Getting Rid of Scalp Infection and Severe Dandruff Naturally

Abstract

As claimed by the international journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, studies on the frequency of dandruff and scalp infection across the world have shown a prevalence of dandruff up to 50%. In the general population, its commonness may be increasing sharply with rapid urbanization. No inhabitants in any topographical region would have proceeded freely without being affected by such ailments at some stand in their life. While there are abound medications sketched to tend scalp infections and Dandruff Natural Remedies can be just fruitful.

Introduction

Those unpleasant white flakes on the collar of your dark shirt or your blouse are dandruff. Dandruff is a sign that your skin is exfoliating which is completely normal but the problem comes up when dandruff becomes an eyesore. In more severe cases you will see a redding of scalp and lots of oil.

The scalp becomes infectious if fungus or bacteria enter the scalp through hair follicles or damaged skin. Bacteria cause some common Infections such as folliculitis and impetigo while microorganisms like ringworm cause fungal infections. In severe cases, you will see pus, redness, etc.

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How severe dandruff and scalp infections occur?

The key reason for the cause of severe dandruff and scalp infections are succeeding-

  1. Nutritional deficiency:- When there is a deficiency of vitamin B and other such vitamins then dandruff can easily multiply.
  2. Season:-During autumn – winter when the scalp is dried dandruff comes up while it refines in summer.
  3. Oily hairs and scalps:- Some fungus-like Malassezia lie on the scalp of many adults and cater to the scalp grease this is why extremely oily skin and hair persons have a high proneness to such infections as it gives satisfactory territory for fungus to proliferate.
  4. Certain health issues:- This is still a question why patients with Parkinson’s disease have a high risk of scalp infections similarly Those people with compromised immune systems are susceptible to dandruff.

What does Ayurveda say about these hair problems complications of severe dandruff and scalp infections?As claimed by traditional medicines scalp infections are results of-

  1. Prolonged intake of cold water
  2. Repressing natural urges
  3. Enormous alcohol consumption
  4. Excessive usage of salty food
  5. Irregular sleeping habits
  6. Improper maintenance of hair
  7. Enormous sweating
  8. Exposure to UV radiations

Dandruff and scalp infections are kept under the head of Shudraroga, which appears due to the disparity of Tridoshas. The prime doshas involved are Kapha and Vata. As we know that Kapha has qualities like softness and stickiness while Vata is dry and rough. So in the aggravated state both doshas as per their predominance cause certain impurities in the scalp which are dry and sticky in nature. These impurities assemble in deep tissue and aggravated Vata and Kapha doshas cause itching and flaky patches due to this scalp woodshed more than the usual which leads to dandruff and scalp infections and the place of origin of such ailments is KESHBHUMI (scalp). Acharya Sushruta, Madhava and Vagbhata have given following symptoms of such disorders:-

  • Itching
  • White scales like structure
  • Dryness
  • Hair loss
  • Numbness of scalp

What are the side effects of general hair care products available?

The panoply of products used by hair care professionals and even the normal persons to wash, dye, shape and beautify hair is not entirely free from adverse events. Such effects consist mainly of irritation dermatitis, acne, burning of the scalp, changes in blood pressure, dizziness, headache, inflammation or soreness at hair, persistent local rash, eczema etc. The most frequently seen allergens include paraphenylenediamine (PPD) in hair dyes, glycerol Monothioglycolate (GMTG) in acid perm lotions, and ammonium persulphate in hair lighteners as well as certain components in hair formulations such as preservatives and fragrances causes damage to our scalps and leading to scalp ailments.

There may be side effects that can damage your scalp in the long run. So, choose your product wisely as they contain many harmful chemicals.

Herbal supplements by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a famed Ayurvedic brand that offers therapeutics for various diseases. The medicines are results-oriented and used globally. The products assembled under the brand are positively unadulterated and contain standardized herbal extract and powders.

