Benefits of Turmeric in tackling dandruff

The orange powder of the turmeric rhizome (Curcuma longa) is a spice with many virtues which constitutes a natural remedy to treat digestive disorders, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, atherosclerosis and certain cancers.

This plant, a cousin of ginger, is also coveted for beauty treatments because its’ cosmetic properties help fight the signs of aging, reduce facial hair, skin whitening and fade stretch marks.

Did you know that turmeric can also be used in hair care to beautify the hair, make it grow faster and treat certain conditions of the scalp? I invite you to discover recipes using turmeric to care for your hair. We will consider four benefits of turmeric in tackling dandruff.

Dandruff is a manifestation of a disorder of the formation of the epidermis. The cells of the scalp are renewed too quickly and the oil present on the scalp forms a cluster of cells that have not had time to dry out gradually. This scalp condition is often accompanied by an unpleasant itching.

Capillary Properties :

Turmeric has antibacterial properties, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. This spice naturally cleanses the scalp and reduces dandruff by stimulating blood circulation in the scalp.

Turmeric Recipe against dandruff :

The problem of dandruff can be treated by applying a mixture of turmeric and olive oil on the scalp before taking a shower. Leave the hair care for 15 minutes, then rinse the hair with a natural shampoo.

About the author


Eric Smith is a medical professional and researcher. His actual research interests are focused on psoriasis, hair loss, cosmetic dermatology, facial rejuvenation, hair diseases, mesotherapy and fillers.