Dandruff causes hair fall or hair loss, itching in scalp, acne, pimples and recurrent infection of facial skin. Natural herbs are very good solution for dandruff.
According to dosha theory of ayurveda dandruff is caused by vitiation of vata and kapha doshas of scalp. Ayurveda has recommended many herbal formulations and remedies for dandruff. These ayurvedic herbal remedies for dandruff are very effective.
In normal conditions the new cells of scalp skin push the older ones to the surface of scalp. The dead and old cells are shed almost in an invisible way. But in few conditions this process becomes unusually rapid and the dead cells are shed in form of dry flakes.
These flakes collectively constitute what we call dandruff.
According to ayurveda dandruff is caused due to vitiation of kapha and vayu. Vitiated kapha and vayu make the scalp skin dry. Vitiated kapha causes itching of scalp. Thus dried scalp skin comes out in flakes.
The probable causes for dandruff are:
Self Care for dandruff:
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