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How to make an anti-dandruff shampoo at home

Dandruff is a common issue faced by both men and women all around the world. Most of them are annoyed at having such a condition. Today, if we go searching for a remedy, we could find numerous shampoos that are marketed and is guaranteed to be effective against dandruff. However, a majority of the users are not fully satisfied with such shampoos. But, these customers have later reported to having fully overcome the dandruff issue as they switched to homemade shampoo.

Yes, homemade shampoos are far more effective than other anti-dandruff shampoos. One of the greatest disadvantages of store-bought anti-dandruff shampoo is that it contains ingredients like

  1. SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate)
  2. Different types of preservatives
  3. Harsh detergents

All these above-mentioned ingredients have side effects and they often can lead to hair loss. If you are a person who is not satisfied with your store-bought shampoo, here is some of the homemade shampoo you could try instead.

  1. Lime Scalp Detox and cucumber


  1. Peeled and chopped cucumber- 1 cup
  2. Lime juice – 1 teaspoon
  3. Rosemary essential oil- 1 teaspoon


To prepare this homemade shampoo, you have to first blend the cucumber to a fine paste.  Now, mix this paste with the lime juice and so your Detox scalp is ready for use.

  1. Honey based anti-dandruff shampoo


  1. Raw honey – 1 tablespoon
  2. Water – ¼ cup
  3. Aloe Vera gel – 1 tablespoon
  4. Peppermint essential oil – 1 drop
  5. Rosemary essential oil – 2 drops


Preparing this anti-dandruff shampoo is very easy. All you have to do is mix 1-tablespoon honey with ¼-cup water and then add the Aloe Vera gel, Peppermint essential oil, and rosemary essential oil and your anti-dandruff shampoo is ready.

  1. Shikakai based


  1. Shikakai – 5-6 pods
  2. Water – 2 ½ cups
  3. Reetha or soap nut – 1 Nos
  4. fenugreek seeds – 1-2 tablespoons
  5. marshmallow root – 1-tablespoon


All you have to do to prepare this anti-dandruff shampoo is to combine the ingredient herbs, boil them in water for almost 15 minutes, and then allow the whole mixture to cool. Now, stain out the herbs and store them in a bottle for use.

  1. Rhassoul clay


  1. Rhassoul clay – 1-2 tablespoons
  2. Water – 3-4 tablespoon
  3. Aloe Vera gel – 1 tablespoon
  4. Orange peel powder and lime peel powder – 1 tablespoon
  5. Marshmallow root powder – 1 tablespoon


This is the simplest homemade anti-dandruff shampoo that you can prepare. All you have to do is simply add water to the clay, make it runny paste, and then add all the other ingredients.


Say bye to your dandruff issue, all you have to do is take a break from using those store-bought shampoos and start using homemade shampoos mentioned above. On the other side if you don’t want to this hectic work buy a good anti-dandruff shampoo that suits to your hair. I hope this article may helped you. Thanks!

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