How to Get Rid of Dandruff

by Contributor ; Updated September 28, 2017

How to Get Rid of Dandruff. Most dandruff is caused by a disorder of the oil-secreting glands known as seborrhea. Read on for various steps you can take to reduce or eliminate this embarrassing condition.

Items you will need

  • Bath Towels
  • Lemons
  • Thyme
  • Vinegar
  • Combs
  • Dandruff Shampoo
  • Lecithin
  • Tea Tree Oils
  • Vitamin E
Step 1

Mix 8 tbsp. peanut oil with the juice of half a lemon. Rub the mixture into your hair, leave on for 10 minutes and then wash as usual.

Step 2

Add 3 drops of tea tree oil, a natural antiseptic, to a small amount of shampoo and then wash your hair.

Step 3

Rinse your hair with a solution of 1/4 c. vinegar and 1 qt. water.

Step 4

Use an infusion of the herbs chaparral or thyme as a hair rinse.

Step 5

Add flaxseed oil, primrose oil or fish oil to your diet.

Step 6

Use kelp as a seasoning.

Step 7

Take selenium, vitamin B complex, vitamin E and zinc supplements. Do not exceed 100mg of zinc a day.

Step 8

Take vitamin C and a bioflavonoid complex.

Step 9

Add lecithin granules or capsules to your diet.

Step 10

Make at least 50 percent of your diet raw food.

Step 11

Avoid or decrease your intake of fried foods, dairy products, sugar, chocolate and nuts.