Itchy scalp? Get rid of it with these remedies

As if it would not be enough that it is irritating, having an itchy scalp is also quite embarrassing. It can be caused by a poor hygiene or by a skin condition such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or fungal infection.

remedies for itchy scalp

It can also be caused by some external factors, directly linked to the environment. Weather, pollution or humidity are just a few of them. Avoid scratching it and try to apply the following natural homemade remedies:

  • Ylang-ylang – Plays a great role in eliminating dandruff and itchy scalp.
  • Witch hazel – Diminishes any sign of inflammation or irritation on the scalp.
  • Lemon juice – It can be directly applied on the scalp to reduce dandruff.
  • Tea tree oil – It removes bacteria and itchiness. Combine baby shampoo with a few drops and wash your hair afterwards.
  • Olive oil – Heat the oil and then let it cool down. Apply it on the scalp and massage for 15 minutes. Then wrap your head in a towel for 10 minutes, remove it afterwards and let it stay like this overnight. Practice it twice a week.
  • Strawberry mask – Combine honey, strawberry and coconut oil to form a pasta that is going to be applied on the scalp. Stay with it 15 minutes and then rinse it.
  • Fenugreek seed – the seeds should stay in water overnight and then they must be strained to make a paste in combination with lemon juice. Let it stay on your scalp for 1 hour and then rinse it.
  • Coconut oil – The clean scalp should be massaged with it and then let it rest for 30 minutes. Wash the hair afterwards and perform this action 3 times a week.
  • Curd and lemon juice – 4 tbsp. of curd with lemon juice will result into a mask that is to be applied on the scalp.
  • Mayonnaise – Mix mayonnaise, olive oil and broccoli in a bowl. Massage the paste on the scalp for a few minutes and then rinse it off.
  • Camphor – 5 grams of camphor to 20 grams of coconut oil. It takes 30 minutes to keep the mixture on the scalp. Then you can rinse it off.
  • Baking soda – Combine it with water. Apply olive oil on the scalp first and after a few minutes apply the previous combination for 15 minutes.
  • Margosa oil – Simply massage it on the scalp and get rid of itchiness instantly.
  • Chamomile tea – Allow it to cool down and apply it on the skin for a few minutes, then take it off.
  • Jojoba oil – It takes 5 minutes to massage it on the scalp. You can also sleep with the oil on your hair and take it off in the morning.
  • Oats – 1 tbsp. of oats mixed with fresh milk and almond oil. Massage the scalp and let it sit for 30 minutes. Wash it off afterwards.
  • Honey – 1 tbsp. of honey plus a banana equals a wonderful nourishing mask for the scalp. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then take it off.
  • Juniper berries – ½ cup of juniper berries will be boiled in water. The resulting mixture will be applied on the scalp for 10 minutes, after it cools down.
  • Bay leaves – Crush some bay leaves and boil them in 2 cups of water. Apply the mixture on the scalp.
  • Bananas + avocado – Simply mash them together and apply them on the scalp to remove dandruff and itchiness.
  • Essential oils – Jojoba oil, carrot oil, rosemary and sage oil will be combined and massaged on the scalp.
  • Apple cider vinegar – Any bacteria or infection will be removed. Just spray the mixture on the scalp and massage it for 15 minutes.
  • Vegetable oil – Combine it with tea tree oil on the scalp for about 5 minutes.
  • Aloe Vera gel – Apply it directly on the scalp and get rid of the itchiness.
  • Peppermint oil – It can be applied directly on the scalp and then massaged to get rid of the itchy sensation.

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