The products for the above ailments are

  1. Neem capsules
  2. Radiant skin hair nails formula
  3. Gandhak Rasayan
  4. Triphala guggul
  5. Bakuchi oil

Let’s have a look in detail on the description of each product-

1. Neem Capsules

Medicinal properties of neem have been known in India since time immortal. These capsules contain the standardized extract of Neem (Azadirachta indica). It not only helps in the treatment of scalp infections but is beneficial in many ailments. Neem removes off all scalp infections and stimulates both the growth and texture of the hairs

DOSAGE: 1 to 2 caps twice daily with normal water, after meals.

2.Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula:

This product contains Rubia cordifolia (Manjistha), Fumaria Officinalis (pit papad), Swertia chiretta (Chirata), and Aloe Barbadensis (Ghrit kumari). Natural dietary herbs in this nutraceutical help to a large extent to maintain healthy hair, skin and nails. It improves the hair growth in the affected area and restores the normal color of the scalp.

DOSAGE: 1 to 2 caps twice daily with normal water, after meals.

3.Gandhak Rasayan

It contains purified Sulphur (Gandhak). This classical medicine helps to fight infections of the scalp and perish the depositions. These tablets help in eliminating the toxins by trapping them in blood and provide purified blood to the scalp for nurturing it with nutrients and avert the chances of localization of toxins on the scalp.

DOSAGE: 2 tabs twice daily with normal water, after meals.

4.Triphala Guggul

This classical medicine consists of Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula), Vibhatiki (Terminalia Bellirica), Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Pippali (Piper longum), Guggulu (Commiphora Mukul). Triphala is well known for its action on hair problems but in combination with guggul and other herbs, it eliminates the manifested infection on our scalp. And also removes the flakes of dandruff.

DOSAGE: 2 tabs twice daily with normal water, after meals.

5.Bakuchi Oil

Bakuchi oil helps to treat various skin problems like itching, red papules, eczema, dermatosis, etc. It effectively corrects the scalp infection due to its detoxifying activity (Shodhak) on the skin. It also removes the flakes and plaques which occurred due to eruptions and rejuvenates the underlying skin.

DOSAGE: Few drops of oil should be applied or can be massaged gently over the affected area.

PRECAUTION: WITHOUT CONSULTATION DON’T USE THESE MEDICINES.

Diet and lifestyle Recommendation

If a flaky scalp is harassing you, here are a few steps to add to your hair care routine that will take care of this menace.

  1. Always keep your head clean which will save your scalp from harsh weather and contaminants.
  2. Always wear a hat, scarf, cap on your head while your way out in sun.
  3.  Always dry out your hair after you exercise or after a sweaty day.
  4. A diet rich in vitamins should be consumed which will help in maintaining the proper scalp and healthy hair.
  5. Try exfoliating your scalp.
  6. Home remedies are an amazing option for dandruff cure. So, try a variety of home remedies and find out the one which suits you and follow it religiously.
  7.  Consult an experienced doctor if your infection spirals out of control.
  8. Wash your pillow-cases and hair-brush regularly.
  9. Follow a proper regimen for your hairs i.e. shampoo your hairs regularly to avoid infections.

These tips work like magic, best to try it out yourself!

Precautions to be taken

The safeguards used for scalp infections and dandruff are next:

  1. Never touch your scalp or hair with dirty hands if you are suffering from dandruff.
  2. Don’t share your personal items like hair-brush.
  3.  If you have long and sharp nails scratching which can cause open scalp wounds.
  4. Using apple and cider vinegar as a home remedy for many ailments. But it does not generally support in the case of dandruff.
  5. Special dandruff shampoos containing zinc or Sulphur can reduce yeast populations and offer help but their smell and packaging no longer make them repellent.

Contact with Planet Ayurveda team to provide you the costing/ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

Conclusion

Although hair and scalp infections are generally are not associated with significant physical morbidity but the physiological impact of it may be very high Changes in the appearance of skin and hair affect self-esteem and confidence in social settings. It should be recognized that scalp changes in some cases may be a sign of more substantial medical problems. So, one should follow the medications, diet, lifestyle provided as in prior.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Read More

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