There is no other thing so embarrassing like an itchy scalp. That too when we are amidst an important meeting or a function with others focusing on us, itchy scalp could be so much annoying.
Itchy scalp is not because of one reason but a result of various factors like dandruff, sweat, wearing the helmet for a long time, psoriasis, lice and fungal infection. Do not worry as for every problem there is a solution. Here we have listed out natural remedies to treat itchy scalp:
- Itchy Scalp due to Dandruff: Almost 50 percent of adults are affected by dandruff. Due to dandruff, you have itchy scalp as well as flake your skin. Using antidandruff shampoos and conditioners regularly will help you to an extent in battling itchy scalp.
- Tea tree oil and eucalyptus oil: As tea tree oil is known for its antidandruff properties, they will be very helpful in treating dandruff. It reduces itchiness in the scalp region. You can even use eucalyptus oil and neem oil. If you have access to fresh neem leaves, add them to boiling water and take bath in it. Neem leaves are known for its antibacterial properties and help fight itchy scalp and regular usage helps get rid of annoying flakes.
- Aloe vera: It is known for its soothing and moisturizing properties since ages. For those suffering from disorders like psoriasis, it is a great remedy. Cut fresh aloe vera and apply its gel to the scalp region. If you have enough gel you can even apply it to your face, neck, and body. It soothes the itchy scalp and gets rid of the bacteria and other unwanted things. Further applying over the skin help enhance it.
Follow these procedures regularly and also rotate the hair oil you use. Do use the hair comb of others, while wearing the helmet for long tie a cotton cloth over your head before you wear the helmet. If you are exercising regularly, take bath as soon as possible as and when sweat accumulates it aggravates itchy scalp.