Lemon Anyone? November 23, 2010

Dandruff is an embarrassing disease of flaking of skin. The fact is it is a chronic ailment and cannot be cured. It can only be cured. Lemon oil has been proven to be an excellent remedy. It can be used as following:-

¨       Taking two tablespoons of curd and mixing with two or three drop honey and lemon juice will help in reducing dandruff.

¨       Lemon juice can even be used directly. Just squirt some over your scalp and massage gently with your fingers for about 15 minutes. Then wash your hair with a normal shampoo.

¨       1 tablespoon of olive oil mixed with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice should be applied on the scalp. The head has to be covered after the application. Use an old scarf for the same. Leave it overnight and shampoo in the morning.

¨       Squeeze the fresh lemon in a glass of water and massage your scalp with the lemon peel for a few minutes. Then rinse your hair with the lemon juice.

¨       Add the juice of one fresh lemon and two table spoons of coconut oil in two cups of warm water. Massage the mixture into your hair and scalp. Wrap your head with a scarf or any other piece of cloth. Leave it overnight and wash the next morning. Repeat the procedure every week for dandruff free hair.

¨       Make a paste of three tablespoon henna powder, one egg and the juice of one lemon. Apply this on your scalp and leave for about 15 minutes.

¨       If you are a bit worried that your roommate’s dandruff may spread to you from the same comb then just sanitize your hair brushes by soaking them overnight in a mixture of lemon juice and water in the ratio 1:1.

¨       Even your tea leaves are an ingredient in the solution for curing dandruff. Boil them in water. Strain and let the water cool. Add the juice of half lemon. Apply this on your scalp and hair and leave for an hour. Then wash it in your usual manner. It will also add that extra shine to your hair.

¨       Make a paste of the white potion of an egg and juice of a lemon. Apply on your scalp and leave for an hour. With this remedy use cider vinegar for your last rinse.

¨       Mix one tablespoon of each witch-hazel, lemon juice and cider vinegar. Apply on scalp and leave for an hour. Then was it with a mild shampoo. This is an effective cure of those white flakes.

¨       Onion is also considered to be a natural cure. Grind some raw onions and make a paste. Apply this paste on your scalp and wash after half an hour. Then rub your scalp and hair with lemon juice before the last rinse.

Lemon is a natural cure provided by nature. It is inexpensive and very effective. Be sure to buy loads of lemons the next time you go to a vegetable vendor. It is a sure shot remedy for flakes free, beautiful and lustrous hair.

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