Apply tea tree oil for the care and relief of Dandruff
Effectiveness: 3.6Popularity: 16
Why it works: Tea tree oil is an effective antibacterial and antifungal which kill malassezia, a yeast-like fungus which is one of the most common causes of dandruff.
How it works: Add few drops of tea tree oil to shampoo or use a tea tree oil shampoo for its anti fungal properties. OR Apply organic tea tree oil in combination with other oils like jojoba or olive oil in order to reduce its concentration and to avoid itching and irritation on sensitive scalps. Tea tree oil is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial in nature, enabling it to exterminate bacterial and yeast formation on the infection prone scalps.
Precautions: Tea tree oil may cause skin irritation, swelling, burning, and redness for some people.
Don't take tea tree oil by mouth.
The self cure remedy of Apply tea tree oil for the care and relief of Dandruff has an effectiveness score of 3.6 and a popularity score of 16 on the self-cure system.