While most people worry about getting an itchy scalp, some are actually looking for remedies. There are a variety of remedies which include homemade and some you need to seek from your hairstylist. Itchy scalps can be caused by dandruff, head lice, hair dye allergy, insect bites, or reaction to hair products. These problems can be solved by some simple ingredients right from our kitchen pantry. Coconut oil is among the best remedies you can use. This remedy not only cures but also prevents the itchy scalp from coming back. Coconut oil contains anti-fungal properties that treat the cause of an itchy scalp which is called seborrheic dermatitis.
Seborrheic dermatitis also called dandruff and believed to be as a result of a fungus or yeast, can also cause the scalp to itch. Some hair shampoos are said to cure dandruff, but contain harmful chemicals. Coconut oil can also be used to get rid of dandruff. It is safe for use and can be used without any precaution. In addition, there is no limitation as to how many times you use it. Since it does not contain harmful chemicals, coconut oil will not damage your scalp or hair. All you need to do is to massage your scalp with virgin coconut oil and let it stay on your hair for 10 minutes or more.
After massaging your hair with coconut oil, use baking soda paste as shampoo. This paste is effective as it helps in removing excess oil in your scalp. After you have used baking soda paste as shampoo, use apple cider vinegar