Homeopathic Treatment for Dandruff


  • Dandruff is a common condition that causes the skin on the scalp to flake.
  • Dandruff is said to be a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis.
  • Dandruff occurs as dead cells of the scalp start shedding.
  • Dandruff can occur at any part of the scalp where hair follicles appear.
  • Excessive oil production precipitates dandruff in many people.


  • Irritable scalp
  • Dry or oily scalp
  • Fungal infection on the scalp
  • Sensitivity to chemical usage of products on the scalp.
  • Certain skin infections such as psoriasis and eczema.
  • Less consumption of water
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Too hot water for bathing.
  • Excessive consumption of fat, starch. Sugary products.
  • Excessive junk food.
  • Hot iron curls.
  • Cold weather.
  • Improper diet.
  • Poor hygiene rinsing cleaning of hair.
  • Infection of the scalp such as pityrosporum ovale.
  • Excessive coloring of hair.

Signs and symptoms

  • Skin flakes are present on your scalp, hair, the upper part of the forehead, eyebrows.
  • Continuous itching on the scalp
  • Crusty scalp
  • Bleeding from pores of scalp due to continuing scratching.
  • Swelling and inflammation of the scalp.
  • Hair baldness.


  • Use mild and gentle shampoo on the scalp
  • Avoid using too many variations of products
  • Use medicated shampoo twice or thrice a week to remove dandruff.
  • Apply aloe Vera.
  • Use coconut oil once a week
  • Take omega 3 orally in form of medicine or food.
  • Minimize stress level.
  • Apply tea tree oil.
  • Lemon and baking soda also help in removing dandruff in some kind of hair color based on physician recommendation only.
  • Egg white hair mask also cleanses the scalp of excess hair oil, strengthens hair, and fights dandruff.
  • Sugary food to be avoided as it increases dandruff growth on the scalp
  • Plain yogurt also helps in the moisturizing scalp and lessening dandruff production.
  • Bathe with cold water as it avoids dry scalp.

Homeopathic Management

  • Thuja occidentalis:-

This is one of the best remedy used in clinical practice in treating dandruff at a young age. Mostly indicated for white textured dry hair with flakes that keep falling everywhere. Continuous itching of the scalp is present with dryness.

  • Kali Sulphuricum:-

This is also one of the best remedy for dandruff mostly prescribed at later stages where the scalp is swollen and inflamed. Dandruff has yellow scales and aggravates more in warm weather. Gets better in cool.

  • Graphites:-

This is also one of the best remedy indicated in dandruff associated with dry scalp where there is continuous itching. Too much scratching results in foul-smelling hair.Mostly suited to people who have a tendency of skin infections associated with constipation.

  • Phosphorus:-

This remedy is mostly prone to school-going children where there is dandruff associated with severe hair fall in huge bundles. This remedy is also indicated when there is hair loss in patches. More prone to people who are tall fair with blonde hair. Anemia is also more prone in younger people causing dandruff.

  • Sulphur:-

This is also one of the best remedy for severe hair fall with dandruff formation. The patient complains of continuous scratching with oozing of blood from the scalp. Mentally patient is very anxious and hot temper. Have sensitive skin more prone to skin infections.

Homeo Care Clinic

Dr. Vaseem Choudhary along with his team has treated many patients successfully with dandruff so if you are seeking your cure please visit Homeo Care Clinic, Pune for further assistance.