Scalp conditions such as infections, scalp rash, eczema anddandruff can be very embarrassing and annoying. People may suffer from a dryscalp which is combined with rash and redness and the flakiness and itchinesscomplete the harmful condition. There are others who constantly scratch andpick their head. A scalp can also get oily and have patches, and it can also beaccompanied by the ever embarrassing dandruff or a fungal infection.
Mostproducts that are supposed to deal with these problems usually contains sodiumlaureth which is toxic and can be very harmful. It strips the skin of itsnatural oils and thins the hair. Most hair care products can actually do moredamage than help. Most people expect a shampoo to smell good, take the oilinessout of the hair, make the hair feel clean and foam up nicely. Most shampoosindeed do foam up nicely but they also remove the precious natural oils fromthe scalp. Those oils are much needed to maintain a healthy and natural balanceof the scalp without which the scalp will become dry, irritated and itchy.
There are so many natural remedies that can heal and reverseall different types of scalp problems and restore its balance nicely. Zincpytithione does wonders for various scalp conditions.It can treat dandruff,psoriasis and eczema because of its powerful antibacterial and antifungalproperties. Jojoba is good for scalp moisturizing.
Tea tree is oily and comesin very handy in the treatment of dandruff. Basil provides the hair withoiliness and improves its growth. Chamomile is beneficial in giving the hairits much needed highlights. Clary sage is also very efficient for all thevarious types of dandruff. Lavender can be used to treat scalp itchiness, liceand certain types of dandruff.
Lemon can be helpful in the treatment of dryscalp and underactive sebaceous glands. Myrrh has an almost identical potentialas lemon does and is very good for the treatment of dandruff. Patchouli is goodfor the treatment of dandruff and oily hair. Peppermint improves the growth ofhair and reduces its dryness. Rose is good because of its soothing properties.
Ylang-ylang is another herb worth mentioning. Neem is an oily substance thatoriginates from India and can also be used for treatment of various scalpconditions. Most of these herbs can be mixed into very powerful blends in orderto provide the best results suited to one’s personal, individual needs.