How to Use Castor Oil to Get Rid of Dandruff
By MEHER ONISA : 27-Mar-2017
Castor oil is a yellowish coloured sticky jelly-like fluid that is extracted from the seeds of organic castor. Castor oil is constituted with anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and antifungal substances that help’s in clearing the stubborn issues of dandruff along with the other allergies, fungal and parasitic infections of the skin. The vitamin A, E, and B in the castor oil nourishes the inner and outer surface of the scalp and hair.
Ricinoleic acid found in castor oil has remarkable benefits in healing acute infections of the scalp. The unsaturated omega- 9 fatty acids and amino acids in the castor oil makes it perfect hair care product that can solve the dandruff issues. Castor oil is an effective hair conditioner that can miraculously lock the moisture within the hair shaft and the scalp.
Alternatively, the castor oil can be used in combination with other essential oils like olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil and sesame oil in a 1: 2 ratios for complete skin care, hair care, and healthcare.
Using Castor Oil Hair Pack for Dandruff Free Scalp
Three teaspoons castor oil
One teaspoon glycerine
Method and Application
Step 1: Take a round bowl and crack an egg into it
Step 2: Whip the ingredients to form a smooth paste
Step 3: Massage the homemade castor oil hair pack on the hair and the scalp
Step 4: Cover your head and hair with a shower cap
Step 5: Wash your hair with shampoo after half an hour, do it regularly every week until the issue of dandruff is completely solved
Using Castor Oil and Turmeric Hair Pack for Dandruff Free Scalp
Two teaspoons castor oil
Half teaspoon natural turmeric powder
Method and Application:
Step 1: Combine the composition well in a small bowl
Step 2: Massage the hair pack all over the length of the hair including the scalp.
Step 3: Cover your head and hair with a shower cap
Step 4: Wash your hair with shampoo after half an hour, do it regularly every week until dandruff makes an exit from your scalp
Using Castor Oil and Citrus Fruit Mix Hair Pack for Dandruff Free Scalp
Two teaspoons of Indian gooseberry (amla) or lemon juice or orange juice
Method and Application:
Step 1: Mix base oil with any of the combinations mentioned above
Step 2: Allow the hair pack to work for half an hour
Step 3: Cover your hair with a shower cap
Step 4: Take a complete head bath after half an hour, this herbal home remedy gives 100% results