or dermatologist.
In this article I'm going to give you some great little home remedies for an itchy scalp, dandruff problems and other skin irritations, which you can make in as little as 10 minutes and using only natural ingredients and oils. Most of the products mentioned here can be easily found in any local health store.
Itchy Scalp Remedy No. 1
To relieve itching, natural oils such as Lavender, German Chamomile, and Eucalyptus can have a significant soothing effect when mixed together and dabbed locally on affected areas. The use of Neem oil can also have a profound effect on preventing dandruff and is often used to relieve conditions like psoriasis and eczema. These oils can be added to water (4 parts water to 1 part oil) and sprayed directly onto the scalp and/or added to your shampoo and conditioners also.
Itchy Scalp Remedy No. 2
Juniper berry is a good anti-inflammatory
Crush ½ cup of juniper berries into 2 cups of boiled water. Allow to cool and apply to areas of inflamed, infected or irritated skin to relieve inflammation and throbbing. Apply to your scalp, leave for 10 mins and rinse off.
Itchy Scalp Remedy No. 3
Chamomile for inflammation and conditioning.
Chamomile is a flower that is renowned for its cosmetic and conditioning benefits to skin and hair! It makes a great conditioner for hair and also enhances color in blond and red hair. Wash your face with chamomile tea a few times a week to add a glow to your skin. Chamomile is also good to use as a compress for inflammation and chamomile oil dabbed on scalp sores is very soothing.
Apply to the scalp to soothe itching. Chamomile tea is readily available from the tea section of your supermarket or you can make your own by boiling a pint of water and adding 2 teaspoons of chamomile flowers.3 Quick Home Remedies For An Itchy Scalp
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