One of the problems of hair that could interfere with one’s appearance, is dandruff. Although the problem is not a severe disease, but dandruff that too much can disrupt a person’s confidence, both in the workplace and in their social environment. Where is the most widely known that dandruff scalp attacking the people who live in the tropics. Because the tropics have a high temperature and humid. But the people in any country can also experience the problem of dandruff in the hair.

Dandruff free hair
Dandruff free hair

Lots of hair care products sold in the market, that promise to eliminate dandruff in the hair. Apparently, to eliminate dandruff not only be done with products factory, but can also be done naturally. Here is food that can be selected to eliminate dandruff, and also how to use it.

1. Pandan leaves
How to use pandan as dandruff cleanser is by first grinding the pandanus until smooth. After it is added with water, squeezed and then filtered. Very easy to use is to pour the pandan juice to the hair. After that let them dry about a half hour to an hour and then rinse thoroughly.

2. Lemon
How to use it is to cut the lime into four or eight. After that piece of lemon is rubbed into the scalp and then allowed to stand for a moment. After that, rinse with clean water. Lemon contains salicylic acid which have properties could clean the fat of the scalp.

3. Pineapple
Pineapple contains bromelain, which have properties to dispose of unhealthy skin tissue including dandruff. Its use is pretty easy, which is the first step is to peel the skin of a ripe pineapple and then in grated until smooth. Then rub the grated pineapple to the scalp of dandruff. After that, let stand overnight, and rinse your hair thoroughly in the morning. Do it every night until the dandruff on the head missing.

4. Vinegar
Combine a cup of white vinegar with a cup of water. Use this mixture as a final rinse after hair washed. Allow a few moments after the hair is rinsed with the mixture, then rinse with clean water.

5. Noni
Grate the noni fruit and add water, then stir until blended. After that apply to the scalp and leave to dry. After that wash by rinsing with clean water. Noni has a triterpenoid alkaloid content, which is efficacious as a reliever moist, antiseptic and emollient scalp, so the head will not be prone to dandruff.

6. Baking soda
This material is often used as material to develop a cake. Apparently, other than that materials can be used as a dandruff remover. The trick is to grab a handful of baking soda, then smooth on the scalp, then rinse with clean water. At first, this way will make the hair a bit dry. But the positive is the way it will make the scalp can produce natural oils, so it makes the hair becomes soft again without dandruff.

Dandruff problem can be overcome by treatment from the outside as mentioned above, and can also be done by way of treatment that is set in the food we eat. To prevent dandruff, we have to reduce some types of beverages such as coffee and alcohol, having a diet low in carbohydrates and fat and increase consumption of vitamin B6 and C. If we do our hair care discipline both from outside and from within, surely we will not be dandruff hair.


  1. Dennis Martorelli

    Dandruff is a common scalp disorder affecting almost half of the population at the post-pubertal age and of any gender and ethnicity. It often causes itching. It has been well established that keratinocytes play a key role in the expression and generation of immunological reactions during dandruff formation. The severity of dandruff may fluctuate with season as it often worsens in winter.^^

    With best regards

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