Tuesday, 29 September 2020 | 12:22 WIB

These Natural Remedies Can Help Eliminate Dandruff

These Natural Remedies Can Help Eliminate Dandruff (flickr)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Dandruff does not only cause itching in the head, but also reduce the beauty and quality of life. Five natural ingredients, such as apple juice, lemon, rice paddy straws, coconut and mengkudu fruit, are powerful in driving away dandruff. These natural ingredients contain high antioxidants that can kill germs that cause dandruff. Below are the five natural ingredients for eliminating dandruff:

1. Lime

Not only as a refreshing drink, according to Rachman, a therapist from Herbal Alternative Medicine Clinic in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta, lime was also able to be used to overcome the problem of dandruff.

Utilizing lime to overcome dandruff is quite easy. You just choose a fresh orange, wash it, and cut into two. The lime cuts are then squeezed. Take the lime juice and wipe to the scalp area evenly until it feels little sore on the scalp.

Afterwards, let stand for approximately 15 minutes. After seeping into the hair skin, wash your hair thoroughly. We recommend this treatment is done every three days. If the routine is done then the dandruff will disappear after five treatments. After the results obtained in accordance with what you want, for the treatment of lemon mask and lemon juice is quite smeared and consumed once a week.

2. Apple Juice

The content of amino acids, potassium (potassium), magnesium, calcium, vitamins and beta-carotene, acidic substances and enzymes in apples is very efficacious used to remove dandruff. All these substances have the ability to kill the germs that cause dandruff and regenerate new skin cells.

According to Rudi Karaman, herbalist and therapist who practices in Tubagus area, Bandung, to overcome the problem of dandruff, this apple should not be consumed directly but processed again in a way that is mashed or blended until smooth.

Processing is quite simple, ie grab a fresh apple, then wash in running water. Afterwards, peel the skin clean and cut into small pieces. Put it in a blender and add a glass of water.

Once smooth, the apple is filtered until the juice remains. The juice is then directly smeared into the scalp area and hair until evenly distributed.

In order to extract more apple cider, you are advised to do a mild massage on the hair. Afterwards, let stand for 10-15 minutes for more apple cider more pervasive. In order for your hair to not look  tangled, you are advised to wash your hair with shampoo to clean after applying the apple juice.

3. Coconut and Pineapple

No less powerful than apple cider, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, phosphorus, sulfur, and chlorine in coconut and pineapple also work to overcome dandruff problems.

With all this content the coconut has the ability to kill the germs that cause dandruff and regenerate it with new skin cells. Not only that, the content of zinc contained in it also plays a role in maintaining the health of the head of dandruff.

If you are interested the way is quite easy. As a first step, Soetresno M. RM, therapist, herbalist as well as Chairman ASPETRI Bekasi Branch, advise you to choose the old coconut fruit.

After that split into two parts then wash until clean. Afterwards grate the meat until smooth, then squeeze with ½ cup water. Next, take ¼ pineapple grain, then wash it with running water. Then peel the skin and scar until smooth. Take one lemon, wash it and then squeeze the water. Mix all these ingredients together, stir well and filter.

Mixture of natural ingredients is then smeared on the scalp until evenly and slightly sore on the scalp. After that, let stand for approximately 15 minutes. Once seeped into the skin of hair, you are advised to wash your hair thoroughly.

4. Mengkudu fruit

Not only nutritious to cure various dangerous diseases, mengkudu can be used to overcome the problem of dandruff. Mengkudu has the ability to kill the germs that cause dandruff and replace it with new skin cells. The content of vitamins and minerals contained in it also plays a role in maintaining the health of the head of dandruff.

To overcome the problem of dandruff, choose the fruit mengkudu already ripe in the tree. Wash clean with running water then split into two parts. Next, rub the noni fruit into the scalp area of the scalp (dead skin cells) then rub until blended. Leave for 5-10 minutes then wipe with a clean cloth that has been in the wet hot water. Do this three times a week. If you do this routinely, dandruff will disappear within a month.

5. Rice Paddy Straws

Rice does have many advantages. In addition to the fruit can be used as a staple food source, it turns out that the rice paddy straws can be used to overcome the problem of dandruff. The content of vitamins and minerals contained in it turned out to have the ability to clean the scalp cells that have died due to dandruff and replace it with new skin cells.

Slightly different from the previous processing of natural materials, the processing of the rice handle is a bit more complicated. As a first step, take two bunches of dried rice paddy straws and then burn to ashes.

Afterwards add 1 liter of water into it, then dew in the open air overnight. Furthermore, water that has been left overnight is used as a shampoo to shampoo. In order for this mixture of water content can penetrate up to the scalp do light massage for 5-10 minutes.

Then, rinse with a juice of lime juice that has been ripe and diluted with two glasses of water. Then the hair should be air-dried. Do this three times a week. If you do this routinely, dandruff will disappear in five treatments.