Coconut Oil for Dandruff Home Remedies

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Dandruff Home Remedies

Coconut Oil for Dandruff Home Remedies. Dandruff is the most common problem that exists nowadays and is mainly because of pollution and exposure to the direct environment. Although avoiding the pollutant contact with hair is not attainable but one can restore the damage and clear the effects.

However there is a range of cosmetics in the market that claims to treat dandruff but usually, dandruff comes back with the quitting the treatments. Those stubborn flakes come back with the just after few days of stopping the use.

Natural remedies are one of the best options for keeping dandruff at bay. And among the home remedies, coconut oil is a wonderful treatment for overall hair health conditions.

Here I am going to share with you the best ways to treat dandruff and dry hair issues.

  1. Coconut oil massage For Dandruff Home Remedies:


  • Coconut oil                    1 tablespoon
  • Warm water                   to wash
  • Shower cap


  • Slightly warm the coconut oil.
  • Massage on the scalp with gentle fingertips and spread on the hair length.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap and let it work overnight.
  • Wash your hair in the morning with normal shampoo and avoid using hair dryers.
  1. Coconut oil and lemon juice:

Lemon contains anti-oxidant that improves the scalp’s health by eradicating the infections causing entities. It also balances the pH of the scalp and combats the fungus production.


  • Coconut oil                           2 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice                         2 tablespoon


  • Warm slightly coconut oil until melting into liquid form.
  • Add freshly squeezed lemon juice in the oil and mix well.
  • Massage the scalp for 5-10 minutes and let it sit for 30-40 minutes.
  • Later on, wash with organic shampoo and let it air dry.
  1. Camphor and coconut oil for dandruff:

Camphor has a soothing effect and calms the itchiness of dandruff.


  • Coconut oil                            ½ tablespoon
  • Camphor                               1 tablespoon


  • Mix both ingredients well and keep them in the container.
  • Apply the mixture on the scalp using fingertips.
  • Massage for 10-25 minutes and then leave it overnight.
  • Wash the mask the next morning and repeat the process twice a week for a month.
  1. Coconut oil and lavender essential oil:

As you know lavender essential oil is a strong antifungal agent and therefore acts as an active ingredient in treating dandruff. Basically, dandruff is a form of fungal infection on the scalp.


  • Coconut oil                             2 tablespoon
  • Lavender Essential oil             20 drops
  • Shower cap


  • Mix both oils in a dropper bottle and shake well before each use.
  • Pour few drops on the palm and rub until you feel the warmth.
  • Apply this warm mixture on the scalp and massage for a few minutes.
  • Let it sit for half an hour and then wash with a mild shampoo.
  1. Fenugreek and coconut oil for dandruff:

Fenugreek seed is well known for its property to fight against the infections. Its usually taken orally for treating stomach and colon infections. However, you can use it with coconut oil to kill the fungus causing dandruff.


  • Fenugreek powder                                           2 tablespoon
  • Coconut oil                                                        5 tablespoon


  • Make a fine powder of fenugreek seed in an electric blender.
  • Now add coconut oil in the powder and mix well until it forms a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the scalp and hair roots.
  • Let it work on the scalp for 2-3 hours and then wash with a mild shampoo.
  • Regular use for 1 month will eradicate the problem and you won’t have stubborn flakes back on shoulders again.


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