Scalp conditions such as infections, scalp rash, eczema and dandruff can be very embarrassing and annoying. People may suffer from a dry scalp which is combined with rash and redness and the flakiness and itchiness complete the harmful condition. There are others who constantly scratch and pick their head. A scalp can also get oily and have patches, and it can also be accompanied by the ever embarrassing dandruff or a fungal infection.
Most products that are supposed to deal with these problems usually contains sodium laureth which is toxic and can be very harmful. It strips the skin of its natural oils and thins the hair. Most hair care products can actually do more damage than help. Most people expect a shampoo to smell good, take the oiliness out of the hair, make the hair feel clean and foam up nicely. Most shampoos indeed do foam up nicely but they also remove the precious natural oils from the scalp. Those oils are much needed to maintain a healthy and natural balance of the scalp without which the scalp will become dry, irritated and itchy.
There are so many natural remedies that can heal and reverse all different types of scalp problems and restore its balance nicely. Zinc pytithione does wonders for various scalp conditions.It can treat dandruff, psoriasis and eczema because of its powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties. Jojoba is good for scalp moisturizing.
Tea tree is oily and comes in very handy in the treatment of dandruff. Basil provides the hair with oiliness and improves its growth. Chamomile is beneficial in giving the hair its much needed highlights. Clary sage is also very efficient for all the various types of dandruff. Lavender can be used to treat scalp itchiness, lice and certain types of dandruff.
Lemon can be helpful in the treatment of dry scalp and underactive sebaceous glands. Myrrh has an almost identical potential as lemon does and is very good for the treatment of dandruff. Patchouli is good for the treatment of dandruff and oily hair. Peppermint improves the growth of hair and reduces its dryness. Rose is good because of its soothing properties.
Ylang-ylang is another herb worth mentioning. Neem is an oily substance that originates from India and can also be used for treatment of various scalp conditions. Most of these herbs can be mixed into very powerful blends in order to provide the best results suited to one’s personal, individual needs.