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Heads up! Get rid of dandruff once and for all with this amla and neem hair wash

Published on:17 October 2021, 07:00am IST
Experiencing dandruff? Nourish your tresses and provide them with protective properties with this amla and neem hair rinse.
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Go natural to fight dandruff! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

A hair rinse made from natural ingredients is extremely beneficial for protecting your hair against a variety of issues, and supplementing its health. All you need is to utilise some kitchen staples to keep your tresses healthy, and steer clear of common problems like dandruff.

Dandruff is a common condition which causes the skin on the scalp to flake, and can make your confidence take a plunge due to the flaky scalp being sprinkled over your shoulder and hair.

When making a hair rinse, you could use ingredients to specifically target problem areas. So, if you’ve been dealing with dandruff, then worry not because we have a hair rinse that you can prepare using only two ingredients — amla and neem.

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Say goodbye to dandruff with amla and neem hair rinse! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Here’s how amla and neem can benefit your hair

Amla is a nutrient rich fruit which promotes hair health, due to the presence of essential vitamins and antioxidants. As per research published in Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, amla helps improve the health of damaged hair, prevent hair fall, and ward off dandruff. Amla also protects the scalp from lice and parasite infections due to its antibacterial properties.

Neem has antibacterial and antifungal properties, that reduces the side-effects of dandruff, and scalp infections. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, and can help battle hair loss and dullness.

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A traditional remedy to swear by when dealing with dandruff! Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

So, ready to make your hair rinse?

Amla and neem hair rinse

This is what you will need to make the hair rinse:

  • 3 to 4 dried neem leaves
  • 10 to 12 drops amla juice
  • 250 ml water

Here’s how you can make neem and amla hair rinse:

Step 1: In boiling water, add neem leaves, and let them cool for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2: Add amla juice to the neem infused water. Your hair rinse is now ready!

Here’s how you can use the hair rinse:

1. After you’re done washing your hair, pour the hair rinse on your scalp and along the length of your tresses.

2. Rub it into the scalp for better absorption. Let it sit for 3 to 5 minutes, just like a conditioner.

4. Now, rinse it with warm water.

Make sure that you use this hair rinse at least once or twice a week to see an improvement in your hair health!